Our client is a local authority based in Kent and they require a qualified Town Planner to carry out a role within their Development Management Team. You be required to will examine and evaluate all types of planning applications made under the Town and Country Planning Acts and related legislation, provide pre-application advise, assess whether proposals are in accordance with Council's policies and liaise with officers of other directorates on matters arising from planning. Additionally you will assist with carrying out project briefs and feasibility studies in relation to regeneration and/or economic strategy work.
At least 3 years of recent work experience in a similar role is essential and ideally you will have gained experience within a Local Authority. Your knowledge of current planning legislation and guidelines will need to be fully up to date. You will need to have good communication skills as you will be dealing with a wide range of stakeholders on a daily basis to convey complex, detailed information in a clear, concise format.
They are looking to recruit either a Planner or a Senior Planner and the rate offered will depend on your experience but will be up to £34/hr umbrella. This will initially be offered as a 3 month contract. Please get in touch for further information.