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Senior or Principal Planning Officer

Vivid Resourcing
East Midlands
£45 per hour
Closing date
17 Jun 2021

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I am working with an authority in the East Midlands who are looking for a Principal Planning Officer to start on an initial 6 month contract. They would be looking for the candidate to start within the next 2-3 weeks. The role would be working on a mixed caseload of complex minor and major applications, and it would be 100% remote apart from site visits every 2/3 weeks or so.

Duties will include: 

  • Overseeing a mixed caseload of applications.
  • Provision of paid pre-application advice to developers, architects and external consultants.
  • Co-ordinate and independently carry out site visits and prepare detailed reports.
  • Negotiate finalise and discharge conditions.
  • Change of use applications.
  • Advise Planning Enforcement teams about retrospective planning approval and variation to conditions.
  • Mentor junior members of staff.

Candidate’s Required Experience:

  • Several years’ of experience within Local Authorities.
  • MRTPI would be beneficial.
  • Previous experience of a large scale residential and commercial applications.
  • Private Sector experience is considered.
  • Ability to drive and access to own car.

Working Arrangements:

  • Rate is up to £45 per hour.
  • Outside IR35
  • ASAP start
  • Remote-working available, with some site visits required if restrictions allow

If you are interested please call Conner on 01614137290 or email your CV to

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