Our client, a local authority, is looking for a Senior Planner to independently manage key specialist projects, related to the monitoring of planning policy and its broader implementation within the borough, as allocated by the Programme and Change Delivery Manager as well as the Spatial Planning and Design Team Manager. Specific Duties and Responsibilities:Responsible for supporting the delivery of high-quality planning policy in line with national and regional planning policy guidance. Ensuring a strong evidence base exists for the development and monitoring of the boroughs' development plan documents and policies as well as other guidance as applicable, also meeting the requirements set out in the prevailing legislation. Responsible for collection and analysis of planning related data for submission to regional and national government as required. To assist in the application of planning policy and information to decisions on a full range of development management case work including complex and/or high-profile planning applications and pre-application advice.To work independently, taking personal responsibility for ensuring that the full range of data/information is available to support planning policy work including the development and review of development plan documents and specialist policy areas, pre-application advice, the input of policy advice to complex and high-profile planning applications, working to identifiable deadlines in a manner that is consistent with meeting corporate targets and objectives. To use a wide range of digital and/or specialist software to collate, query, analyse, interpret and present development monitoring, demographic and socio-economic data to facilitate the development of clear and robust policy formulation and the production of regular authorities' monitoring reports.Still searching? Not all of our vacancies are on our website yet. We're happy to provide a tailored careers guidance service, so for the best chance of finding your ideal opportunity, get in touch with one of our specialist consultants and we will be able to support you with your job search.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.