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Planning Officer

Osborne Richardson
England, London, East London
£23.00 - £28.00 per hour
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

Job Details

Our client has a Planning Officer vacancy within their Development Management team. This role will see you working on range of development management cases, requiring you to provide pre-application advice, process planning applications and issue Certificate of Lawfulness. On a daily basis, in line with our clients service-wide and corporate performance indicators, you will assess, negotiate and set out clear and robust recommendations in accurate, well written officer reports, based on relevant planning policies and other material considerations.

To apply you will need recent experience within a UK local authority development management team, and ideally you will have a minimum of 2 yrs post qualification experienced, though candidates with less experience will be considered. You will need to be able to work under pressure when required and quickly and efficiently in order to maintain our clients service standards. A degree level qualification in a relevant town planning discipline is required, full RTPI chartership is not essential.

This will initially be offered as a 3 month contract, however, our client is a local authority in East London which is managing a high volume of planning applications, so this role has potential to go on for some time. The rate offered will be between £23-£28/hr (inside IR35) depending on your experience. This will be a hybrid role and you will be required to carry out your own site visits.

Please get in touch for further details.


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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