Our client requires a Principle Town Planner to join their Development Management Team and work independently of the Area Delivery Lead managing a caseload of major and complex planning applications, planning performance agreements and developments proposals or projects. You will be the lead Planning Officer for a defined area of our clients Borough. You will also mentor a small team of Planning Officers so you will be required to sign off cases for committee.
On a daily basis you will come into contact with a wide range of stakeholders and will be required to keep Elected Members, MPs and customers appropriately informed on planning matters and deliver a high level of customer care. You will regularly be required to attend and present items at Plans Panel, make recommendations and give planning advice to Elected Members.
To apply for this role you will need a significant amount of town planning work experience gained within a local authority context. A detailed knowledge of the statutory and policy framework within which planning decisions are made is absolutely essential as are formal qualifications; minimum to degree level and ideally with professional accreditation.
This will initially be offered as a 5 month contract but it will be an on going rolling contract offering 35hrs per week. Our client is a Local Authority in South West London and they are offering £40-£45/hr (inside IR35).
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