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Planning Officer - Remote Working

Macdonald & Co
£20.00 - £23.00 per hour Umbrella Co
Closing date
18 Jan 2021

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An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a Planning Officer at a prestigious London Borough Council with an exemplary reputation for delivering high quality and innovative development through the Planning system.

As a Planning Officer within a fast-moving area team, you will be responsible for managing a caseload of minor to complex medium applications encompassing residential, householder, infill housing, commercial, change of use, mixed-use and listed building consents in some of the capitals most vibrant conservation areas.

  • Managing a caseload of minor to medium planning applications within statutory time frames
  • Provision of paid pre-application advice to developers, architects and external consultants
  • Undertake duty planning
  • Prepare detailed committee reports
  • Negotiate finalize and discharge conditions and reserved matters
  • Issue Certificates of Lawful Development
  • Prior Approvals

This represents an excellent opportunity for a Planning Officer who wishes to work at a diverse and densely populated London Borough Council providing unique exposure to a variety of different types of development.

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 or overseas.

You will have an acquired a minimum of 12 months post qualification experience processing minor to medium applications in conjunction with a natural enthusiasm for Town Planning and Development Management in particular.

In addition to this candidates will have good analytical and communication in both written and verbal forms.

For further details please contact Jeremy Wright at Macdonald & Company on either 0207 318 5263 or email



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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