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Senior Planning Policy Officer

Posted Thu 06 August 2020, 1:57 PM

Ref: OR/078194

Job Title
Senior Planning Policy Officer
Town Planning & Regeneration
Contract Type
£30 - £34 per Hour
London (SW)

Full Description

Osborne Richardson have an excellent role for a Senior Policy Officer to join a well know local authorities in South West London. You will take the lead on the preparation of specialist evidence in respect of appeals including presenting evidence at Public Inquiries, Hearings and written representations. Our client has a high profile upcoming public inquiry in September 2020, which the successful candidate is expected to lead on, be an expert witness and give evidence.

You will be involved with ensuring our clients planning policies and guidance are kept up to date by planning and managing projects and work streams. You will work independently to assess, negotiate and set out clear and robust recommendations in an accurate, well written officer report based on relevant planning policies and other material considerations, with minimal supervision

The successful candidate for this role will need a well rounded knowledge of current UK planning legislation. Previous work experience within a local authority planning policy team is essential and an appropriate degree level qualification is required. The contract will initially be offered for 3 months but will be a rolling contract and the rate offered is up to £35/hr (inside IR35) depending on your experience. A full job spec is available.

Our client is looking for a near immediate start date. Please get in touch for further details.