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Senior Urban Design Officer

  • Location:

    Greater London

  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £35 - 40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Hitchman

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 027

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Senior Urban Design Officer
£35-40 p/h
Initial 3 Month Contract
Job Ref - 33481

My local authority client is looking to source an experienced Urban Design Officer to work at Senior Level to work within their planning department.
The Role:
·To deliver efficient and high-quality urban design advice and guidance, including on major planning applications, masterplans and public realm proposals
·To lead on the preparation of specialist evidence in respect of appeals including presenting evidence at Public Inquiries, Hearings and written representations.
·To work independently and take personal responsibility for a full range of complex and/or high-profile planning applications and pre-applications
·To take full responsibility for your own caseload, demonstrating exceptional organisational skills to enable you to manage multiple projects with competing demands and priorities
·To work independently to assess, negotiate and set out clear and robust recommendations in an accurate, well written officer report based on relevant policies and other material considerations, with minimal supervision.
·To work effectively with the Planning Policy team on the urban design and place making component of the two boroughs' Local Plans, identifying issues and recommending solutions that add value to enable the production of sound policy and guidance
·To demonstrate highly articulate written and oral communication skills with particular reference to report writing and public speaking
·To maintain an up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation and to take a proactive approach to relevant changes in legislation.
Carrington West Pay Rate - £35-40
Please call Ben Hitchman on 02393 876027 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email me 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.