Principal Planning Officer

Park Avenue Recruitment
12 Oct 2018
15 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
I am currently working with an Essex based Local Planning Authority, who are looking for a Principal Planning Officer to join the team during this very busy time in the area. This is an exciting opportunity to work in an area under-going major changes within the planning industry.

This opportunity is currently Outside IR35.

The main responsibilities of this role include:

- To provide professional advice regarding a range of matters associated with development control and new communities including pre-application enquiries and planning performance agreements.

- To assist the Team Manager with appeals and applications.

- To process all planning applications assigned to the postholder in an efficient and timely manner.

- To ensure all major growth sites and a range of strategic Planning Applications are developed in accordance with National Policy, Development Plans and local Government strategies.

- To work in partnership, and as part of joint planning arrangements, with other agencies and developers to deliver quality service and sustainable communities.

- To find a balance between customer and client focus whilst adhering to Planning Policy.

The contract is a minimum 6 months with a view to be extended; Candidates are expected to be able to make site visits requiring a full drivers licence and access to a car. Home working arrangements are flexible depending on the candidate’s preference.

If you would like to apply or learn more about this position please do not hesitate to contact 020 3795 4828; alternatively, you can send your CV to where she will be happy to discuss this position further.

Olivia has experience working with local authorities within East Anglia, so if you would like to be updated with any opportunities in the area please get in touch.

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