Development Management Senior Planner

£35 - 40 per hour
15 Jan 2021
15 Feb 2021
Cameron de Wit
Public sector
Full Time
Job Level

Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in East Anglia in their search for a Senior Planning Officer. This will be offered on a rolling 3-month contract - Fully remote basis.

This post is to assist with an increase in all applications, and subsequent appeals. Principally, you will be dealing with the councils backlog due to a high volume of planning applications of all development types. You will therefore be expected to deal with a range of complex minor applications and some major developments. Due to the rural nature of the authority, there is a range of commercial and leisure applications in addition to housing schemes.
The ideal candidate will have experience dealing with a range of planning applications. The right candidate should have experience in a similar position and be motivated, technically knowledgeable, and have a strong customer service ethos.
You will be required to have some knowledge and experience of working within a council planning team as you will be expected to hit the ground running. It would be beneficial to hold a RTPI accredited Planning Degree or equivalent Planning qualification and/or have experience in a similar position.

Carrington West Pay Rate - £35 to £40p/h (DOE)
Job Ref - 24834

Please call Cameron de Wit on 02393 876014 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email myself or our planning team if you are short of time to chat:
[email protected]
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Carrington West's dedicated Town Planning Recruitment Team supply clients UK wide on both a permanent and contract basis and all levels of seniority. If this role is too senior, too junior or in a location that is unsuitable, but you are keen on options, please still feel free to apply and we can discuss other, often unadvertised roles with you.