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Planning Officer

Osborne Richardson
England, London
Up to £26.00 per hour
Closing date
6 Feb 2022

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This role sits within the Development Management Team of a Local Authorities Planning department and will require you to take on a varied caseload of planning applications. You will join a busy team and will therefore need to be able to pick up work from day one. Working within our clients agreed parameters you will provide technical input and advice and have responsibility to liaise with relevant stake holders to guide them through the planning process. It is essential that you are able to work quickly and confidently to provide useful information and to ensure service delivery is efficient and professional.

You will process a wide range of planning applications, including applications for residential extensions, residential developments, flat conversions, changes of use, advertisements, applications for listed building consent, conservation area consent, and lawful development certificates, applications to discharge details pursuant to planning conditions.

To apply for this role you will need a relevant town planning degree. You will need an excellent knowledge of UK planning legislation and you ideally you will have experience working on behalf of a local authorities planning department. You will need to be able to work well under pressure and manage your workload to agreed deadlines.

The role is based in south west London but this will predominantly be a working from home role, however you may have to carry out some site visits locally. Our client is looking for a quick start. Initially this role will be offered as a 3 month contract but given their workload this role has potential to be extended beyond this.

The rate offered is £26/hr (inside IR35). Please get in touch for further details.


Here at Osborne Richardson our business is people - Our simple philosophy recognises the need to fully understand the objectives and needs of both our Candidates and Clients to provide the highest level of service and the most effective tailored solutions. 

We act on behalf of a diverse range of clients, including Private Sector Consultancies, Developers, Design Consultancies and Central and Local Government bodies 

Our consultants have a thorough knowledge of their specialist sectors and extensive experience of recruiting for Permanent, Interim and Contract positions throughout the UK.

We are committed to providing both Clients and Candidates an informed, personal and high-quality level of service, dedicated to achieving their recruitment and personal career objectives.

For further information on how we can help please contact one of our consultants on 0207 5801500 or alternatively email;

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