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Principal Planning Officer

Macdonald & Company
London (Greater)
£45+ an hour
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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A rare and exceptional opportunity has arisen for a Principal Major Applications Planner at a dynamic and forward thinking local authority in the Home Counties.

This council is currently driving forward innovative Town Centre and urban renewal projects as part of an ambitious programme of growth development and investment.

As key figure within a vibrant development management team, you will play a key role managing a caseload of large-scale major and strategic planning applications that will include strategic residential led schemes ranging from 200 to 400 units with commercial, retail, public realm and associated community infrastructure.

Moreover, in the future there could be the potential to work on phased major sites applications in the Greenbelt. Additional components also include entering in to complex negotiations with leading developers in relation to PPA’s and pre-app stage stages to facilitate the delivery of high quality development.

The successful Principal Major Applications Planner will have acquired practical experience as a Senior or Principal Planner in development management with an aptitude for processing large scale major applications through the planning system.

In addition you must have a natural enthusiasm for Planning and major development with an aptitude for dealing with complex planning issues.

For further information or an informal discussion, please feel free to contact Alex Ashman at Macdonald & Company on 0207 318 5261 or email


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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