Principal Policy Town Planner
Our client requires a Principal Policy Officer to join them for a contract that will initially be offered as a 3 month placement though it is expected to be extended beyond this. You will be involved in planning policy related work and be expected to contribute towards the development of planning policies in accordance with national policy, regulations and best practice. This is a fast paced team and you will have a real opportunity to shape the council's policy for the benefit of our residents.
In this position you will be heavily involved with the production of our client's new Local Plan which may include researching evidence; drafting policy documents; carrying out and analysing the results of public consultation. Experience and involvement in the plan-making process including the production of Local Plan Report of Public Consultation Documents would be particularly welcome by our client.
To apply for this role you will need a relevant degree level qualification and, ideally, professional accreditation. Good negotiation and communication skills are essential as you will provide advice to a number of stakeholders and lead on community consultation exercises. Candidates for this role must have current UK Planning Policy experience.
Our client is a Local Authority based in Essex and the rate offered will be between £40-£45/hr umbrella. Please get in touch for further information.