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Planning Officer

Ref no. BHN571731
Salary £29 - £33/hour
Location London, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract Rolling
Job status Open

Job summary

Planning Officer - Development management - Minor & Major applications

Key skills required for this role

Planning Officer, Development Management,


Experience in processing planning applications from a town planning perspective

Job description

Our client, a recognised public sector organisation within the HTP discipline, is actively seeking a Planning Officer to join their team on a contract basis. This role focuses primarily on Development Management, providing an excellent opportunity to contribute to the strategic growth and planning regulation within this vibrant community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Evaluating and processing a variety of planning applications in line with national and local policies.
  • Engaging with developers, architects, and external agencies to negotiate and shape developments.
  • Ensuring compliance with planning legislation and contributing to the implementation of development plans.
  • Providing advice and guidance to the public and stakeholders on planning matters.
  • Preparing detailed reports and recommendations for planning committees and senior management.
  • Conducting site visits to assess proposals and their impact on the environment and community.

Job Requirements:

  • Proven expertise in Development Management and Town Planning.
  • Sound understanding of UK planning policies and legislation.
  • Ability to manage complex planning applications effectively.
  • Strong analytical skills with the capability to interpret and present information clearly.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills.
  • Commitment to professional ethics and integrity in public service.


  • Opportunity to handle significant projects that will impact the future of the community.
  • Flexible working arrangements to support work-life balance.
  • Access to ongoing professional development and training opportunities.

If you have a strong background in Town Planning and Development Management and are looking for a challenging role that offers both professional growth and community impact, we encourage you to apply now to step into this integral position.

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