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Principal Planning Officer

  • Location:

    West Sussex

  • 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:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in the South East, in the search for a Principal Planner to join their Development Management team on a initial 3-6 month contract. This role will be fully remote despite initial site visits.

My client is looking for a town planning specialist who is confident and comfortable with assessing Major Applications and Planning Performance Agreements (PPA) with little guidance. Applications will include mixed use major applications, commercial applications and residential - approximately. 200 to 300 houses.
Experience within a similar position is necessary. It would be beneficial to hold a Post-graduate degree in planning, regeneration or a related discipline, and have the eligibility for membership of RTPI.
Candidates will be considered on both a full time and part time availability. Our client is looking for someone to start almost immediately and is available to interview prior to the Christmas break. If you are interested in going forward for the role then please get in contact as soon as possible using the details provided below.
Carrington West Pay Rate - £45 per hour (DOE)
Job Ref - 30256

Please call 02393 876014 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email the following: 


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