Principal Planning Officer

Posted 19 May 2023
Salary £50 - 55 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration3 Months
DisciplineTown Planning
Contact NameCameron de Wit

Job description

Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in London in the search for a Principal Planning Officer to join their town planning department team on a 3-month rolling contract.
The successful candidate will lead on all Major Development Management projects including the most significant and complex major developments including all pre-applications.
To prepare and present written or oral reports and briefings to the Mayor, Cabinet, Planning Committees, Members' Forum and other bodies, and to attend and lead meetings with Members as necessary, and to support the preparation and management of agendas and meetings as required by the Managers of the Planning functions within the directorate.
The contract offered is for 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 and are offering flexible working arrangements with site visits once a fortnight
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 - £50-£55per/hour (DOE)
Job Ref - 42747
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.