Principal Planning Officer - South East

South East England
£40 - £55 per hour
29 May 2019
28 Jun 2019
Jamie Vear-Altog
Development Control
Full Time
Contract Type

Based in the South East, this Local Authority seeks the help of a Senior/Principal Planning Officer for 6-12 months...

About the Role

You will be required to take on a ranged caseload of major and strategic development proposals (200+ units) involving political, ecological, social and geographical pressures (i.e. Nimbyism, Conservation Areas, Listed Buildings Consent, Green Belt matters etc.). This will involve the preparation of planning briefs, the presentation of reports at Committee, negotiating S106 agreements.

The temporary contract will be for an initial 3-6 months, however, further extension may be likely dependent on performance and success of perm recruitment - previous contracts have been known to run beyond 12 months.

The Successful Candidate

You will ideally have Membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), be qualified to degree level in Town Planning or a relevant discipline and have proficiency in dealing with major and complex development proposals.

You will have a desire to upkeep excellent knowledge of the planning process, legislation and policies (including S106 and Environmental Impact Assessments) and have demonstrated an ability to effectively prioritise work-loads and manage projects within timescales.

It is essential that you hold a valid UK driving licence in order to conduct site visits and business-related mileage shall be expensed at £0.45 per mile. Pool cars are available.

About you

You will ideally be eligible for Membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and have significant experience (5+ years) working on similar projects in a Development Management context within Local Authority.

What's next?

Please click apply if this role is of interest to you.

If you would like to have a discreet chat about this role in more detail or would like some free market advice, call Jamie on 02077669067.

I am currently recruiting for a number of posts across London and the South East. Most of my opportunities are not advertised, especially if I have candidates in mind who would be suitable for the job. To not miss out, please give me a call or email.

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