Principal Planning Policy Officer

Posted 20 November 2023
Salary £50 - 55 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration3 Months
Discipline Town Planning
Contact NameCameron DeWit

Job description

Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in Oxfordshire in their search for a Principal Planning Policy Officer to join their Town Planning department. This will be offered on an initial 3-month contract, then rolling.
We are looking for an experienced Planning Consultant to come in and hit the ground running and support the council local plan at regulation 19 stage. You will need the skills, drive and commitment to lead, review and prepare our plans and policies and deal with a complex and varied planning policy workload. The candidate will need to be pro-active, and delivery focused, innovative and highly adept in group working and problem solving. Experience in 5-year land supply, employment or delivery would be an advantage. You will be expected to lead on a number of development documents, policies & proposals, community engagement, consultation documents, sustainability appraisals, and other various tasks.
The successful candidate will be largely working remotely but you will be expected to attend the office once a fortnight.
It would be beneficial to hold a RTPI accredited Planning Degree or equivalent Planning qualification and/or have experience in a similar position.
Our client is looking to review CVs shortly. 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 - £50per/hour (Depending on experience)

Job Ref - 47250
Please call 02393 876014 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email the following:

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.