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Principal Planning Officer

England, Surrey
£50 - £55 per hour
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Development Control
Local Authority
Specialist / Consultant

Job Details

About the Role - Principal Planning Officer
Local authority in the field of Development Management, is seeking a skilled and motivated Principal Planning Officer to join their team. This contract position offers an excellent opportunity to work within the HTP sector and make a meaningful impact on the local community.

About the Council
well-established organization committed to the sustainable development of the local area. With a focus on ensuring high-quality planning processes, the council plays a vital role in shaping the future of the district.

Key Responsibilities
  • Independently handling a range of Development Management (DM) cases, including minors and majors
  • Working with minimal supervision to assess and process pre-application enquiries
  • Providing technical advice and guidance to stakeholders
  • Contributing to the efficient operation of the planning service

Job Requirements
  • Significant experience in Development Management
  • Strong technical knowledge and understanding of planning legislation and policies
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and make informed decisions
  • Attention to detail and excellent organisational skills
  • Managing and mentoring junior staff members

If you are a dedicated and skilled Senior Planning Officer looking for a rewarding opportunity within the Development Management field, we would like to hear from you. Apply now!


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Company info
01489 898989
1450 Parkway,
Solent Business Park,
PO15 7AF

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