Principal Planner - Development Management

Ref No. EMP444335
Location Kent, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (3-6 months)
Job Status Closed
IR35 Status Outside
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A Local Authority based in the Kent area are currently recruiting for a Principal Development Management Planner to join their busy team on a contract basis for initially 3 months with the view to extend until March 2020.


Experience working on complex minor and major applications

The Job

As the interim Principal Development Management Planner at the council you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of complex cases within the team. You will also be expected to manage your own caseload of complex minor and major planning applications with little supervision.

The Ideal Candidate and requirements

To be successful for this role you will need to have sufficient experience of contributing to Development Management and to have worked in a similar position.

If you have experience working on planning software such as IDOX or Uniform this will be desirable

Salary Range and Working Arrangements

As the interim Principal Planner at the council you will receive an hourly rate of between £35-£40/h depending on experience however there could be room for negotiation if a higher rate is required, please note that this role is likely to fall Outside IR35.

This contract is a full time position of 37 hours per week over the 3-6 month duration with the council offering home working and flexible hours where needed.

Applications Process

The council are looking to get the perfect candidate in as soon as possible so should you be perfect for the role I will get in touch straight away to confirm some final points and to get your CV sent over to the manager.


If this is the perfect role for you please apply by clicking "apply now" with an up to date copy of your CV.

Alternatively, if you wanted to have a further conversation about the role or have some question please don't hesitate to get in touch with me directly on 01489 898 804 or email me at and I would be more than happy to help.

Future Roles:

If you have the correct experience for this Principal Planner 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 - Development Management 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.

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