Principal Policy Officer

Posted 10 May 2024
Salary £50 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration3 Months
Discipline Town Planning
Contact NameNatalie Swaine

Job description

Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in the North of England in the search for a Principal Planning Policy Officer to join their Town Planning department. The contract will be offered on an initial 3-month contract, then rolling.
The local authority adopted their local plan last year. The council are now looking to review the local plan over the coming years, and are looking for support to help go through the local plan preparation work.
We are looking for an experienced officer to come in and hit the ground running. Responsibilities will include advising, developing and maintaining on a range of Planning and Transport policies and strategies for the Council; advising council officers, members and partners on policy and strategy development; support the development and operation of key strategic partnerships relating to the range of policy areas; and supporting on the supplementary planning documents, amongst other expected duties.
The council operate under a hybrid working arrangement with a mix between home and office working.
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.
Interviews are due to take place imminently, if this post is of interest, please do get in touch today.
Carrington West Pay Rate - £50per/hour (DOE)
Job Ref - 50934
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.