Principal Planning Officer

Posted 06 September 2023
Salary £60 - 62 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
DisciplineTown Planning
Contact NameCameron DeWit

Job description

Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in East Anglia in their search for a Principal Planning Officer to join their Development Management team. This will be an initial 6 month contract with possible scope to extend.
We are looking for an experienced Planning professional with recent local authority experience and the ability to hit the ground running. We are looking for a candidate with experience of dealing with a range of applications, including housing developments of circa 250-500 homes. The role will involve case officer responsibility for a mixed caseload of applications including majors, together with an expectation of doing some application sign-off and mentoring of junior staff.
Our client is willing to offer a flexible working situation, with an expectation of on-site and office presence once a week or fortnightly.
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 - Up to £60-£62p/h (Dependant on the experience)
Job Ref - 45596
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.