Senior Planning Officer

08 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Jamie Vear-Altog
Full Time
Job Level
Development Control

For the first time in a number of years, Eastbourne Borough Council are on the lookout for an experienced Planner to help cover a period of maternity in their Development Management department. The contract will run for 6-12 months, with the view to extend thereafter.

About the Role

The DM division is organised into two area teams; North and South, whereby you (the successful candidate) will be situated within the North team dealing with a full spectrum of applications that fall within this remit. Your duties will therefore involve assessing, negotiating and determining a range of minor, complex minor and major residential and commercial proposals.

Eastbourne's landscape homes the South Downs National Park, whereby applications associated with AONBs, SSSIs and Conservation areas may also require attention. During this post, you will also be required to mentor junior members of staff. 

About You

The successful candidate will ideally be MRTPI accredited and have a degree relative to Town Planning. You will also be required to have proven experience working on similar projects in the UK and knowledge to hit the ground running with little to no supervision. This is could also be a good opportunity for Planners who have worked on complex minor/small major applications to further their skill-set.

They have the facilities to offer accomodate for great flexible working and so are willing to consider consultants countrywide.


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

I am always on the lookout for Town Planners and thus more than happy to receive speculative applications.