Senior Conservation & Urban Design Officer
Senior Conservation & Urban Design Officer *Circa £25 - £30 per hour* *East London* An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Conservation & Urban Design Officer based in a Local Authority in East London. Post: Senior Conservation & Urban Design Officer Rate: Circa £25- £30 per hour 3-6 month contract (ongoing) We are looking for an experienced Senior Conservation & Urban Design Officer to deliver high quality, robust and transparent decision making within tight time frames on conservation and/or urban design matters to ensure that the Planning and Transport Division is recognised as delivering an excellent planning service for all of customers. The main duties of the role are as followings; Responsible for delivering a high quality conservation and urban design service in line with national and regional planning policy guidance. Undertaking all required community and stakeholder engagement and meeting the requirements set out in the prevailing legislation. Responsible for the application of conservation and urban design expert advice on a full range of development management case work including complex and/or high profile planning applications and pre-application advice in response to planning best practice, procedure or policy within a legal/organisational policy framework. To work independently and take personal responsibility for a full range of conservation and urban design work including the development and review of specialist conservation and urban design areas, pre-application advice, the input of conservation and urban design advice to complex and high profile planning applications, working to identifiable deadlines in a manner that is consistent with meeting corporate targets and objectives. To maintain an up-to-date knowledge of national and regional planning policy and relevant legislation and to take a proactive approach to relevant changes in legislation and update junior staff on those changes. Requirements Fully qualified planner and member of the RTPI or equivalent professional body or eligible for full membership. Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Planning legislation, policy guidance and circulars, practice and case law. Knowledge and understanding of performance management and staff development. Clients are looking to interview and shortlist shortly, so please submit your CV promptly for consideration. Please apply with submission of your CV and Michael Clark from our London CPE office will be in Touch. For more information and a confidential chat about the position, please do not hesitate to call us on 0203 680 0630 Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.