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Principal Planing Policy Officer

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Principal Planing Policy Officer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £50 - 55 per hour

  • Contact:

    Cameron de Wit

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876014

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in Hertfordshire in the search for Principal Planner to focus on Strategic Sites. The role will be offered on an initial 6-month basis; a hybrid working arrangement is offered with a weekly presence in the office/on site each week.
All successful candidates will be expected to have sufficient experience supporting a local authority planning department. Candidates must have experience of managing strategic sites, either in terms of planning applications for large scale strategic sites or in progressing such sites through local plans. You will be expected to take a lead in contributing to the delivery of an efficient and effective planning strategy service, including engagement with developers and other key bodies in the delivery of quality developments, strategic sites and a robust planning policy framework.
The contract offered is on an initial 6-month duration with the potential to extend, the council are looking for candidates who will be able to hit the ground running - Further details on the role available upon request.
A comprehensive working knowledge and experience of Development Management is essential. It would be beneficial to hold a Planning Degree or equivalent Planning qualification and full membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute, although this is not mandatory.

Carrington West Pay Rate - Up to £50 to £55per/hour
Job Ref - 35270
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:

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.