Principal PlannerAre you a Senior or Principal Planner looking for your next role? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Planner within a Local Authority based in South London on an initial 3-6 month contract which has the options of further extensions.Boasting excellent transport links, this is a fantastic opportunity for an individual looking for a change or looking to take that step up to Principal Level.The main duties of the role are as followings;Coordinate negotiations in pre-application discussions including managing the charging position for relevant pre-application arrangements and negotiating with applicants planning performance and similar agreements.Give senior level, professional , technical and operational advice to other staff and support them in their learning, through training sessions where appropriate.Deal with proposals, applications and action necessary in planning and related legislation, as well as informal submissions and in relation to this, make recommendations, prepare reports and give advice.Sign up reports and manage a small team.RequirementsMust have strong experience of operational, technical and policy issues relevant to the area of workVarying range and complexity of "major" proposals from pre-application stage through application processing and into implementation phases including conditions discharge.Must have experience of reporting and presenting to Committee, Forums, strategic groups or similar bodies.Must be educated to degree level in a professional discipline relevant to the post or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience at this level.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.