Graduate Planning Officer (Remote Working)

Macdonald & Co
London (Greater)
£20.59 per hr Umbrella Co
Closing date
14 Feb 2021

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Full Time
Development Control
Local Authority
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Job Details

An exceptional opportunity has arisen for a Graduate Planning Officer at pro development London Borough Council.

Located in a major growth and regeneration area, you will work in a of vibrant development management service processing minor applications encompassing householder, certificates of lawful development, small scale change of use, advertisements and permitted development etc.

However overtime, there will be opportunity to progress on to a more challenging caseload that will include complex medium applications, infill housing and listed building consents etc. 

Duties include;

  • Managing a caseload of minor planning applications within statutory time frames
  • Validation of planning applications
  • Provision of paid pre-application advice to developers, architects and external consultants
  • Conduct remote duty planning
  • Prepare detailed committee reports
  • Negotiate finalize and discharge conditions
  • Process Certificates of Lawful Development
  • 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, practical experience in Development Management either via a work placement or internship is preferred but not essential.

You will have acquired practical experience processing a caseload of minor applications encompassing residential schemes with good communication and report writing skills.

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


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.

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  • Hanover Square
  • London
  • W1S 1BX
  • GB
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