Principal Planning Enforcement Officer

Carrington West
£48.5k - 55k per year
Closing date
29 Nov 2021

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Principal Planning Enforcement Officer
up to £55k per annum
Flexible location
My client is looking for a permanent planning enforcement officer and are prepared to offer a flexible/remote working pattern.
The ideal candidate will need to be accountable for:
You will be accountable for:
·Handling a full range of planning enforcement investigations, including those of a complex nature.
·Lead and organise discussions relating to planning enforcement with developers, councillors, residents and internal and external partners as appropriate.
·Provide advice on planning enforcement matters to stakeholders
·Lead on special projects related to planning enforcement, including the organisation of the delivery of direct actions services by contractors, as directed by the planning enforcement manager or service director
·Represent clients at public meetings, including but not limited to committee, hearings, inquiries and Court. 
·Undertaking pre application discussions on minor and small-scale major applications, being proactive and problem solving to achieve deliverable outcomes in addition to preparing and presenting evidence on appeals.
·Lead on service improvements to achieve cost efficiency and effectiveness whilst project managing your work to ensure client KPI's are met/exceeded in terms of timeliness and quality of output, adding value wherever possible.
·Lead on the delivery and improvement of business management systems, procedures and processes.
·Providing support and guidance to peers and more junior staff to distribute knowledge and ensure contemporary planning issues and legislation are cascaded and understood.
·Encourage the growth of the team by making a positive contribution to business development, securing repeat work and applying a commercial lens to all work undertaken and behaviours. 
·Contribute positively to bids and proposals as required in a timely manner to support the wider team and help secure future opportunities within the growth team.
·Provide guidance and support for more junior members of the team.
·Any other duties commensurate to the role and grade, which may include planning related administrative tasks.
Please get in touch to see a full job description.
To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV then call Krish Adams on 07429822020
If you are a Town Planner who is interested in job opportunities, but this role is not of interest, please still apply then we can consider you for other positions.
Job Reference Number: 27539


Carrington West has a dedicated team offering town planning jobs in the UK town planning sector. Our Town Planning Team operate within the interim, contract and permanent employment markets within town planning. Our town planning candidates benefit from many years’ experience of placing professionals into local authorities UK wide.

As well as our council client base, Carrington West service some of the most desirable town planning consultancy jobs available. We have considerable experience in recruiting for town planners, development management officers, policy planners, regeneration planners, conservation officers, project managers and urban designers from entry level through to Director / Head of Service. For a discrete conversation or to find out about the latest town planning jobs we have available, please contact our Town Planning Team today on 02392 704037.


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