Planning Officer (12 month contract - Development Management)

Ref No. EMP449181
Location Bedfordshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (12 months)
Job Status Closed
IR35 Status Inside
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A Local Authority based in the Bedfordshire area are currently recruiting for a Development Management Planning Officer to join their busy team on a contract basis for initially 12 months covering maternity leave.


Experience managing own caseload of householder and minor planning applications

The Job

As the interim Development Management Planning Officer at the council you will have the be responsible for managing a caseload of householder and other minor planning applications and representing the Council at Appeals under the direction of the Team Leader and Senior Planning Officers.

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 Development Management Planning Officer at the council you will receive an hourly rate of between £28-£32/h depending on experience, please note that this role is Inside IR35.

This contract is a full time position of 37 hours per week over the 12 month maternity cover duration with the council offering up to 1-2 days a week home working depending on the candidate.

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 Planning Officer 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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