Planning Officer

Ref No. EMP431738
Location Bedfordshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (3 months)
Job Status Closed
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Matchtech are working with one of our clients based in the Bedfordshire area who are currently looking for a Development Management Planner to work on a 3-month initial contract within their Development Management team.


Experience working at Planning Officer level within a local authority Development Management team

The Job

Our client based in the Leicester area are looking for a Development Management Planner to join a busy Development Management team on a 3 month initial contract working on a caseload of minor and householder planning applications.

Some previous experience working on householder and minor planning applications will be required in order to work on this caseload.

Job Description & Key Responsibilities

Working on and managing your own caseload of householder and minor planning applications throughout the initial 3 month period.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Relevant related Town Planning/ Geography Degree/Chartered RTPI Status or working towards chartership/ Significant Experience
  • Computer skills with experience of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and CAD software
  • Sound written and numeracy communication skills able to converse with developers and the public.

Working conditions / environment:

  • Communicating feedback to the general public.
  • Must be able to drive and have access to your own vehicle to conduct site visits

Working hours:

  • 37 hours a week
  • Monday to Friday
  • Council are happy to offer home working however for the initial month council will require 5 days in the office to get up to speed with systems and work etc.

Pay rates:

  • £28 - £30 p/h via own Umbrella Provider or PAYE (the rate is dependent on candidate experience)
  • Weekly pay

How to Apply or for more Information:

3 simple ways to apply or get in touch:

  • Apply directly online via the Matchtech website
  • Call Poppy Dugan directly on 01489898804
  • Email your CV to


Matchtech are the largest and leading Town Planning Recruitment Company in the UK.

Future Roles:

If you have the correct experience for this type of position but this specific role is not quite right for you, as the level, location or rates etc. is it not quite what you are looking for a present, please still feel free to get in touch with me as I continually recruit similar roles to the one above at all levels across the UK.

Alternatively if are not suitable for this role but still work within the Town Planning industry and believe you will be looking for a new role in the future please give me a call for a confidential chat regarding your employment status.

To apply for these roles, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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