Senior Policy Planner

Recruiter
Coyles
Location
Morden, Greater London
Salary
£24 - £30/hour
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
MAIN PURPOSE

1. To lead and manage multi disciplinary project teams of council
officers and external stakeholders to develop and deliver innovative
planning solutions for a wide range of planning policy issues
including housing, infrastructure, economic development, open
space, biodiversity, design, waste management, climate change
and minimising flood risk.

2. To lead on the delivery of strategic planning policy for Merton
Council, primarily the preparation, submission, review and delivery
of all aspects of Merton’s development plan (Local Development
Framework) and associated supplementary guidance

3. To act as the lead specialist, principal point of contact, technical
advisor for the Council in matters relating to planning policies,
including housing, infrastructure, economic development, open
space, biodiversity, design, waste management, climate change
and minimising flood risk, providing expert advice to the
development management process, Councillors, local residents,
developers, community groups, businesses and other technical and
non-technical audiences