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Hampshire - Senior Planning Officer

Oyster Partnership
Closing date
5 Aug 2021

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Full Time
Development Control
Local Authority
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Job Details

I am working with a Local Authority in Hampshire who are looking for a Senior Planning Officer on an initial 3 month contract. They would be looking for the candidate to start immediately and the role would be focused on a mixed caseload of minor applications.

Duties will include: 

  • Dealing with Householders, Minor and some small Major applications
  • Provision of paid pre-application advice to developers, architects and external consultants.
  • Co-ordinate and independently carry out site visits when needed in conjunction with other officers
  • Advise Planning Enforcement teams about retrospective planning approval and variation to conditions.
  • Liaise with the rest of the Development Management team on reports and subsequent decisions.
  • Experience with Greenbelt and Flood Zones is highly beneficial.

Candidate’s Required Experience:

  • Several years’ of experience within Local Authorities.
  • MRTPI would be beneficial.
  • Private Sector experience is considered.
  • Ability to drive and access to own car.

Working Arrangements:

  • Rate has been left negotiable dependent on experience - likely to be £33-38p/h
  • Role to more than likely be inside IR35.
  • Immediate start
  • A compressed working week and remote working is available.

If you feel your skills and experience would be suited to this role, please call 020 7766 9075 and ask for Chloe.


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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