Senior Urban Design Officer
Initial 3 Month Contract
Job Ref - 29192
Our London Borough client is looking for an experienced Senior Urban Design Officer, to deliver efficient and high-quality urban design advice and guidance, including on major planning applications, masterplans and public realm proposals to the Town Planning Department.
Full Job Profile available, however the main areas are as follows:
·To lead on the preparation of specialist evidence in respect of appeals including presenting evidence at Public Inquiries, Hearings and written representations.
·To work independently and take personal responsibility for a full range of complex and/or high-profile planning applications and pre-applications:
·To take full responsibility for your own caseload, demonstrating exceptional organisational skills to enable you to manage multiple projects with competing demands and priorities
·To work independently to assess, negotiate and set out clear and robust recommendations in an accurate, well written officer report based on relevant policies and other material considerations, with minimal supervision.
·To work effectively with the Planning Policy team on the urban design and place making component of the two boroughs' Local Plans, identifying issues and recommending solutions that add value to enable the production of sound policy and guidance
·To demonstrate highly articulate written and oral communication skills with particular reference to report writing and public speaking
·To maintain an up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation and to take a proactive approach to relevant changes in legislation
Fantastic area of London that has great transport links, however the majority of the work can be from home if required.
3-month contract initially offered, however this is likely to be for up to 12 months depending on performance.
The client wishes to make you aware that the team are friendly and welcoming and the atmosphere in the office is very good.
Carrington West are willing to offer £35-40 per hour for this position.
To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV then call Ben Hitchman on 02393876027
If you are a Town Planner or Urban Designer who is interested in job opportunities but this role is not of interest, please still apply then we can consider you for other positions.