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Principal Planning Officer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £45 per hour

  • Contact:

    Cameron de Wit

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876014

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Hours

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in the North of England in their search for a Principal Planning Policy Officer. The contract will be for a 12 month period and can be offered on a largely remote basis (Office presence only required for key meetings).

We are looking for an experienced Planning Specialist with recent local authority experience and the ability to hit the ground running in leading and supporting the delivery of the Strategic Planning Team work programme.
Key responsibilities
·Support for the Examination in Public for the join plan with a key focus on jobs, new homes, and sustainable growth
·Preparation of the Council's Local Plan
·Leading and assisting on the preparation of Masterplans, Supplementary Planning Documents, Planning Briefs and other documents as required
·Interpretation and management of data and evidence
Our client is willing to offer a flexible working situation, with an expectation of site visits once per/week.
Interviews are due to take place imminently, if this post is of interest, please do get in touch at your earliest convenience to discuss.
It would be beneficial to have a relevant degree or equivalent qualification in town planning and be a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)

Carrington West Pay Rate - £45p/h
Job Ref - 36181
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.