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Policy Officer - Leicestershire

Employer
Oyster Partnership
Location
Leicestershire
Salary
DOE
Closing date
7 Jun 2021

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Hours
Full Time
Discipline
Policy and Strategy
Function
Officer
Sector
Local Authority
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Job Details

I’m currently working with a Local Authority in Leicestershire who are looking for a Planning Policy Officer to join them on an initial 3 month contract. My client is willing to negotiate on pay rates for the right candidate and the role will be 100% remote working with potential site visits. 

Duties will include:

  • Leading on researching evidence and data analysis.
  • Drafting policy documents.
  • Carrying out and analysing the results of public consultation.
  • Carrying out sustainability appraisal work.
  • Drafting proposals to release land from the greenbelt.
  • Leading on community and stakeholder consultation at certain stages of the strategic planning process, including processing and assessing consultation responses.
  • Providing advice to Development Management officers, other Council services, elected Members, stakeholders and residents on a range of planning policy matters and technical areas.

You will ideally hold a degree relative to Town Planning and will have 1-2 years worth of experience working in a Policy team in a Local Authority.

The role is inside of IR35 and the client is looking for the potential candidate to start as soon as possible.

If you are interested in this role, please click apply or email me your CV.

Still not sure? Feel free to give Chloe a call on 02077669075 to discuss this role in more detail or chat about other opportunities Oyster have on.

Company

The Town Planning Team at Oyster Partnership are specialists in both the interim and permanent markets across the public and private sectors.

Our public sector team covers all levels of interim vacancies from Assistant level to Heads of Service across the UK in development management, policy, enforcement, economic development, conservation and urban design.

Our private sector team works with some of the biggest names in Property across the UK from Graduate to Director level. We recruit into consultancies, house builders, commercial developers, renewable energy companies, and waste management companies.

We strive to achieve results for client and candidates by building strong relationships through a friendly consultative service that has helped us become the award winning firm we are today.

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Telephone
020 7766 9000
Location
St Albans House
57-59 Haymarket
London
London
SW1Y 4QX
United Kingdom
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