Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in the East of England in the search for a Senior Planning Officer to join their Development Management team on a 3-month rolling contract, likely to be 9 months+.
We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and energetic planning professional who can demonstrate the qualities and potential to successfully deal with an interesting and varied caseload of planning applications, including minors, complex medium to small scale infill developments, majors up to 150 units and pre-application development proposals.
To apply for these roles, it is essential that you have worked as a development management case officer in a local authority planning department or at an equivalent level in a private practice. The successful candidates must have good fundamental and technical knowledge and understanding of all relevant planning legislation and policies. You will need to have excellent communication and negotiation skills as you will be working in a team environment, as well as dealing with other professionals. We are looking for a motivated self-starter with a can-do attitude.
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.
The council are looking for candidates who will be able to hit the ground running and are offering flexible working hours.
Carrington West Pay Rate - £35 to £40per/hour (DOE)
Job Ref - 26454
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.