Senior Planning Officer

Job Title: Senior Planning Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: Negotiable
REF: HQ00017880
Contact Name: Victoria Kenrick
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Senior Planning Officer

A North London Borough Council that is attracting large levels of investment is looking for an experienced planner to join their team. The successful applicant must be able to work on their own initiative and have a proven track record of hitting tight deadlines.


To assess all types of planning and associated applications including site visit(generally unaccompanied), consultation, negotiation written report and recommendation to agreed timescales, including responsibility for major development proposals.

To liaise with Planning Enforcement and Legal Services to progress of planning enforcement work to agreed timescales.

Negotiate agreements under S.106 of the Town and Country Planning Act where appropriate to secure wider benefit from development proposals.

Deal with planning appeals and represent the Council at Informal Hearings and Public Inquiries.

Deal with planning enquiries from agents, applicants and the public.

Give pre-application planning advice to prospective developers.

Advise local Societies, Associations and Groups on planning issues, including
attendance at meetings as required.

Deal with correspondence arising from development control work.

Deal with correspondence on planning issues from MP.'s and Councillors in accordance with the standards set by Environment Direct.

The Borough is looking for the candidate to commence work on 01/06/15 with the contract running until 21/08/15. They are offering a rate of £22.00 per hour for a Limited registered candidate working a 36 hour week.

Please get in touch with me as soon as possible to discuss this role in more detail. I am available at any time to have an informal and very confidential chat.
Tom Collins - Planning & Built environment Recruitment Consultant