Planning Officer - DM
Our client has a Planning Officer vacancy within their Development Management team. This could be a great opportunity for either junior officer with at least 6 month experience looking to take on a larger caseload, or a Planning Officer keen to take on bigger applications and work towards moving into a Senior role as this client encourages career progression with all of their team including their contractors.
This role will see you manage a large and varied case load of householder and minor planning applications however there can be potential to take on larger and more complex applications if you are looking for this experience. You will be required to provide pre-application advice, process planning applications and issue Certificate of Lawfulness. On a daily basis, inline with our clients service-wide and corporate performance indicators, you will assess, negotiate and set out clear and robust recommendations in an accurate, well written officer report based on relevant planning policies and other material considerations.
To apply for this role you will need recent experience within a London local authorities development management team. You will need to be able to work under pressure when required and quickly and efficiently in order to maintain our clients service standards. A degree level qualification in a relevant town planning discipline is required, full RTPI chartership is not essential.
Our client is a local authority in South West London and this role will initially be offered as a 3 month contract but it is expected to be extended beyond this. Previous contractors have stayed with this team for over a year. This is a home based role but you will be required to carry out your own site visits. The rate offered is up to £26/hr (inside IR35). Please get in touch for further details.