Senior Policy Planner

Macdonald & Company
East Anglia
up to £50/h
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time
Planning, Policy and Strategy
Consultant, Planner
Local Authority
Specialist / Consultant

Job Details

An exceptional opportunity has emerged for the role of Senior Policy Officer within a Local Authority in East Anglia.

In this role, you will play a pivotal role in the development and advancement of Local Plan documents, as well as in conducting economic surveys related to the 5-year housing plan. Furthermore, you will engage in public consultation activities involving various social groups to enhance the neighborhood plan.

Key responsibilities will encompass:

  • Orchestrating extensive consultation initiatives to develop the neighborhood plan
  •  Assisting in the preparation of Local Plan documents
  • Collaborating with and overseeing external consultants tasked with delivering various policy studies 
  • Crafting development briefs
  • Evaluating neighborhood plans
  • Compiling foundational data to support Local Plan documents 
  • Conducting Local Plan reviews by assessing existing policy documents and creating necessary amendments and updates 
  • Drafting Local Plan policy documents and associated DPD's and SPD's
  • This opportunity offers involvement in a diverse policy program, providing exposure to various thematic policy areas.

Successful candidates should hold a degree in Town & Country Planning or a related field and possess practical experience as a Senior Policy Planner or Policy Officer, particularly in the preparation of Local and neighborhood plans.

To express your interest in this position, please contact Sean Lindley at 0207 318 1777


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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020 7629 7220
2 Harewood Place
Hanover Square
United Kingdom

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