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Principal Policy Officer

Macdonald & Company
North West England
£45-£50 an hour
Closing date
16 Mar 2024

Job Details

A Local Planning Authority based in the North West has an urgent requirement for a Principal Policy Planner for an initial 6 month contract.

This authority is widely respected and have been recognised for stimulating highly successful growth, regeneration and development over the past decade.

In this post, you will take  a lead in contributing to the delivery of an efficient and effective Planning Strategy service, including engagement with developers and other key bodies in the delivery of quality developments, strategic sites and a robust planning policy framework.

Key tasks and accountabilities will be as listed.

  • To lead on a range of Planning Strategy tasks including the identification and selection strategic sites allocated within Local Plans and the preparation of associated masterplans and site-specific planning briefs. 
  • To lead on a range of Planning Performance Agreements which have been entered into with strategic site promoters, demonstrating a proven record of excellent negotiation skills and experience of working in co-operation with developers, landowners, applicants and other interested parties to ensure high quality outcomes. 

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Alex Ashman on 0207 318 5261 or email;


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.

Company info
020 7629 7220
50 Great Marlborough Street
United Kingdom

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