Senior DC Planner

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
South West London, London
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior / Principal level Planning role - Local Authority DC team

Senior / Principal level Planner, Permanent Salary, £40k plus £50k plus package

Your new company
One of the largest multi-disciplinary consultants in the UK are currently recruiting for a number of Senior / Principal level Planners for strategic sites across the Borough they manage.

Your new role
You will be based in the DC team working to process and assess planning applications including but not restricted to certificates of lawful development, adverts, licences, conditions, householders, prior notifications, change of use, listed building applications and minor developments and small scale major development. The team deals with all planning applications within the Council's 6 regeneration areas, together with major schemes in key growth areas and in town centres and other major developments in excess of 150 units. In addition, the team supports the preparation of master plans and planning briefs; inputs into the local plan and site allocations; supports the Council's development pipeline and is involved in consultancy work in both the public and private sectors.

What you'll need to succeed
Degree qualified Town Planner or equivalent experience. Chartered Membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute desirable but not essential. Experience in assessing and processing of planning applications for and complex developments Experience of presenting details of complex planning applications to Planning Committees, public meetings and other forums where full discussion and consideration of a development proposal is required. Extensive experience of dealing with all forms of planning appeal, written representation, informal hearing and public enquiry including compulsory purchase order enquiries.Competent and confident to lead negotiations with stakeholders and communicate clear advice on proposals

What you'll get in return
A fantastic basic salary of up to £50k plus package. The opportunity to develop and be promoted within the team and work on some complex projects. Flexible working with no set hours and the opportunity to work from home.

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