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Planning Officer

Employer
Macdonald & Company
Location
London
Salary
£25 - £28 per hour
Closing date
18 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Discipline
Development Control, Planning
Function
Planner
Sector
Local Authority
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Job Details

An outstanding opportunity has arisen at a vibrant Central London Borough Council for a Planning Officer to work in a dynamic Area Team.

Your primary responsibility will be to work on a diverse caseload of minor to complex medium applications in densely developed areas in the capital.

Caseloads will commonly include a variety of development such as householders, residential extensions, small scale change of use, mixed use, new build, infill housing, commercial advertisements and listed building consents.

This borough represents an excellent environment promoting career progression as those Planners who perform well and have a natural interest and enthusiasm for larger development have gone on to have the opportunity to pick up small scale major applications over time.


Duties include;
 

  • Provision of paid pre-application advice to developers, architects and external consultants
  • Manage a mixed caseload of minor, complex medium and major applications
  • Conduct duty planning
  • Coordinate and attend site visits
  • Prepare detailed committee reports
  • Negotiate and finalise the discharge of 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 Control Officer in the UK or overseas.

In addition, you will have exemplary written and verbal communication skills in conjunction with the ability to work as part of a team.

For further details, please feel free to contact Connor Stringer at Macdonald & Company on 0207 318 1775 or via email on cstringer@macdonaldandcompany.com.

Company

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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Website
Telephone
020 7629 7220
Location
2 Harewood Place
Hanover Square
London
W1S 1BX
United Kingdom
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