Development Management Officer

Employer
G2 Recruitment
Location
West Midlands Region
Salary
DOE £20ph-£24ph OUTSIDE IR35
Closing date
4 Jun 2021

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Hours
Full Time
Discipline
Development Control
Function
Officer
Sector
Local Authority
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Job Details

*URGENT* Planning Officer (DM) – 3-6 Month Contract – West Midlands OUTSIDE IR35

My client (a local authority) is looking for a well experienced planning officer to come in and help the team with a backlog of applications for an initial 3-6 month contract with potential for extension. The team are working fully remote with site visits being conducted once per week/fortnight.

Day to day responsibilities:

  • Effectively processing a wide range of applications for residential householder and commercial developments.
  • Carry out site inspections and negotiations with applicants and or their agents and specialist staff
  • Looking to process applications and approvals – including minor applications.
  • Provide town planning advice, negotiations, discussions and guidance to councillors, applicants and members of the public and local community organisations.
  • Dealing with your own caseload.
  • Prepare appeal statements and evidence for hearings and public inquiries

Requirements:

  • Experience working in a local planning authority
  • A deep understanding of how to process a variety of applications. (both Householder and Minor)
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and execute tasks in a timely fashion to meet the needs of the project.
  • Relevant knowledge of latest planning legislations and procedures
  • Experience of investigating potential breaches of planning and advertisement

Further details:

This role is on a 3-6 month initial contract.

It will be remote working but with occasional site / office visits.

They are looking for an immediate start.

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The rates for this role will be negotiated depending on the individual experience and will be discussed at interview stage. They are looking at £20-£24ph OUTSIDE IR35

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If this role is not the best fit, please feel free to pass this on to a contact that may benefit more from this role.

How to get in touch:

To be immediately considered for this great opening, please forward your CV to Taygen.ford@g2recruitment.com

Alternatively, you can directly contact Taygen Ford on 0115 666 6399.

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