Senior Planning Officer

East London
£28-32 per hour
06 Feb 2019
06 Mar 2019
Officer, Planner
Full Time
Contract Type

My client, a busy Local Authority on the London/Essex border are looking for a Senior Planning Officer to join their team within Development Management, and in particular working with exciting Area Team planning applications and must have good experience of dealing with the public, including in potentially confrontational situations.


You will be joining as a Senior Planning Officer a growing team who are looking to expand their staffing levels with a number of regeneration and major development projects and are looking for someone with experience of writing medium to high complexity reports, correspondence, briefing notes and similar documentation. The council will also offer 1 day per week home working after the first few weeks.


Requirements for Senior Planning Officer post:

  • Robust experience of working with external agencies, the private sector and the general public with experience of customer care.
  • Experience of handling, coordinating and negotiating planning proposals in a fast based, target driven environment.
  • Be able to work with minimal supervision and self-manage a personal caseload, must have good negotiation skills, the ability to produce complex reports of a high quality and demonstrate good customer handling skills.


In order to be successful for the Senior Planning Officer position you must hold a valid UK driving licence, however the council will provide you with a pool car you can use. You must also be able to clearly demonstrate recent local authority experience handling a mixed caseload of complex minor and small major applications.


The client will be looking to pay between £28-32 per hour for the successful Senior Planning Officer and would be looking for somebody to start as soon as possible. Ackerman Pierce will guarantee you weekly payment, as well as a personal consultant that you will work with and ensure that you're in the best hands. Please contact Ollie Melton if you have any questions regarding Town Planning jobs nationwide!

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