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Senior Development Management Officer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £35,432 - 39,877 per year

  • Contact:

    Cameron de Wit

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876014

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:


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Senior Development Management Officer
East of England
£40,000 (DOE)

An exciting new opportunity has arisen in an innovative and forward-thinking Local Authority

The purpose of the role is to process an individual case load of planning related applications and provide professional advice on a range of planning related matters.

As a member of the Development Management team, you will be working on a mixed case load of applications including Majors, Minors as well as pre-application development proposals.

Responsibilities of the role will include the following:

  • Process and make recommendations on an individual case load of planning and other applications
  • Provide and offer advice and guidance to prospective applicants, consultants, and members of the public prior to submission of applications and on general planning matters
  • Prepare and provide written evidence and act as expert witness on the Council's behalf at public inquiries and hearings
  • Advise/liaise with elected Members in relation to planning and enforcement matters in the area
  • Attend and present applications to Development Committee and undertake Committee site visits

The council are looking for an experienced Town Planner with a diverse level of knowledge on all planning matters.
The ideal candidate must have previous experience in a similar role. It would also be beneficial to have a degree & professional qualification in Town & Country planning with full membership of the RTPI.

Please call Cameron de Wit on 02393 876014 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email the below 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.