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Planning Officer - Remote Working

Macdonald & Co
£30.00 - £34.00 per hour Umbrella Co
Closing date
10 Mar 2021

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Full Time
Development Control
Consultant, Planner
Local Authority
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Job Details

An outstanding opportunity for a Planning Officer has become available at one of the largest LPA's in the Home Counties that are at the forefront of housing development.

In this geographically diverse council, you will work within a vibrant and supportive development management team processing a mixed caseload of minor, complex medium and small scale major planning applications predominantly in greenbelt and rural areas.

This exciting caseloads will consist of a variety of different schemes encompassing residential, commercial, change of use, mixed use, listed buildings consents and prior approvals etc.

Due to this council having a major focus on housing development you may also get the opportunity to work on larger more complex major applications once settled in.

Duties include;

  • 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
  • Conduct duty planning
  • Attending site visits
  • Prepare detailed committee reports
  • Negotiate finalize and discharge conditions
  • Coordinate appeals

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.

Homeworking: 5 days per week with site visits being undertaken on one day over a 2-3 week period.

Pay Rate: £30.00 - £34.00 per hour Limited

Contract duration: 3 months on a rolling basis

If you would like to be considered for the position, please contact Elliot Miles on or via telephone 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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