This job has expired

Principal Planning Officer

Osborne Richardson
England, London
£40.00 - £45.00 per hour
Closing date
7 Jul 2022
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

Our client requires a Principle Town Planner to join their Development Management, Spatial Planning Team and work independently of the Area Delivery Lead managing a caseload of major and complex planning applications, planning performance agreements and developments proposals or projects.

On a daily basis you will come into contact with a wide range of stakeholders and will be required to keep Elected Members, MPs and customers appropriately informed on planning matters and deliver a high level of customer care. You will regularly be required to attend and present items at Plans Panel, make recommendations and give planning advice to Elected Members.

To apply for this role you will need a significant amount of town planning work experience gained within a local authority context. A detailed knowledge of the statutory and policy framework within which planning decisions are made is absolutely essential as are formal qualifications; minimum to degree level and ideally with professional accreditation.

Proven experience of negotiating on high level developments with developers as well as communicate fluently and coherently with lead members and senior management on the merits and implications of developments must be clearly demonstrated on your CV.

This will initially be offered as a 3 month contract but could be extended beyond this. Our client is a Local Authority in East London and they are offering £40-£45/hr Umbrella (this role is inside IR35) depending on your level of experience.

Our client offers a hybrid working arrangement. Please get in touch for further information including a job spec.


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

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert