LPA Policy Consultant
Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in London with their Search for an experienced Planning Policy Officer to join their Planning department on an initial 3 month contract.
Our client is looking for a motivated, technically competent policy planner with a strong customer service and community engagement ethos.
You will be supporting the policy team during a Regulation 18 consultation for a new Local Plan that is underway, and starting work on development of the new Local Plan. This will include setting up and running engagements and meetings, developing policy options and appraising them, assessing the evidence base to identify gaps and develop policy, and preparing a range of statutory and non-statutory documentation.
The right candidate has strong time and project management skills and will be able to independently manage a wide range of tasks. They will engage with the community and stakeholders, carry out all necessary consultations, contribute to the project management of the local plan process, ensure work is undertaken with a sound understanding of the most up to date national and regional context, develop innovative solutions to the borough’s challenges and issues, and help develop and assess policy options and preferred approaches using the objectives agreed during the scoping of the Integrated Impact Assessment. They will also update senior officers and Member as necessary.
Pay Rate - £50 Per Hour (Umbrella)
Please call Ben Hitchman on 02393876027 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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