Senior Development Management Officer

Carrington West
£35,432 - 39,877 per year
Closing date
6 Nov 2020
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Senior Development Management Officer
East of England
£40,000 (DOE)

An exciting new opportunity has arisen in an innovative and forward-thinking Local Authority

The purpose of the role is to process an individual case load of planning related applications and provide professional advice on a range of planning related matters.

As a member of the Development Management team, you will be working on a mixed case load of applications including Majors, Minors as well as pre-application development proposals.

Responsibilities of the role will include the following:

  • Process and make recommendations on an individual case load of planning and other applications
  • Provide and offer advice and guidance to prospective applicants, consultants, and members of the public prior to submission of applications and on general planning matters
  • Prepare and provide written evidence and act as expert witness on the Council's behalf at public inquiries and hearings
  • Advise/liaise with elected Members in relation to planning and enforcement matters in the area
  • Attend and present applications to Development Committee and undertake Committee site visits

The council are looking for an experienced Town Planner with a diverse level of knowledge on all planning matters.
The ideal candidate must have previous experience in a similar role. It would also be beneficial to have a degree & professional qualification in Town & Country planning with full membership of the RTPI.

Please call Cameron de Wit on 02393 876014 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email the below if you are short of time to chat:

Carrington West's dedicated Town Planning Recruitment Team supply clients UK wide on both a permanent and contract basis and all levels of seniority. If this role is too senior, too junior or in a location that is unsuitable, but you are keen on options, please still feel free to apply and we can discuss other, often unadvertised roles with you.

Carrington West has a dedicated team offering town planning jobs in the UK town planning sector. Our Town Planning Team operate within the interim, contract and permanent employment markets within town planning. Our town planning candidates benefit from many years’ experience of placing professionals into local authorities UK wide.


As well as our council client base, Carrington West service some of the most desirable town planning consultancy jobs available. We have considerable experience in recruiting for town planners, development management officers, policy planners, regeneration planners, conservation officers, project managers and urban designers from entry level through to Director / Head of Service. For a discrete conversation or to find out about the latest town planning jobs we have available, please contact our Town Planning Team today on 02393 876096.

Contact Us
  • North Harbour
  • Portsmouth
  • PO6 3EZ
  • GB
  • 02393 876096
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