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Senior Planner - Development Control

Posted Fri 14 July 2017, 2:23 PM

Ref: OR/075820

Job Title
Senior Planner - Development Control
Discipline
Town Planning & Regeneration
Specialism
Development Control
Contract Type
Permanent
Salary
£40000 - £49999
Location
London (NW)

Full Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Planner to join our client who is a Local Authority based in North West London. Our client is currently working on a large scale regeneration programme and this hire will be required to support and process a range of planning applications associated with this comprehensive programme.

You will assess all types of planning and associated applications, carry out site visits and consultation as well as lead on negotiations for a range of planning applications. On a daily basis you will be expected to produce accurate, detailed written reports within our clients agreed timescales which may mean you are often working to demanding deadlines. As a member of the DM team, you will work closely with Planning Enforcement Officers, Transport Manager, Regeneration Team and the council's Legal Services department to deliver a professional service. As part of you role you will be involved with negotiating agreements under S.106 of the Town and Country Planning Act and you will also work on planning appeals cases.

To apply for this role you will need to be a degree qualified Town Planner with a strong development management background. You will need to be comfortable managing your own caseload and able to work well under pressure when required. You will need to be well organised and confident dealing with external third parties and able to produce well written communications. Your strong knowledge of UK planning legislation will enable you to provide pre-application advice and you will be confident when advising developers on planning proposals; good negotiation skills are essential.

The role is based in North West London and our client is looking to pay around £35,000 - £45,000 per annum. Please feel free to get in contact for more information, a job spec is available.

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