IT Support Officer - Town Planning

England, London
£18 - £21 per hour
06 Nov 2017
04 Dec 2017
Stef Sopterean
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level



A London Borough has an opportunity for an IT Support Officer to join their Town Planning and Information team on a contract / temp basis, with the opportunity to be a long-term appointment.


Key responsibilities include:


  • Support and development of the use of the Service's information technology systems that aid the Council's processing of planning applications, enforcement and appeals work, document management and forward planning functions;
  • Extending the use of the system and related workflow processes within Planning plus training users.
  • Liaison with different user groups;
  • Creating user reports based on the Planning database;
  • Communicating regularly with the software suppliers re errors and proposed system enhancements;
  • Supporting and developing the Council's Planning Web pages;
  • Assisting in the evaluation and testing of new Planning, Building Control, and Land Charges software.


Person Specification:


  • Knowledge of Planning processes and software, ideally Northgate (MVM) M3 suite of Planning, Building Control and Land Charges software;
  • Oracle/SQL;
  • GIS products preferably MapInfo and/or QGIS;
  • Crystal Reports;
  • Experience with web technology;
  • Being able to communicate well with both planning professionals and IT specialists;


If you would like to be considered, please click apply or submit your CV to If you prefer to have a discreet chat about these roles in more detail please feel free to call me on 0207 960 2589.

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