Principal Planning and Development Officer

Ref No. EMP454275
Location London, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (8 Months)
Job Status Closed
IR35 Status Inside
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Our client requires a Pricipal level Town Planner to work specifically on a complex and strategically important scheme.


Principal level planning and development management experience for complex schemes

The Job

Principal Planning and Development Officer

We are looking for a passionate, highly experienced, and enthusiastic planning professional to join our busy, dedicated planning team to work on a significant strategic application. Funding has been secured to support the post and the officer will be expected to work on this scheme to facilitate its delivery from pre-application discussions through to the delivery of the scheme on site.

The scheme will see the extensive redevelopment of a site on the City fringes in an historic setting to bring forward commercial/retail/cultural uses and deliver high quality, publicly accessible green space.

The council has adopted ambitious planning policies to ensure that our communities benefit from the highest quality design that also protects and enhances the borough's unique built environment.

To succeed in this role, you will be customer-focused, have excellent negotiation and communications skills. The ability to use your initiative to find creative solutions is essential.

You will have the skills and experience to:

Understand the principles of excellent design and place-making and have experience (or demonstrable ability) to advise on how to achieve high quality infill development within a dense urban context.

Assess a complex major application that requires a careful balance of competing planning policies, paying careful attention to detail and delivering high quality work

Apply the heritage assessment considerations (statutory tests and NPPF tests) in relation to conservation areas, listed buildings and other heritage assets

Work under pressure, manage competing priorities and meet tight deadlines.

Work productively with stakeholders including residents, councillors, contractors and other partners.

We can offer you:

An enthusiastic, friendly and well-motivated team who have high expectations of themselves and the service.

A supportive management team with a strong commitment to the quality of the service.

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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