Planning Manager

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    Susan Rafat

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    8 months ago

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MSELECT is hiring a Planning Manager for a major telecom service client in Duhok. Candidates must have a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience and be fluent in English, Kurdish and Arabic is a plus.

Job Summary
As a planning manager, you will liaise with planning officials and advise the business on planning policy and regulation, ensuring that compliance is met. You will have a keen eye on budgetary constraints and play a key role in project managing all new developments.


  • Overseeing planning development plans and applications.
  • Advising stakeholders on planning policy and regulations.
  • Providing counsel and representation at key planning meetings and appeal hearings.
  • Managing planning compliance.
  • Informing and updating budgets associated with new developments.
  • Offering hands-on advice to management and producing reports for senior staff.
  • Training and managing junior staff.
  • Report writing



  • Minimum of four years’ experience
  • A demonstrable understanding of planning policy and development management legislation.
  • A track-record of excellent time management skills and an ability to work under pressure.
  • An understanding of, if not experienced in, the planning process from start to completion.
  • Fluent in English. Kurdish and Arabic is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree qualifications



  • An ability to communicate clearly and negotiate confidently.
  • Experience using IT systems including database management.
  • Excellent administrative capabilities.
  • Team player with an ability to lead on projects when required.
  • Experience of managing conflicting workloads and priorities.

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process