Senior/Principal Policy Officer

East Sussex
£30 - 37 per hour
02 Jun 2017
02 Jul 2017
Jamie Vear-Altog
Full Time
Job Level
Policy and Strategy

This Sussex-based Local Authority are on the lookout for experienced Policy Planners to join their team on an initial 3-6 month contract, likely to roll on for 10 months.

About the Role

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.

They have an adopted Core Strategy however in line witht their Local Development Scheme (LDS), you will be working on producing their Development and Site Allocations plan. 

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.

The IR35 status in unconfirmed however will likely be inside IR35. Flexible/Home working available.


If you would like to be considered, please click apply or submit your CV with a short cover letter to If you would prefer to have a discreet chat about opportunities in more detail, 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.