Planning Officer

Location
London
Salary
£25.00 - £28.00 per hour + Umbrella Co
Posted
06 Dec 2017
Closes
03 Jan 2018
Ref
948521
Contact
Jeremy Wright
Job Function
Town Planner
Job position
Consultant
Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Hours
Full Time

An exceptional opportunity has arisen for a Planning Officer at one of London's most vibrant borough councils.

Located in one of capital's most prestigious areas with a reputation for cutting edge innovative development, you will manage a diverse caseload located prime residential locations, picturesque conservation areas in conjunction with busy commercial districts.

Core responsibilities will include processing a minor to medium applications including residential extensions, small scale change of use, mixed use, infill housing, new build, commercial advertisements and listed building consents.

Duties include;

  • Managing a caseload of minor to medium planning applications within statutory time frames
  • Validation of planning applications
  • Provision of paid pre-application advice to developers, architects and external consultants
  • Conduct duty planning
  • Coordinate and attend site visits
  • Prepare detailed committee reports
  • Negotiate finalize and discharge conditions
  • Coordinate appeals
  • Advise planning enforcement teams about retrospective planning approval and variation to conditions

Successful candidates will have a degree in Town & Country planning or an affiliated subject with practical experience as a Development Control Officer in the UK or overseas.

You will have an aptitude for processing a mixed caseload of minor to medium applications with good communication and report writing skills.

For further details please contact Jeremy Wright at Macdonald & Company on either 0207 318 5263 or

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