Principal Planning Policy Officer

Carrington West
£50 - 55 per hour
Closing date
20 Dec 2023

Job Details

Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in Oxfordshire in their search for a Principal Planning Policy Officer to join their Town Planning department. This will be offered on an initial 3-month contract, then rolling.
We are looking for an experienced Planning Consultant to come in and hit the ground running and support the council local plan at regulation 19 stage. You will need the skills, drive and commitment to lead, review and prepare our plans and policies and deal with a complex and varied planning policy workload. The candidate will need to be pro-active, and delivery focused, innovative and highly adept in group working and problem solving. Experience in 5-year land supply, employment or delivery would be an advantage. You will be expected to lead on a number of development documents, policies & proposals, community engagement, consultation documents, sustainability appraisals, and other various tasks.
The successful candidate will be largely working remotely but you will be expected to attend the office once a fortnight (On average).
It would be beneficial to hold a RTPI accredited Planning Degree or equivalent Planning qualification and/or have experience in a similar position.
Our client is looking to interview in 2 weeks time but will be reviewing CVs throughout. If you are interested in going forward for the role then please get in contact as soon as possible using the details provided below.

Carrington West Pay Rate - £55per/hour (Negotiable depending on experience)
Job Ref - 47250
Please call 02393 876014 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email the following:


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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