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London Borough of Lambeth
Lambeth, London (Greater)
Starting salary £34,689 pa, enhanced through a MS of 7%
Closing date
31 Oct 2021
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Starting salary £34,689 per annum. The salary for the roles will be enhanced through a Market Supplement of 7%.

Lambeth is recruiting two Planning Officers within its Development Management service to assist in managing all aspects of the development management process. The roles provide an exciting and rewarding long-term career opportunity for the successful applicants.

About Lambeth

Lambeth is a vibrant borough located in the heart of London that offers a wide and varied range of work. Its favourable position attracts iconic projects by international developers and world class architects. Notable recent schemes have included the redevelopment of the Shell Centre and Elizabeth House in the South Bank / Waterloo and extensions to the Oval cricket ground.  The borough is unique in its variety of locations stretching from Waterloo and Vauxhall in the north, with a distinctive range of prominent riverside locations. There are lively and diverse town centres such as Brixton and Clapham, through to Streatham and West Norwood in the south which have a more suburban feel to them.  

Working for Lambeth

These roles all provide the perfect opportunity for you to progress your planning career and skills on a range of exciting planning applications that will have impact on the way Lambeth and London change.

We offer modern flexible and hybrid working arrangements, as well as our new state-of-the-art offices in Brixton. Lambeth will pay for your RTPI membership.

The roles

We are looking for talented individuals with a passion for planning and shaping places that will help us deliver high quality developments throughout the Borough. The nature of the job requires excellent written, verbal communication and negotiation skills.

All candidates will need to have a relevant degree, and ideally be working towards, or have secured, chartered membership of the RTPI. You will also be expected to demonstrate experience and knowledge of development management commensurate with the role that you apply for.

You will provide support to elected members and senior officers and use your sound planning judgement to make reasoned and considered recommendations on complex matters, and to present cases to the Planning Applications Committee. Your workload will include interesting and varied development proposals as the borough features world class cultural and tourist attractions, a wide range of housing, a vibrant nightlife, a significant number of conservation areas and listed buildings, successful retail and leisure destinations and large employment areas.

To discuss these opportunities in more detail, please contact the Area Team Managers: Greg Woodford on 0207 926 1420 or at or Ben Le Mare on 020 7926 6271 or at

Closing Date: Sunday 31 October 2021 at midnight

To apply: please visit our website or click here to apply online.

Apply URL: Job Description - Planner (210000HB) (

CVs will not be considered.


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