Senior Planning Policy Officer

Vivid are working exclusively with a local authority based in Bedfordshire in search for a senior planning policy officer on an interim basis, the role will be offered at 6 months initially, with a very strong chance of extension. The client are willing to offer flexible working inclusive of working remotely and a condensed week.

The authority need assistance as they are looking to develop a new local plan in what is a busy and dynamic area. 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Prior, extensive experience in a similar role within the past 3 years.
  • Up to date knowledge of Local Plans and Local Plan work
  • A driving licence and access to a car, although this is not essential

For the roles, the authority can offer rates of anywhere £34-40/hr depending on experience.

This opportunity could be a great prospect for anyone currently working on a permanent basis interested in getting into contracting, as the client are willing to be flexible regarding start dates (waiting up to 6-7 weeks for right candidate!).

If you are interested in applying, or just hearing more on the role then please send a CV to, or call 0161 413 7290.

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