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Planning Consultant - Expert Planning Witness

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Planning Consultant - Expert Planning Witness

  • Location:

    Greater London

  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £90 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Hitchman

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 027

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Expert Planning Witness - Public Enquiry
Town Planning Consultant
South-East England
£90 per hour - OUTSIDE IR35
Contract to start ASAP until mid-December
Up to 20 hours per week required - Can be worked alongside other role(s)
Job Ref - 28690
My client is seeking a planning professional who has experience of being an Expert Witness at Planning Enquiries on behalf of a local authority.
8 full days required for public enquiry towards the end of the year.
Essential Requirement: Public Inquiry Experience
Coordinate with a multi-disciplinary team;
·Draft all statements for submission:- Proof of Evidence, Statement of Common Ground, Rebuttal Responses etc;
·Review all specialist/third party statements and coordinate consistency across the Councils case;
·Liaise with legal and appointed Counsel;
·Attend as an Expert Planning Witness at public inquiry (cross examination);
·Detailed knowledge of and ability to explain the Council' interpretation of the sequential test in relation to flood zone development;
·Be able to understand and explain the implications of viability on the suitability and availability of sites (detailed FVA matters will be led by a specialist viability consultant);
Carrington West are willing to offer £90 per hour for this position.
To be successful in this position you MUST BE:
·A Qualified Town Planner with significant experience within a Local Authority Planning Department and must have had experience as an expert witness previously
To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV then call Ben Hitchman on 02393876027
If you are a Town Planner who is interested in job opportunities, but this role is not of interest, please still apply then we can consider you for other positions.