senior / principal planning officer in south east london

01 February 2019
joe chart, randstad cpe
job type
£ 25 - £ 33 per hour
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south east london, london
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 25 - £ 33 per hour
reference number
joe chart, randstad cpe
0203 680 0600
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job description

Senior / Principal Planning Officer (Majors)

*South East London* *Long term contract* *£25 - £33 per hour*

Are you a dynamic and motivated Development Management Planner looking to take a step into a role with management responsibility? Our clients are Local authority based in London who are currently looking for a Senior / Principal Planning Officer to join their management team.

This is initially a 6month contract with the option of further extensions and is an excellent opportunity for someone with experience to take the next step in their career.

This post would suit a DM Planner with the capability to work on a range of applications including major proposals of:

* strategic importance
* complex development issues
* area development initiatives
* areas of policy innovation

Main Duties:

* Prepare statements, proofs of evidence for public enquiries and act as professional witness.
* Prepare reports and make recommendations for decisions on planning applications to be determined by the Area Planning Manager, Head of Development, Director, or Chief Planning Officer under delegated powers.
* Advise senior managers and assist where appropriate lead negotiations on legal agreements associated with planning applications, in particular strategic applications, to ensure community benefits are secured and the Council's regeneration objectives are met.
* Assist in the management, and direction of the group including the co-ordination of the work of the group, and the setting of priorities.
* Deputise for the Area Planning Manager when absent.
* Assist in the recruitment and training of staff, allocation of work, and help agree targets, monitor progress, assess and implement training programmes and generally develop and motivate staff to perform effectively.
* Take an active part in the management of Development Planning and undertake projects or functions at the request of the Area Planning Manager and senior managers.


* Must have a town planning related qualification
* At least 1 years UK experience, ideally within a London Borough

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

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