Planning Officer

England, London
Up to £28.00 per hour + Umbrella Co
14 Jun 2019
12 Jul 2019
Jeremy Wright
Full Time
Job Level
Consultant, Officer, Planner

A vibrant West London Borough Council has an urgent requirement for a Planning Officer in their fast moving Development Management Service.

As a Planning Officer you will undertake a variety of duties that include processing a mixed caseload of minor to complex medium applications encompassing residential, commercial, change of use, mixed use, infill housing, new builds and commercial advertisements etc.

In addition, if you are keen to progress your career, there will is the potential to diversify your skill set and pick up major applications in the future.


  • Managing a caseload of minor to medium planning applications within statutory time frames
  • Validation of planning applications
  • Provision of paid pre-application advice to developers, architects and external consultants
  • Conduct duty planning
  • Coordinate and attend site visits
  • Prepare detailed committee reports
  • Negotiate finalize and discharge conditions
  • Coordinate appeals
  • Advise planning enforcement teams about retrospective planning approval and variation to conditions

The successful Planning Officer will have a degree in Town & Country Planning or an affiliated subject as well as having acquired practical experience in Development Management processing a caseload of minor to medium applications.

As a Planning Officer you will engage with public and key stakeholders therefore it is essential to have good communication and report writing skills.

For further information or an informal discussion, please feel free to contact Jeremy Wright at Macdonald & Company on 0207 318 5263.

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