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Senior Policy Planner

England, Essex
£40 - £44 per hour
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Policy and Strategy
Local Authority
Specialist / Consultant

Job Details

Our local authority client is seeking a dedicated Senior Policy Planner to facilitate housing, planning, and regeneration growth within the borough. This is a contract position that promises rich professional engagement and strategic planning activities, ideal for individuals passionate about place-making and community-focused development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading the development and execution of the Castle Point Plan, ensuring it meets strategic, community-driven outcomes.
  • Working collaboratively with team members, stakeholders, and partners to align with the borough's vision and objectives.
  • Facilitating broad-based community engagement to ensure that planning policies are inclusive and effectively address local needs.
  • Adapting planning strategies based on robust engagement and evidence.
  • Contributing to a culture of continuous improvement within the team by embracing innovative planning policies and practices.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in planning policy with a focus on urban regeneration and community development.
  • Ability to lead and influence strategy and policy development effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work successfully with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • The capacity to adapt to new ways of working and manage multiple priorities.
  • Commitment to promoting safeguarding and welfare practices within the community.

Working Arrangement:

  • Hybrid working model with at least one office day per week, facilitating greater flexibility and work-life balance.

If you have a solid background in planning policy and are looking for an opportunity to actively contribute to community transformation, we encourage you to apply now to join our client in steering vital urban development initiatives.


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

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