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Planning Officer

  • Job reference: JAMC423
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Planning Officers (All Levels)
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Job description: My clients, local authorities based in North London are looking for Planning Officers to join their Development Management teams. These are full time, ongoing agency contracts and the successful candidates must have a degree level Planning qualification and previous experience in Development Management teams, preferably for local authority clients.

The main purpose of the roles is to process Development Management matters, including responsibility for the handling of pre-application advice, planning applications, appeals and enforcement including negotiations with developers and other interested parties.

The main responsibilities associated with these roles are as follows;

To work in conjunction with the Area Planning Manager and Deputy Area Manager in achieving timely, effective planning outcomes
To ensure statutory and legal obligations are delivered and communicated in a customer focussed manner, optimising available resources.
To provide advice and support to junior colleagues within the team as required.
To represent the Council as an expert spokesperson on issues related to their functional area of responsibility
Ensure that the administrative and technical procedures required to deal with tasks under the Planning Acts, Orders and Regulations, are carried out and work outcomes are of sufficiently high standard to comply with any systems in place to demonstrate quality.
Progress a range of planning applications including those which raise complex and diverse planning issues.

The clients are looking to move quickly with these positions, due to the range of career grades and experience they require, applicants are encouraged to apply from all levels of experience backgrounds. The clients are looking to offer around £18 p/hr Umbrella Ltd - £23 p/hr Umbrella Ltd, with negotiation depending on level of experience, seniority and qualifications.

If these positions sound of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.