Planning Officer (Future Merton)

Recruiter
LONDON BOROUGH OF MERTON
Location
Surrey
Salary
27801.00 - 34338.00 GBP Annual
Posted
02 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Jul 2017
Job Type
Contract

Planning Officer (Future Merton)

Grade/Salary: ME9 - ME11 GBP27,801 - GBP34,338 per annum

Merton, in the heart of southwest London, has exciting ambitions for regeneration and development over the next 10 years.

The Future Merton team is dynamic and forward thinking in its approach to enabling development. Future Merton has been created to bring together disciplines from placemaking, planning, regeneration, highways, economic development, transport planning, climate change and urban design to deliver growth .

Creating new Local Plans to combine Wimbledon's Crossrail2, Morden's Housing Zone, sporting venues, new homes and neighbourhoods are just some of the exciting activities Merton is undertaking over the next few years,

Applications are invited from highly motivated individuals who have the skills and enthusiasm to undertake a wide variety of work on planning policy, community infrastructure levy charges, development viability and site analysis.

Your role will involve contributing to new planning policies, assessing sites for allocation and development, contributing to the Community Infrastructure Levy and regeneration projects. You will play an active part in commissioning and undertaking research, site visits, public consultation and working with the team to set the guidance for new development in Merton

The successful candidate should be a strong written and verbal communicator and have a good working knowledge of the UK planning system. Knowledge and experience of development viability would be an advantage.

You should have good project management skills and prepared to work in the office and visit sites around the borough.

Interviews will take place in between 1st to 14th August 2017