planning officer in london

13 March 2019
joe chart, randstad cpe
job type
£ 26 - £ 30 per hour
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construction & property
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 26 - £ 30 per hour
reference number
joe chart, randstad cpe
0203 680 0600
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job description

Planning Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Planning Officer based in a Local Authority in Central London.

Post: Planner

Rate: Circa £26 - £30 per hour

We are looking for an experienced Planning Officer to manage an application/enforcement/ conservation & design caseload including making recommendations and handling any appeals and giving compliance and general planning advice in accordance with the councils corporate core principles.

The main duties of the role are as followings;

* Process a variety of applications together with giving specialist observations and pre-application advice. Undertake consultations, site visits, evaluation and negotiation in order to generate high quality recommendations.
* Undertake enforcement investigations, appeals and submissions under the Planning Acts, Orders and Regulations, including consultations, site visits, evaluation and negotiation with applicants/transgressors and other interested parties.
* Provide advice on possible breaches of planning control, including obtaining evidence, negotiation with interested parties, making recommendations for action, following up decisions on recommendations and instigating and effecting necessary legal proceedings in order to pursue breaches in planning controls.


* To hold a degree level qualification in an appropriate discipline and be able to complete a professional qualification related to the post held.
* Knowledge and experience of current legislation and working practices relating to the post applied for.
* Two years post qualification experience eligibility for membership of an appropriate professional body and substantial further experience relevant to the post.

Clients are looking to interview and shortlist shortly, so please submit your CV promptly for consideration.

Please apply with submission of your CV and Joe Chart from our London CPE office will be in Touch. For more information and a confidential chat about the position, please do not hesitate to call us on 0203 680 0630

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Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


local authority experience


Royal Town Planning Institute

educational requirements

Planning and Regeneration MSc