Principal Planning Officer (Policy)
Our client, based in Oxfordshire, require a Principal Planning Officer to join their Policy team. In this role you will lead on research, data analysis, public consultation in relation to planning policy matters, drafting policy documents and take an active role in responding to planning proposals submitted to the council.
As a Principal Planning Policy Officer you can expect to have some team leadership responsibilities and you will be required to project manage small teams for specific projects you are assigned to. In this position you will also be heavily involved with the production of our client's City Council new Local Plan which may include researching evidence; drafting policy documents; carrying out and analysing the results of public consultation.
To apply for this role you will need a relevant degree level qualification and, ideally, professional accreditation. Good negotiation and communication skills are essential as you will provide advice to a number of stakeholders and lead on community consultation exercises. You will need to be comfortable in a lead role and able to undertake team management duties when necessary.
This contract is expected to run for at least 12 months and the rate offered will depend on your level of experience.