Senior Planning Officers

Enfield (City/Town), London (Greater)
Up to £35,991 (plus a £5k Market Factor Supplement) 
17 Jul 2018
06 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner

Enfield is a dynamic and progressive London Borough with excellent links to the city and central areas as well as Hertfordshire and Essex. With the focus for London’s future growth on outer London and recognising its location along the strategically important London - Stansted corridor, there are a range of significant development opportunities. We want your skills and vision to help realise their potential.

Headlining our ambitious growth agenda is the Borough’s largest residential led mixed use development at Meridian Water where upwards of 12000 new homes and 6000 jobs will be created. Alongside new public open spaces, shops, community facilities and a new railway station already under construction, this is a key opportunity to shape and deliver a landmark residential scheme within London.

Our ambitions don’t end there as we are already in early discussions on a number of major regeneration schemes across the Borough including proposals for Enfield Town, Brimsdown, Edmonton and Southgate to deliver new high quality mixed use residential led development which meets the modern housing and employment needs of our residents

We need you to help us achieve this vision. Working alongside our new Place and Design Review Panel, this is an opportunity for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to gain exceptional experience and make a real difference to the future lives of our residents.

To help you help us, we can offer opportunities for personal development including flexible working or compressed hours, home working opportunities, generous annual leave, training opportunities and a friendly working environment. We also offer leave for: dependency and adoption, maternity and maternity support, paternity.

We offer an excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).

We can offer you an interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.

We have an Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family household.

We have negotiated discounts with various organisations to enable you to make choices about your health and lifestyle.

Senior Planning Officers - Ref 5320

Up to £35,991 (plus a £5k Market Factor Supplement) 

These are full time positions. The roles offer opportunities to gain experience and deal with the full range of planning applications, including industrial, retail, business, residential, heritage and public sector schemes reflecting the diverse composition of this Borough. Working as part of an area team, this is an exciting opportunity at the heart of our area planning teams, focused on delivering a range of development schemes, planning performance and excellent customer experience. A sound understanding of development management and associated legislation and procedures will be essential and experience of handling all levels of appeal case work will be desirable. Further training opportunities will be available to enhance your skills

You will have excellent customer focus and be able to demonstrate confidence in dealing with applicants and their agents, Councilors and residents.

If you would like to know more about any of these roles, please contact the below for an informal discussion:

Sharon Davidson, Planning Decisions Manager (Strategic Projects) on 0208 379 3841 or

Kevin Tohill, Planning Decisions Manager (South Team) on 020 8379 5508 or

David Gittens, Planning Decisions Manager (North Team) on 020 8379 8074 or

If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Claire Turner on 0208 379 2537 or at

A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419.

To find out more, and to apply for this position please visit

Closing Date: 11:59pm on Monday 6th August 2018

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