Principal Planning Officer

Osborne Richardson
South Yorkshire
Up to £40 per hour
Closing date
27 Sep 2020
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Osborne Richardson have an excellent opportunity for a Principal Planner to join the Development Management team of a Local Authority in South Yorkshire.

You will take a lead role within the team managing major and complex minor planning applications and appeals and dealing with contentious development control issues, including undertaking negotiations with applicants/prospective developers and representatives of other Council departments. As a senior member of the team you will be expected to represent the Council by preparing and presenting expert and professional evidence at public inquiries, informal hearings and in court.

To carry out this role you will need to be a degree qualified town planner with experience working as a senior member of a local authorities development management team. Ideally you will have experience of working on applications of 100 units and over and have a comprehensive understanding of the current issues and developments affecting planning, regeneration and local government in the UK.

This role will require you to work remotely and it will initially be offered as a 3 month contract The rate offered will be £40/hr (inside R35). Please get in touch for more information.

Here at Osborne Richardson our business is people - Our simple philosophy recognises the need to fully understand the objectives and needs of both our Candidates and Clients to provide the highest level of service and the most effective tailored solutions. 

We act on behalf of a diverse range of clients, including Private Sector Consultancies, Developers, Design Consultancies and Central and Local Government bodies 

Our consultants have a thorough knowledge of their specialist sectors and extensive experience of recruiting for Permanent, Interim and Contract positions throughout the UK.

We are committed to providing both Clients and Candidates an informed, personal and high-quality level of service, dedicated to achieving their recruitment and personal career objectives.

For further information on how we can help please contact one of our consultants on 0207 5801500 or alternatively email;

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  • Circus House
  • London
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