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Senior Planner

Macdonald & Company
£43 - £45 per hour
Closing date
3 Jun 2021

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Full Time
Local Authority
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Senior Planner:

One of the home counties largest councils has an urgent requirement for a Senior Planner.

This council is looking for a highly experienced Development Control Planner to join the team and work on a mixed caseload of minor to major applications entailing house holder, residential and mixed-use applications. The council have expressed they have a number of very interesting mixed-use and residential schemes for this planner to work on comprising of residential schemes up to approx. 100 units upwards (major applications).

Duties will include;
  • Managing a caseload of minor to major planning applications within statutory time frames
  • Validation of planning applications
  • Provision of paid pre-application advice to developers, architects and external consultants
  • Attending site visits
  • Prepare detailed committee reports
  • Negotiate finalize and discharge conditions
  • Coordinate appeals
  • Advise planning enforcement teams about retrospective planning approval and variation to conditions

Contract duration: 3 months on a rolling basis (likely to roll on for 9-12 month minimum)

Candidate Pay rate: £43 -£45.00 per hour Umbrella Co

Successful candidates will have a degree in Town & Country planning or an affiliated subject with practical experience as a Senior/ Principal Planning in UK Planning Sector.

You will have an aptitude for processing a mixed caseload of minor to major applications with good communication and report writing skills.

For further details please contact Elliot Miles at Macdonald & Company on 0207 318 5261 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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