Town Planning: Policy Planners

Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Oct 2020
Closes
25 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Planner
Specialism
Planning, Town Planning

Many Local Authorities across the county are always looking for Policy Planners to join their Town Planning teams for long-term contract roles, to help shape the towns and cities we all live in. The decisions that are made now within Planning Policy will impact Planning decisions and the communities around the UK for years to come.

As a Policy Planner, you will be responsible for…

  • Leading on researching evidence and data analysis.
  • Drafting policy documents.
  • Working on the Pre-Submission Publication plan.
  • Carrying out and analysing the results of public consultation.
  • Carrying out sustainability appraisal work.
  • Drafting proposals to release land from the greenbelt.
  • Leading on community and stakeholder consultation at certain stages of the strategic planning process, including processing and assessing consultation responses.
  • Providing advice to Development Management officers, other Council services, elected Members, stakeholders and residents on a range of planning policy matters and technical areas.

Our clients would prefer for the Planning Policy candidates to have experience working on all stages of a Local Plan, including Consultation, Submission, and Examination.

Flexible working

The local authorities we work with can be flexible in terms of working arrangements and home working. Most organisations we work with can offer you a compressed week or several days a week working from home.

IR35 status of the jobs we offer will be determined by the authorities on a case by case basis. The pay rates will be dependent upon your experience and discussed after the completion of your interview.

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