Planning Policy Officer

East Midlands
02 Mar 2017
02 Apr 2017
Policy and Strategy
Full Time
Contract Type

This Local Authority is seeking a Planning Policy Officer to join their team on a minimum of 3 months.

About the Role:

Our client is seeking a Policy Planner to become a key a part of the Planning Policy team. The Authority is seeking an individual to specialise in employment and retail aspects of planning policy for their upcoming Local Plan. Ideally the successful candidate will have experience in the formulation and implementation of spatial planning policy, including contribution to decision-making at a senior level, and of working within programme and project management principles in a challenging environment.

The role would be for an initial 3 months but ideally they would be looking for a candidate for up to 6 months and possibly longer. The pay rate for this role is negotiable and dependent upon your level of experience and expertise.

The Council are looking for someone to interview and start as soon as possible.

About You:

A thorough understanding of all aspects of Planning Policy is essential and experience of Local Plans is preferred. The successful candidate will ideally have a few years of experience in a Local Authority based Planning Policy role. A chartered and qualified planner (MRTPI) is preferred but not essential.


If you would be interested in applying for this role, please do send your CV to me through Planning Resource, or to

If you would like to have a chat about this role, or others, feel free to give me a call on 02077669045 - and ask for Sohan!