Our client, is a Local Authority based in South West London, is seeking a Principal Planning Officer to join them for a contract role. You will carry out a full range of development management functions, which include managing a heavy caseload of major and complex planning applications and development projects. You will also be required to manage a small group of junior officers.
To apply you will need a relevant planning degree, extensive development management experience and an excellent knowledge of UK planning regulations and guidance; ideally you will be professionally accredited. You will also have experience of managing a caseload of major planning applications, have good leadership and negotiation skills and be comfortable dealing with external organisations. Proven expeirence of negotiating on high level developments with developers as well as working closely with senior management and stakeholders is a requirement for this position.
This contract will initially run until the end of March 2018 and is offering a competitive a rate of around £35p/hr. Please contact us for full details and to discuss further.