Principal Planning Officer

Osborne Richardson
England, London, Enfield
Up to £350 per day + (umbrella)
Closing date
5 Oct 2021

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Our client is a very busy council in North London which is seeking a Principal Planning Officer to work on major developments with a number of their partners. The role will involve carrying out a full range of development management functions and assess all types of planning and associated applications but with a focus on major complex planning and associated applications.

You will assist the Team Leader in managing the statutory Development Management functions, prepare reports and recommendations, deal with major planning appeals in your area and act as the Council's expert witness at Public Inquiries, Informal Hearings and Court Hearings, particularly where complex planning issues require a high level of experience and expertise.

Applicants must be qualified Town Planners with demonstrable experience of dealing with large scale proposals, within a local authority setting. You will have given evidence at appeals, have project management experience and have the ability to manage a team.

This is a contract position which will initially run until early August but could be extended and our client is offering £350/day (inside IR35). Please get in touch for further details including a copy of the JD.


Osborne Richardson is widely accepted as one of the UK's market leading recruitment agency specialising in the town planning sector.

We are a specialist provider of recruitment consultancy services to town planning and regeneration candidates and have expert knowledge of the town planning and regeneration sectors.

We represent a wide variety of private and public sector employers including planning, property, architectural and engineering consultancies, private property companies, blue-chip retail and residential developers, regeneration agencies and other publicly funded organisations.

We're 100% candidate focussed which means that your needs are our starting point.

We offer a totally bespoke service to candidates so you can specify your requirements and we will work towards them.

Private Sector Roles – CJ Obi -  020 729 11150

Public Sector Roles – Thomas Atkinson 0207 580 1500

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