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Senior Policy Planner

Osborne Richardson
England, West Midlands
£30.00 - £35.00 per hour
Closing date
2 Mar 2024

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Our client is a Local Authority based in the Midlands and they require a Senior Planning Policy Officer to join them for a contract role which will initially be offered for 6 months.

You will be required to carry out monitoring functions for the Planning Service and produce reports analysing the results, including monitoring the Local Plan, provide good quality and up to date advice on planning policy issues and undertake research in connection with planning policy.

As a Senior Officer you will be involved in undertaking planning monitoring and producing reports, including the Authority Monitoring Report, Annual Infrastructure Funding Statement and five year housing land supply statement on a regular basis. You will be required to carry out research and analysis and provide relevant information to customers.

To apply for this role you will need a relevant degree level qualification and, ideally, professional accreditation. You must have demonstrable understanding of UK town planning procedures, providing a solid foundation for effective decision-making and proven experience in planning policy work, showcasing your ability to navigate complex challenges. You must be able to demonstrate experience in public participation/engagement, fostering collaborative relationships within the community. Holding a Chartered membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute would be beneficial.

This contract will initially be offered for 6 months though it could be extended beyond this, and the rate offered will depend on your experience. This role is inside IR35.

Our client offers hybrid working arrangements with 2 days in the office.

Please get in touch for further information including a copy of a JD.


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