Planning Officer

Job Title: Planning Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - South East England, London
Salary: £30-35K
REF: 24033
Contact Name: Laurence Ainley
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago
Due to our client’s success in the public sector, they have been appointed as the outsourced provider to a leading London Borough Planning Department. This contract sees the organisation provide an end-to-end planning service for all non-major planning applications submitted to the Council.
With the increases in applications they are currently looking to recruit motivated Planning Officers with experience working minor and other applications. If you have the necessary experience working within a Local Authority, this could be a fantastic opportunity for you.
Time Management  The position entails the completion of planning applications to meet the required deadlines, therefore the right individual must be able to demonstrate strong time management skills and an ability to work under pressure.
Self-Motivation  The selected candidate must be highly motivated to succeed in a position where they manage a caseload of applications.
Excellent Communication  The role will require liaising with both external and internal parties, negotiating with applicants and agents and communicating effectively with other members of the team.  Therefore, you will be required to demonstrate that you have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Analysis of Plans Having completed a RTPI Certified Planning Course, you will be required to analyse plans and assess their acceptability against Local, Regional and National Planning Policy.
1 years’ experience in determining planning applications within a Local Planning Authority
Full Driver’s License and access to use of a car for work.
 Membership or working towards membership of MRTPI or MRICS (Planning & Development)

Contact Laurence Ainley on 01202 888 986. We look forward to hearing from you!