Planning Officer (Design)
The City of London, Environment Department
£40,750 - £46,150 inclusive of Inner London Weighting (depending on performance/experience)
Two-year Fixed Term Contract, Full-time
The City of the Future - Exciting Opportunity to Join a Dynamic Planning Team
An opportunity has arisen to join the Planning & Development Division at the City of London. In uncertain times, the City of London prides itself on providing certainty and a strong and healthy pipeline of development is being negotiated.
The City of London is the historic and commercial core of the Capital and a world leading financial centre. Planning in the City reconciles growth and development with the stewardship of a unique heritage alongside the creation of world class sustainable places. The City has unrivalled exciting opportunities for new cutting edge architecture and the conservation of the best of the past. It is our aim to be an inclusive and sustainable place for all. If this aligns with you, then we would like to hear from you.
Planning Officer (Design)
The post holder would provide historic environment and conservation advice in the management, evaluation and negotiation of a wide range of planning and listed building applications and related matters, and where necessary formulate and articulate alternative design solutions. You will be passionate about securing the highest quality design in development proposals and would prepare guidance in respect of Urban Design, the historic environment, the built environment and related matters and to be involved in assisting the work of the Design team, the Planning & Development Division and the Department.
The post requires a degree in planning, urban design, building conservation, architecture or relevant subject or equivalent level of knowledge skills and experience and membership or eligibility for membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute or other relevant professional body.
An effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills, you will be IT literate with working knowledge of MS Office Suite.
A commitment to excellent customer services, a flexible approach to work and the ability to work to very strict deadlines are essential qualities for this role.
The closing date for applications is Monday 13 June 2022, 12 pm midday.
Interviews will be scheduled for week commencing 20 June 2022.
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The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community