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Senior Planning Officer

England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£37.00 - £40.00 per hour
Closing date
10 May 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Other Public sector
Specialist / Consultant

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Senior Planning Officer

Our client, a Local Authority in the North, are seeking a Senior Planning Officer on a 6-month initial contract. As a Senior Planner, you will be working within the development management team, processing and determining various planning applications. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the planning and development of the region.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process and determine planning applications, including householder applications, minors, and small majors.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure compliance with planning policies and regulations.
  • Conduct site visits and provide expert advice on planning matters.
  • Prepare written reports and recommendations for planning committees.
  • Contribute to the overall development strategy for the region.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in development management and town planning.
  • Sound knowledge of planning legislation and regulations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects.
  • Previous use of uniform and Idox systems would be advantageous.

This will be a 6 month initial contract with potential to extend.

£37-40 per hour.

If you are a Senior Planning Officer looking for an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact in the planning and development sector, we would love to hear from you. Apply now!


Matchtech is a leading global technical and engineering recruitment specialist, with over 30 years’ experience in successfully matching job-seekers with hiring employers across a range of industries. 

Our Town Planning team has over 20 years’ experience recruiting to the sector. Our specialist, dedicated consultants are perfectly placed to support our candidates in finding them the right position and to help our clients source the best people for their organisation. We take pride in delivering the highest levels of service and appreciate the importance of understanding the needs of our candidates and clients.

We are passionate about quality and work to the most rigorous standards in the recruitment industry. Our goal is to always exceed the expectations of our customers by providing the best delivery and the highest quality service possible.

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

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