Principal Policy Officer

12 May 2017
12 Jun 2017
Jamie Vear-Altog
Full Time
Job Level
Policy and Strategy

This London Local Authority are on the lookout for experienced Planning Policy Consultants to join their authority on an initial 6-12 month contract. 


As an experienced and qualified Policy Consultant, you will be sought to lead on policies in the Local Plan Reviews which will be consulted in late summer (September). The various tasks comprises of:

-          Housing policies and places (areas for growth and regeneration) policies

-          Taking forward the Gypsies and Travellers assessment

-          Site allocations- collating all sites from  SHLAA, call for sites, masterplan site capacity studies.

-          Collating and identifying development capacity

-          HMO SPDs 


Flexible working arrangements can be arranged and parking is available. This post has been considered to be inside IR35.


You will ideally be a full Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and have significant experience working in Planning Policy within a UK Local Authority. London experience is preferred but not essential.


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.


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

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