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Planning Officer

Employer
Macdonald & Company
Location
Kent
Salary
£28 - £30 per hour
Closing date
29 Jul 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

My client, a LPA based in Kent is currently on the look for a bright and enthusiatic Planning Officer to join their team.

You will dealing with a variety of developments located in prime residential locations, picturesque conservation areas in conjunction with busy commercial districts.

Core responsibilities will include processing a large backlog of minor to medium applications which include residential extensions, small scale change of use, mixed use, infill housing, new build, commercial advertisements and listed building consents.

Duties include;

  • Managing a caseload of minor to medium planning applications within statutory time frames
  • Validation of planning applications
  • Provision of paid pre-application advice to developers, architects and external consultants
  • Conduct duty planning
  • Coordinate and attend site visits
  • Prepare detailed committee reports
  • Negotiate finalize and discharge 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.

You will have extensive experience in processing a mixed caseload of minor to medium applications with good communication and report writing skills.

For further details please contact Connor Stringer at Macdonald & Company on either 020 7318 1775 or 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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