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Senior Planning Officer

England, Leicestershire
£37 - £42 per hour
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Other Public sector
Specialist / Consultant

Job Details

Senior Planning Officer

Our client, a Local Authority based in Leicestershire, are currently seeking a Senior Planning Officer to join their team on a 6-month initial contract basis. This is an excellent opportunity to work on a variety of complex and challenging planning applications, contributing to the development of our client's projects within the industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Handling complex minor and major planning applications
  • Delivering persuasive presentations to the planning committee
  • Negotiating effectively with applicants, objectors, supporters, and Councillors
  • Providing expert pre-application advice
  • Utilizing the Uniform planning administration system

Job Requirements:

  • Significant experience in handling complex minor and major planning applications
  • Proven track record of presenting planning applications to the planning committee
  • Excellent negotiation skills when dealing with stakeholders
  • Experience in formulating pre-application advice
  • Familiarity with the use of the Uniform planning administration system

Experience with major and complex minor applications and a demonstrated understanding of planning regulations and processes would be highly advantageous.

This is a contract position with rates negotiable dependent on experience and qualifications. Our client offers hybrid working arrangements, providing flexibility and a healthy work-life balance. If you are a skilled Senior Planning Officer seeking an exciting opportunity to contribute to major planning projects, please 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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