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Principal Planning Officer

Carrington West
Hybrid Working
Market related
Closing date
28 Apr 2024

Job Details

Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in the South West of England in the search for a Principal Planning Officer; this will be offered on an initial 6-month basis.
The successful candidate will be expected to have sufficient experience supporting a local authority Development Management team. We are looking for an experienced officer to progress major planning applications; you must have significant post qualification experience delivering development management solutions for new developments. The caseload will include a range of residential (50-100 dwellings) and commercial applications. Although not mandatory, experience across greenfield sites, reserved matters, town conversions into flats and HMOs, mixed use schemes (Rural and Urban) and greenbelt sites would be beneficial.
The contract offered is for an initial 6-month duration with the potential to extend, the council are looking for candidates who will be able to hit the ground running and are offering flexible working arrangements with site visits once every 2-3 weeks.
A comprehensive working knowledge and experience of Development Management is essential. It would be beneficial to hold a Planning Degree or equivalent Planning qualification and full membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute, although this is not mandatory.
Carrington West Pay Rate - Negotiable dependant on experience
Job Ref - 50032
Please call Cameron de Wit on 02393 876014 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email myself or our planning team if you are short of time to chat:

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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02393 876096
North Harbour
United Kingdom

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