Senior Planner (Major Applications)

Macdonald & Co
East Midlands
£35.00 to £40.00 per hour Umbrella Co
Closing date
5 Nov 2020
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One of the Midlands most progressive Borough Councils has an urgent requirement for a Senior Major Applications Planner.

This council is looking for a highly experienced Development Control Planner to join the team and work on a caseload of major and strategic applications ranging from 30 units up to 150 +. This role will also give you the chance to work closely with the DM Team leader to mentor members of the team and sign off delegated reports/ casework, the caseload will entail you working on a range of residential, mixed-use, change of use and commercial applications.

Duties will include;

  • Managing a caseload of major planning applications within statutory time frames
  • Provision of paid pre-application advice to developers, architects and external consultants
  • Attending site visits
  • Prepare detailed committee reports
  • Negotiate finalise and discharge conditions
  • Coordinate appeals
  • Advise planning enforcement teams about retrospective planning approval and variation to conditions

Successful candidates will have a degree in Town & Country Planning or an affiliated subject with practical experience as a Development Control Officer in the UK.

Home working: 5 days per week with a requirement to attend site visit when needed.

Successful candidates will have a degree in Town & Country Planning or an affiliated subject and have acquired practical experience as a Senior Planner or Principal Planner working on Major Applications.

If you would like to be considered for the position, please contact Elliot Miles on 0207 318 5261.

Macdonald & Company is the leading professional recruitment consultancy for the real estate, built environment, energy and environmental sectors. Established in 1994 and headquartered in the UK, we apply local knowledge with true global connection through our offices in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa.

Our specialist teams act for every class  of organisation owning, occupying, financing or advising on property, construction and engineering – developers, investors, institutions, funds, banks, consultancies and contractors. We are the preferred recruitment partner of RICS - the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

The Company’s Energy & Environmental division acts for clients across oil and gas, maritime, utilities, natural resources, power generation, renewable energy and sustainability sectors.

Macdonald & Company is a subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange quoted Prime People Plc.

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  • 2 Harewood Place
  • Hanover Square
  • London
  • W1S 1BX
  • GB
  • 020 7629 7220
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