IntroductionOur client based in the East Sussex area are looking for Senior Planning Officer to join a busy Development Management team on a contract basis starting in around 2-4 weeks on a 6-9 month contract.Job Description & Key ResponsibilitiesWorking on and managing your own caseload up to small major planning applications.IR35 status: This role is OUTSIDE IR35 (LTD, PAYE or via Umbrella Company)Qualifications / Experience:Relevant related Town Planning/ Geography Degree/Chartered RTPI Status or working towards chartership/ Significant ExperienceComputer skills with experience of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and CAD softwareSound written and numeracy communication skills able to converse with developers and the public. Working conditions / environment:Mainly office environmentSite visits if and when required (to live highways and construction sites)Communicating feedback to the general public.Ability to fulfil the travel requirements of the role.Working hours:37 hours a weekMonday to FridayMy client is happy to offer a couple days home working or offer condensed working hours if neededA willingness to occasionally work outside of 'normal' office hours if required for committee meetings etc. Pay rates:£33 - £35 p/h via own Umbrella Provider or PAYE (the rate is dependent on candidate experience) - negotiableWeekly pay IR35 status: This role is OUTSIDE IR35 (PAYE or via Umbrella Company)How to Apply or for more Information:3 simple ways to apply or get in touch:Apply directly online via the Matchtech websiteCall Poppy Dugan directly on 01489898804Email your CV to email@example.comMatchtech:Matchtech are the largest and leading Town Planning Recruitment Company in the UK.Future Roles:If you have the correct experience for this type of position but this specific role is not quite right for you, as the level, location or rates etc. is it not quite what you are looking for a present, please still feel free to get in touch with me as I continually recruit similar roles to the one above at all levels across the UK.Alternatively if are not suitable for this role but still work within the Town Planning industry and believe you will be looking for a new role in the future please give me a call for a confidential chat regarding your employment status.To apply for these roles, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc. Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.