Skip to content

Senior Town Planning Officer

This job is no longer available

Recruiter
Hays
Posted
16 June 2014
Closes
14 July 2014
Ref
2168988
Contact
Callum Wanliss
Location
Homeworking
Job Type
Salary
£22.00 - £27.00 per hour

Further information

Senior Town Planner - Development Management

Our client, a local authority based in north west London, is looking to recruit a Senior Planning Officer with experience in a fast paced environment who can get results quickly.

Due to the urgency of the requirement, our client is looking to pay a premium rate for a candidate that is willing to take on a time critical case load and who can hit the ground running.

With a good chance of contract extension after the initial 3-month period, or progression to a permanent senior planner role, this could be the ideal opportunity for you.

The Job

As the successful candidate, you will be required to:
- Process a wide range of planning applications including residential developments, changes of use, and even major applications.
- Provide information, guidance and advice as required to applicants, developers and their agents, members of the public, local organisations, other Council departments and others on planning matters.
- You will be given guidance by senior staff and management but will be expected to take on a variety of cases and get results quickly.

The Person

As the successful applicant you will need the ability to manage a variety of general applications and enquires, you will possess:

- A relevant town planning qualification (RTPI recognised) or be working towards gaining one.
- Development management experience, preferably within a London local authority.
- Good customer care skills, ability to meet deadlines, and team working skills.
- A competent level of IT skills (Microsoft Office) and experience in using planning focused software.
- A full UK driving licence and access to your own vehicle (mileage will be paid).

The Benefits

- Competitive hourly rate
- Good potential for long-term contract / contract extension

To apply for this vacancy, please contact our specialist town planning recruitment consultant, Callum Wanliss, on 02072598711 or reply to this advert with an updated CV.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays.co.uk

Hays

Your consultant will give you extensive support throughout every stage of the recruitment process, ensuring that you are well prepared for applications, interviews and job offer discussions.