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Senior Planning Officer –  North London Area 

Rate: £35 - £45 per hour Inside IR35 (Negotiable DOE)

  • If you require a higher rate please still apply with your CV with the rate you require.

3 - 6 Month contract with likely extension and progression

Hybrid Working - Mixture of Home based and at Head Office 

About the role:

You will be responsible for a range of Development Management matters within a team focused on a set area, including duties such as: 

  • To be responsible for progressing a full range of Development Management matters within an area-based team, including lead responsibility for the handling of pre-application advice, planning applications and appeals
  • To have specific responsibility for co-ordinating the Planning Appeal function for the Development Management Team, taking the lead role as necessary on planning appeals, particularly Public Inquiries
  • To achieve timely, effective Planning outcomes that uphold the Council’s Core Values and meet the challenges of best practice
  • To take the lead for specific Development Management projects including major applications and appeals, and be the senior member of an area-based team working to agreed deadlines with identifiable outcomes
  • To deputise for the team leader as required
  • To be responsible for the mentoring of more junior staff, and contribute towards staff training and development

You will have the following skill sets or experiences:

  • Post Graduate qualification in Town Planning and membership of, or eligibility for the RTPI
  • Extensive knowledge of up to date issues regarding the legislative, policy and procedural frameworks within which the Planning service operates
  • Experience within complex Planning Applications and appeals   

Contact Joe Penny at Spencer Clarke Group on 01772 954 200 or at for more information and similar roles,

If you know of any colleagues who are currently looking for new opportunities, we also have a referral scheme of £250 per person. We are working with Planning Officers whom are earning £1000+ per month through referrals! 


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