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Development Management Officer

Macdonald & Company
£25.00 to £26.00 per hour Umbrella Co
Closing date
5 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Development Control
Officer, Consultant
Local Authority
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Job Details

A pro-development London Borough Council with some of the Capitals most diverse and prestigious residential and commercial districts require a Development Management Officer.

In this prime London location, you will work within a vibrant and supportive development management team processing a mixed caseload of minor to complex applications.

This role is that it also offers real career progression for a Planning Officer with 12 months or more experience, as you will have the opportunity to pick up and process a broad and varied range of planning applications consisting of residential, commercial, change of use, infill housing, prior approvals and listed building consents etc in urban and greenbelt areas.

Duties include;

  • Managing a caseload of minor to complex planning applications within statutory time frames
  • Provision of paid pre-application advice to developers, architects and external consultants
  • Conduct duty planning
  • Coordinate and attend site visits
  • Prepare detailed committee reports
  • Negotiate finalize and discharge conditions
  • Coordinate appeals
  • Advise planning enforcement teams about retrospective planning approval and variation to conditions

Successful candidates will have a degree in Town & Country planning or an affiliated subject with practical experience as a Development Management Officer from either a public or private sector background in the UK or overseas.

You will have an aptitude for processing a mixed caseload of minor to medium applications with good communication and report writing skills.

For further details please contact Jeremy Wright at Macdonald & Company on 0207 318 5263 or email;




Macdonald & Company is the leading professional recruitment consultancy for the real estate, built environment, energy and environmental sectors. Established in 1994 and headquartered in the UK, we apply local knowledge with true global connection through our offices in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa.

Our specialist teams act for every class  of organisation owning, occupying, financing or advising on property, construction and engineering – developers, investors, institutions, funds, banks, consultancies and contractors. We are the preferred recruitment partner of RICS - the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

The Company’s Energy & Environmental division acts for clients across oil and gas, maritime, utilities, natural resources, power generation, renewable energy and sustainability sectors.

Macdonald & Company is a subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange quoted Prime People Plc.

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