Senior Planning Officer
About the role
In response to a gap in the structure, this Local Authority are looking for an experienced hand to play an integral role in their Development Management team.
As the successful candidate, you will be tasked with handling a caseload of minor and major development proposals. This will involve negotiating Section 106 agreements, liaison with key stakeholders (developers, architects, external consultants etc.) and, drafting and presenting delegated reports at committee.
The temporary contract will be for an initial 3-6 months, however, further extension may be likely dependent on performance - previous contracts have been known to run beyond 12 months. There may also be potential for the successful candidate to transition from a temporary contract to a permanent one.
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.
You will have a desire to upkeep excellent knowledge of the planning process, legislation and policies 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.
My client are looking to review applicants and hold interviews imminently, with the view to start ASAP.
If you are interested in this role, please click apply. Job descriptions are available.
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