Senior Policy Officer

Carrington West
West Midlands
£35 per hour
Closing date
29 Jun 2022
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Job Details

Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in the Midlands in the search for a Planning Officer to join their Policy team in the Town Planning department on a rolling 3 month contract basis.

We are looking for an experienced officer to come in and hit the ground running in the preparation of the councils new local plan. The candidate will need to have had experience of planning policy; have good interpersonal skills; enjoy engaging with members of the public; and be able to work flexibly.

Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Preparation of the statement of consultation for regulation 18A issues and options new local plan
  • Assisting in the production and project managing of evidence base for the new local plan
  • Assisting in the production of the regulation 18A preferred options document

The council operate under a hybrid working arrangement with a mix between home and office working.
Access to a car would be preferable but not essential. 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 sociable candidates with good people skills.

Carrington West Pay Rate - £35 per/hour (DOE)

Job Ref - 33947

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:

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.


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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