Town Planning Monitoring Officer (Policy)

  • Permanent
  • London

£26500.00 - £26750.00 per annum

Carrington West are assisting their client based in London in their search for a Planning Monitoring Officer to join their Planning Policy Team.

Our client is a property developer, including commercial agency, construction and planning consultancy, and also undertake statutory planning services on behalf of a Council (including Development Management, Planning Policy and Building Control).

They utilise council and commercial investment resources to acquire sites, secure planning permission and build out new residential and commercial developments.

This role will suit a graduate or someone at the beginning of their career. You will be interested in data and statistics, but understand how this ties into development and the built environment.

Your job will be to monitor progress of planning permissions through to construction and completion, identifying issues slowing delivery and assisting colleagues in coming up with the solutions to address this. This is a new role, and will sit within the Planning Policy Team which itself is undergoing significant change to become a proactive, research-oriented team that ensures planning is set up to facilitate and deliver successful, sustainable places.
There is lots of scope to make this role your own, and being adaptable to its development is key. Key responsibilities will include:
** Identify and / or develop the tools and processes to gather accurate and up-to-date information to monitor the progress of planning permissions, including residential completions;
** Liaising with colleagues to input into the borough’s housing trajectory and 5 year housing supply, as well as indicators for the Annual Monitoring Report (AMR) and tracking of New Homes Bonus;
** Keep the London Mayor’s London Development Database up-to-date;
** Collect from scheme projects and liaise with developers, colleagues and other stakeholders;
** Analyse data yourself including quantitative analysis where appropriate, presenting key findings as required, and deriving insight including potential solutions to problems;
** Building your profile to be able to successfully liaise with developers, colleagues at Be First and other teams in the Council.

Salary – £26,750 per year

If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the salary/rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Please call Ben Hitchman on 02393876027 for further details, or apply below.

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