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DM Planning Officer | Private Sector | UK Wide

Penguin Recruitment
West Midlands, England, Birmingham
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Closing date
29 Jul 2021

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Full Time
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Job title: Development Management Planning Officer

Salary: Competitive

***UK WIDE***

A fantastic opportunity has become available for a Development Management Planning Officer to join an Independent planning practice and the role is very flexible as we are considering candidates all across the UK.

To be considered for this role we are looking for candidates to have come from an LPA background specialising within DM and someone who has the drive and enthusiasm to work from home on a full time basis.

My client works closely with LPA's when they outsource there work and are looking for the successful candidate to undertake the following duties:-

- To process planning application validations against a 24- or 48-hour turn-around target and to make the decision as to whether the application is invalid or valid (referring to the Senior Planning Technician or Team Leader where necessary for guidance)

- To negotiate amendments to application submissions by communicating with the applicant/agent via telephone, email, letter

- Checking of additional information submitted for planning applications

- Checking/identifying consultation on planning applications

- Allocating applications to planning officers based on schema

- Using the Councils back office system to update applications and carry out GIS checks

- Answering queries from applicants/agents regarding applications

- To meet all daily production targets and update project documentation including Daily Production and Quality Logs.

On offer for the right candidate is an excellent salary and a very flexible working arrangements!

If you are interested in this role then please call Katy on 07982620231 and forward your CV to and I will be in touch!


Penguin Recruitment has over 10 years experience in the Town Planning Sector. Our dedicated team of Planning Consultants are actively working with Consultancies, House Builders, Strategic Land Promoters and Local Authorities across the UK.

Whether you are a Graduate looking for that first career step, an Associate Director looking for that strategic move, or an employer in the Town Planning Sector looking for a Recruitment Partner, Penguin’s considerable experience can help you achieve your goal.

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166B Alcester Road
166B Alcester Road
West Midlands
B13 8HS
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