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Senior Town Planner

Osborne Richardson
£32910 - £36922 per annum
Closing date
14 Jan 2021
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Job Details

Osborne Richardson have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Town Planner to join our clients Development Management Team for a 12 month Fixed Term Contract.

Your work will focus on dealing with a caseload of complex minor and medium planning applications as well as large scale major planning applications, and you will be providing expert technical advice at every stage. On a daily basis, inline with our clients service-wide and corporate performance indicators, you will assess, negotiate and set out clear and robust recommendations in an accurate, well written officer report based on relevant planning policies and other material considerations. You will also be required to carry out site visits and represent the Council at committee.

You must have at least 5 years of relevant and recent experience of managing a caseload of this type with a UK local authority. It is essential that your knowledge of current planning legislation and guidelines is fully up to date. You must have great communication skills as you will be dealing with a wide range of stakeholders on a daily basis to convey complex, detailed information in a clear, concise format. This local authority has a high volume of work at the moment so requires a planning officer who can hit the ground running.

The post will be split between our clients Major Projects Team, assisting with the processing of large scale mixed use planning application, and their West Area Team.

Our client is a local authority in Devon. The annual salary offered will be between £32,910.00 - £36,922.00 depending on your experience. Please get in touch for further details.


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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Contact Us
  • 4th Floor
  • Circus House
  • London
  • W1W 8BX
  • GB
  • 0207 580 1500
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