Kent – Senior Planning Officer

    • Development, Regeneration & Planning
    • Town Planning
  • Kent
  • Rate dependent on experience
  • Temporary

Oyster Partnership

I am working with an authority in Kent who are looking for a Senior Planning Officer to start on an initial 4 month contract. They would be looking for the candidate to start within the next 2 weeks. The role would be working on a mixed caseload of complex minor and medium applications, and it would be 100% remote apart from site visits.

Duties will include: 

  • Overseeing a mixed caseload of applications.
  • Provision of paid pre-application advice to developers, architects and external consultants.
  • Co-ordinate and independently carry out site visits and prepare detailed reports.
  • Negotiate finalise and discharge conditions.
  • Change of use applications.
  • Advise Planning Enforcement teams about retrospective planning approval and variation to conditions.
  • Mentor junior members of staff.

Candidate’s Required Experience:

  • Several years’ of experience within Local Authorities.
  • MRTPI would be beneficial.
  • Previous experience of a large scale residential and commercial applications.
  • Private Sector experience is considered.
  • Ability to drive and access to own car.

Working Arrangements:

  • Rate would be around £30-£35 per hour.
  • IR35 undetermined
  • ASAP start
  • Remote-working available, with some site visits required if restrictions allow

If you feel your skills and experience would be suited to this role, please call 0207 766 9075 and ask for James.

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