Area Planner - Transport

Recruiter
Hays
Location
England, London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
05 Apr 2021
Closes
14 Apr 2021
Ref
3929921
Contact
Ben Styles
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Planner

Area Planner role with a highly desirable organisation in Central London. Long Term Contract £25ph - £30ph

Your new company
A Unique opportunity to work with a local government body with a responsibility over planning decisions across specific areas with a particular focus on Transport Planning advice

Your new role
Contribute to the work of the Spatial Planning team to ensure that objectives and London Plan policies are met through involvement in land use planning matters referred to the Mayor by local planning authorities and planning applications affecting the highways network referred directly by London boroughs. Support the team in developing and disseminating best practice in relation to the planning process and work closely with officers in the GLA and boroughs and with developers on major applications to secure desired transport outcomes and mitigations and protect assets. Support the organisation's role in the preparation and implementation of Housing Zones, planning frameworks and masterplans and help shape local planning policy, area plans and individual developments to meet key transport outcomes.

What you'll need to succeed
* Degree in relevant discipline, membership of relevant professional body (eg RTPI, TPS, CIHT, MICE) or equivalent experience * Understanding of the development process * Understanding of planning and transport legislation in London, local government, and funding mechanisms (eg S106/CIL) * Good understanding of development control issues as Highway and Traffic Authority. * Understanding of key land use and transport planning challenges facing London. * Understanding of the transport assessment process. * Good understanding of a multi-modal urban transport environment.

What you'll get in return
Flexible working options available and this position will be remote for probably the rest of the year. You will receive a competitive hourly rate and a long term contract. This is a great opportunity to work on something different and a position that will challenge you.

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