Senior/Principal Town Planning Officer
Our client is a local authority based in East Sussex and they require an experienced Town Planner to manage a caseload of medium and major planning applications. They will consider both Principal and Senior officers for this role and are ideally looking for a candidate who has experience of working within a local authority setting.
From time to time you will be required to deal with contentious development control issues, including undertaking negotiations with applicants/prospective developers and representatives of other Council departments. You will be providing expert technical advice at every stage of the application and on a daily basis you will complete reports, carry out site visits where required and represent the Council at committee.
Recent work experience in the field is essential and your knowledge of current planning legislation and guidelines will need to be fully up to date. You will need to have good communication skills as you will be dealing with a wide range of stakeholders on a daily basis to convey complex, detailed information in a clear, concise format.
The role will be offered for an initial 3 month period and the rate offered will be between £30-£35 p/hr depending on the role and your experience. Please get in touch for more information.