Senior Planning Policy Officer

£28 - 35 per hour
21 Mar 2017
21 Apr 2017
JV S20
Jamie Vear-Altog
Full Time
Job Level
Policy and Strategy

This Surrey-based Local Authority are on the lookout for experienced Planning Policy Planners to join their authority on an initial 3 month contract, with the view to go on further.

About the Role

Based in Surrey you will assist in all aspects of the preparation and monitoring of the Council’s Local Development Framework (LDF) and other planning policy documents whilst giving advice on planning policy matters to internal and external stakeholders.

The authority are currently in the process of producing Local Plan Part 2 and so you will be required to assist in the preparation of draft policies and evidence to support site allocations and you will have experience related to this work.  You will be enthusiastic and eager to succeed, within a challenging timescale.

About you

You will ideally be eligible for Membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and have significant experience working in Planning Policy within a Local Authority. 

You will also have knowledge of Planning Legislation and how the planning systems operates whilst demonstrating sound knowledge of the Local Plan process, including statutory consultation processes and how evidence base documents fit into plan preparation.


If you would like to be considered, please click apply or submit your CV to If you would prefer to have a discreet chat about these roles in more detail or would like some free market advice, please feel free to call me (Jamie) on 02077669067.

The team are always on the lookout for experienced Town Planners and thus more than happy to receive speculative applications.