Senior Policy Planner

Macdonald & Co
07 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A great opportunity has arisen for a Senior Policy Planner to work for a prestigious Council based in Surrey.

You will play a vital part in developing and progressing Local Plan documents particularly in relation to Part 2 of the local plan set to be submitted next summer.

In addition, you will be conducting public consultation exercises with several social groups to further develop the neighbourhood plan.

Key duties will include:

Coordinating extensive consultation exercises to develop the neighbourhood plan
Assist with the preparation of Local Plan documents
Engaging with and managing external consultants assigned to the delivery of numerous policy studies
Produce development briefs
Review the Neighbourhood plans
Collate evidence base data to support Local Plan documents
Conduct Local Plan reviews by evaluating existing policy documents and drafting amendments and updates where necessary.
Draft Local Plan policy documents and associated DPD's and SPD's

This client has a broad policy programme that will provide you with the opportunity to work across a variety of different thematic policy areas.

Successful candidates will have a degree in Town & Country Planning or an affiliated subject and have acquired practical experience as a Senior Policy Planner or Policy Officer working on the preparation of Local and neighbourhood plans.

In addition, you will have an aptitude drafting technical planning policy documents with excellent report writing skills.

For further information please contact Elliot Miles on 0207 318 5261 or email

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