Principal Planning Officer - DM
Our client is a very busy council in East Anglia who are seeking a Principal Planning Officer to work on major strategic developments with a number of their partners. The role will involve carrying out a full range of development management functions and assisting the Team Leader to manage a heavy caseload.
You will assist the Team Leader in managing the statutory Development Management functions, prepare reports and recommendations, prepare appeal statements, and give evidence to public hearings/ inquiries. You will determine planning applications, including major schemes from application through negotiation to implementation and delivery. This is an exciting time to join this borough as they have a lot of interesting development taking place because they are on the line to Crossrail and the proposed Western Rail Link to Heathrow.
Applicants must be qualified Town Planners with demonstrable experience of dealing with large scale proposals, appeals and enforcement. You will have given evidence at appeals, have project management experience and have the ability to manage a team. The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years' experience and will be working on major developments and have Housing Delivery experience.
This is a contract position which will initially be offered as a 6 month position and our client is offering between £35 - £45 per hour depending on your experience. Please get in touch for further details.