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Senior Planning Officer

London Borough of Harrow
Harrow, London (Greater)
£48,639 - £51,651
Closing date
14 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Local Authority

The London Borough of Harrow is two seeking a Senior Planning Officers to support the effective renewal and regeneration of London Borough of Harrow. The post holder will prepare and review professional reports and formulate recommendations on major and minor planning and regeneration projects for decision at the Planning Committee or by way of delegated process. Present planning applications at planning committee meetings answering questions from the committee members as necessary, to inform their decision.

The successful candidate will have:

    Knowledge of current Town and Country planning, practice, procedures and legislation, in one or more areas; within planning, enforcement, policy or development control. Excellent working knowledge of current planning legislation and practice.  Ability to examine and assess information on planning applications and appeals and other planning matters, and to present a balanced analysis of competing issues.  Ability to use the council's computer databases, software packages and mobile communications to input, update and investigate records and files and to prepare reports for publication. Ability to negotiate with applicants and developers in order to achieve improvements to the quality and outcome of planning applications. Planning Degree or equivalent qualification accredited to the RTPI. Able to demonstrate continued professional development and prepared to work towards membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute. Full UK driving licence holder.

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