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Planning Officer

Employer
Carrington West
Location
Essex
Salary
£35 - 40 per hour
Closing date
26 Feb 2022
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Job Details

Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in Essex in the search for an experienced Planning Consultant to join their Development Management team on an initial 3-month contract.
 
We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and energetic planning professional who can demonstrate the qualities to successfully deal with an interesting and varied caseload of planning applications, primarily consisting of Householder and Minor applications - this will be a mixture of Full applications (1-9 houses and commercial developments), Prior approvals (Such as barn conversions), and others such as pre-applications.
 
This post is offered on a fully remote basis; the council have community engagement officers who will carry out site visits on your behalf, however where you feel it may be beneficial, the council are happy for you to carry out your own site visits.
 
To apply for these roles, it is essential that you have worked as a development management case officer in a local authority planning department or at an equivalent level in a private practice. The successful candidates must have good fundamental and technical knowledge and understanding of all relevant planning legislation and policies. You will need to have excellent communication and negotiation skills as you will be working in a team environment, as well as dealing with other professionals. We are looking for a motivated self-starter with a can-do attitude.
 
It would be beneficial to hold a Post-graduate degree in planning, regeneration or a related discipline, and have the eligibility for membership of RTPI.
 
The council are looking for candidates who will be able to hit the ground running and are offering flexible working arrangements
 

Carrington West Pay Rate - Up to £40per/hour
 
Job Ref - 30347
 
Please call Cameron de Wit on 02393 876014 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email myself or our planning team if you are short of time to chat:
cameron.dewit@carringtonwest.com
planning@carringtonwest.com
 

Carrington West's dedicated Town Planning Recruitment Team supply clients UK wide on both a permanent and contract basis and all levels of seniority. If this role is too senior, too junior or in a location that is unsuitable, but you are keen on options, please still feel free to apply and we can discuss other, often unadvertised roles with you.

Company

Carrington West has a dedicated team offering town planning jobs in the UK town planning sector. Our Town Planning Team operate within the interim, contract and permanent employment markets within town planning. Our town planning candidates benefit from many years’ experience of placing professionals into local authorities UK wide.

 

As well as our council client base, Carrington West service some of the most desirable town planning consultancy jobs available. We have considerable experience in recruiting for town planners, development management officers, policy planners, regeneration planners, conservation officers, project managers and urban designers from entry level through to Director / Head of Service. For a discrete conversation or to find out about the latest town planning jobs we have available, please contact our Town Planning Team today on 02393 876096.

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Telephone
02393 876096
Location
North Harbour
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO6 3EZ
United Kingdom
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