Senior Planning Officer
Town Planning, DM, job in South London paying £30ph+ Suitable for planners with international experience.
Your new company
One of the 33 London Boroughs currently going through a dramatic increase in residential and commercial development to keep up with increasing housing demand in London. This South London based council has a large planning team with a diverse set of planning applications and large scale regeneration schemes.
Your new role
You'll manage a case load of residential planning applications and assure development in the borough meets planning legislation and provides the best value for the local community. You'll work with multiple stakeholders and experienced planning professionals to maintain a successful track record in providing planning solutions.
What you'll need to succeed
You will have an RTPI recognised degree and masters or an equivalent international academic qualification. You will have a track record in working with a council or planning consultancy and working on the planning application process. Your communication skills, ability to meet tight deadlines and project management skills will allow you to manage a case load in a large London Borough.
What you'll get in return
You'll be offered an hourly rate of £30 per hour but this could be increased for candidates with more experience. This will lead to an initial three month contract that you can expect to be extended over a year with increased rates as you gain more experience. You will get to work in a busy planning environment that will give you the experience of working with leading planners, to kick start a successful career in planning.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this job, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new job in planning, contact Ben Styles on 02072598760 at the Hays London Office for a confidential discussion on your career.