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Planning Officer

  • Location:

    England

  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Cameron de Wit

  • Contact email:

    Cameron.deWit@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876014

  • Job ref:

    JO0000034306

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    16/07/2022

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in the Midlands in their search for a Planning Officer to join their Development Management team. This will be offered on a 6-month initial contract (Extensions likely); you will be expected to deal with a caseload of householder and minor applications - OUTSIDE IR35.
 
We are looking for a qualified Town Planner with recent local authority planning experience and the ability to hit the ground running in picking up their own caseload.
 
To apply for this role, it is essential that you have worked as a development management case officer in a local authority planning department or at an equivalent level in a private practice. The successful candidates must have good fundamental and technical knowledge and understanding of all relevant planning legislation and policies. You will need to have excellent communication and negotiation skills as you will be working in a team environment, as well as dealing with other professionals. We are looking for a motivated self-starter with a can-do attitude.
 
Our client is willing to offer a flexible working situation, with an expectation of site visits being required once a week/fortnightly. Part time working arrangements can be considered.
 
It would be beneficial to hold a RTPI accredited Planning Degree or equivalent Planning qualification and/or have experience in a similar position.
 
Interviews are due to take place imminently, if this post is of interest, please do get in touch today
 

Carrington West Pay Rate - £35 to £40p/h OUTSIDE IR35
 
Job Ref - 34306
 
Please call Cameron de Wit on 02393 876014 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email myself or our planning team if you are short of time to chat:
cameron.dewit@carringtonwest.com
planning@carringtonwest.com
 

Carrington West's dedicated Town Planning Recruitment Team supply clients UK wide on both a permanent and contract basis and all levels of seniority. If this role is too senior, too junior or in a location that is unsuitable, but you are keen on options, please still feel free to apply and we can discuss other, often unadvertised roles with you.