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Senior Planning Officer | Public Sector | Perm

Penguin Recruitment
Wales, Neath Port Talbot
£33782 - £37890 per annum + Benefits
Closing date
19 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Officer, Planner
Local Authority
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Job Details

Senior Planning Officer

South Wales


£33,782 - £37,890 per annum

37 hours per week

We are looking to speak to experienced Planning Officers in South Wales regarding an exciting opportunity in the Development Management team of a South Wales Local Authority.

The main purpose of the role is to undertake all duties associated with the statutory Development Management service for the Authority and any associated appeals and enforcement, whilst securing quality and efficient outcomes.

Main duties include:

-Responsible for a caseload of controversial, complex and/or strategically important planning and related applications or enforcement cases.

-Attending site visits.

-Providing planning advice to the public.

-To negotiate the delivery of planning obligations

-Preparing appeal statements

-Giving attendance at hearings and public inquiries.

-Support junior Planning Officers

-To undertake other duties as may be reasonably required

About You

-You will also need excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills, and a strong commitment to customer care.

-The post requires a planning qualification to Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) standard or equivalent relevant Development Management experience.

-It is also essential that you have the ability to travel throughout the County Borough.

-Welsh language skills are not required but are desirable.

Why Apply?

-Grade 9 which equates to £33,782 - £37,890 per annum

-31 days AL + BH and 1x day at Christmas.

-Agile working policy to develop a healthy work/Life balance

-Relocation Scheme covering up to £8,000!

-Business-related expenses reimbursed

-Discounted Gym Membership


For more information on the council, county, economy, vision or values, please contact Matt Fraser on 01792 365 000 or email your CV to


Penguin Recruitment has over 10 years experience in the Town Planning Sector. Our dedicated team of Planning Consultants are actively working with Consultancies, House Builders, Strategic Land Promoters and Local Authorities across the UK.

Whether you are a Graduate looking for that first career step, an Associate Director looking for that strategic move, or an employer in the Town Planning Sector looking for a Recruitment Partner, Penguin’s considerable experience can help you achieve your goal.

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