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Senior Policy Officer

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Senior Policy Officer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £35 per hour

  • Contact:

    Cameron de Wit

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876014

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in the Midlands in the search for a Planning Officer to join their Policy team in the Town Planning department on a rolling 3 month contract basis.

We are looking for an experienced officer to come in and hit the ground running in the preparation of the councils new local plan. The candidate will need to have had experience of planning policy; have good interpersonal skills; enjoy engaging with members of the public; and be able to work flexibly.

Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Preparation of the statement of consultation for regulation 18A issues and options new local plan
  • Assisting in the production and project managing of evidence base for the new local plan
  • Assisting in the production of the regulation 18A preferred options document

The council operate under a hybrid working arrangement with a mix between home and office working.
Access to a car would be preferable but not essential. 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 sociable candidates with good people skills.

Carrington West Pay Rate - £35 per/hour (DOE)

Job Ref - 33947

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.