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Planning Officer

Osborne Richardson
England, Essex
Up to £30.00 per hour
Closing date
23 May 2024

Job Details

Osborne Richardson are working with a Local Authority in Essex which requires a Planning Officer to join them for a contract role within their Development Management team.

Your work will focus on dealing with a caseload of minor and house holder planning applications and you will be providing expert technical advice at every stage. On a daily basis you will be completing reports, carrying out site visits where required and representing the Council at committee.

To apply you will need to have at least 2 years' of recent experience within a local authority development management team, however, consultancy experience is also welcome. A good grasp of UK planning legislation is required and you will need to have good communication skills and a positive attitude towards furthering your knowledge and gaining more technical experience. A relevant town planning degree is required.

The rate offered is £30/hr Umbrella. This role is insider IR35.

It is initially a 3 month contract, but there could be potential for it to be extended beyond this.

Our client offers a hybrid working arrangement, you will work from the office once a week. You will need access to a vehicle in order to carry out site visits.

Please get in touch for further information.


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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