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Planning Officer (Policy)

City of London Corporation
Guildhall, London
Salary: £46,050 - £51,530 inclusive of London Weighting
Closing date
10 May 2024

Planning Officer (Policy)

2-year fixed-term

Salary: £46,050 - £51,530 inclusive of London Weighting

Location: Guildhall

We are pleased to offer opportunities to join both the Development Plans and the Digital Planning teams at the City of London. It is an exciting time for both teams. The Policy team is gearing up for the submission of the City Plan and we have received government funding to help advance our digital planning programmes. We are looking to appoint a Planning Officer to help us progress the City of London’s City Plan 2040 and a Research Assistant within the Digital Planning team.

The City Corporation is in its final stages of preparation of its new City Plan to 2040. This is an exciting time to join the Development Plans Team as you will be able to take part in the examination in public and the processes towards adoption of the City Plan, but also other work associated within the implementation of the City Plan. Other new and exciting workstreams being undertaken by the team include the cultural planning framework, SPD/Planning Advice Note preparation and working with the Monitoring and Information team on digital plans and automation of reporting processes. Therefore we are seeking individuals who are keen to develop and promote new best practices in policy preparation and monitoring.

You will have sound knowledge of plan-making procedures, together with experience of working in a town planning or related professional role, including the preparation of planning policy documents, planning application casework, related technical reports, sustainability appraisal and participating in public consultation exercises.

A degree in Town Planning or a related discipline, together with relevant experience and knowledge of the statutory planning process is required. Please note that this role is most suitable for someone with post-qualification planning experience in either the public or private sector. You must have an ability to prepare clear and concise reports and be IT literate, with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and the use of databases.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon 10 May 2024.

Interviews will take place in the weeks beginning 27 May, 3 June and 10 June 2024.

To apply online please click the apply button.

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24 hr answerphone) quoting reference number OENV0273.  A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 


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