Senior Planner

£40000 - £46000 Per Annum Comes with an excellent package
30 Aug 2018
27 Sep 2018
Ali Kidman
Job Type

Senior Planner

Due to an increase in secured workload, we are seeking a Principal Planning Officer to join our Local Government planning division.  The Principal Planning Officer will deputise for the Planning Manager when required and be responsible for a caseload of complex and varied projects. The role will also involve the mentoring of junior staff.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Process complex planning applications
  • Assist in training and mentoring junior members of the team
  • Lead on pre-application discussions and provide advice, process planning applications
  • Identify and maximise opportunities to increase revenue
  • Represent the Council and Re at public meetings, including but not limited to committee, hearings, inquiries and Court
  • In addition, the post-holder will be expected to undertake other reasonable duties, as required by the business.
  • Essential Experience/Skills
  • The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of the criteria listed below:
  • Degree in Planning
  • Excellent technical knowledge of the Town Planning system
  • Demonstrable knowledge of provision of administrative processes relating to the processing of planning applications
  • Planning experience in a consultancy or local government environment

Desirable Experience/Skills

  • Competent and confident to lead negotiations with stakeholders and communicate clear advice on proposals
  • Experience of applying H&S legislation and practices.
  • Driving licence

As well as the specific experience required above you will have the necessary qualifications, skills & experience of a Senior Planner to take control of this requirement from its inception to its completion.

If you are a Senior Planner & you meet the experience required above please call/mail me asap for more information.  Thank you.

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