Senior Planning Officer – Essex

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

I am working with an authority in Essex who are looking for a Senior Planning Officer, they can offer significant home working. They would need someone willing to travel to the area around twice a week. They would be looking for the candidate to start immediately. The role would be working on a mixed caseload of applications on a three to six month initial contract.

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 complex minor and major applications
  • Private Sector experience is considered.
  • Ability to drive and access to own car.

Working Arrangements:

  • Rate would be around £30-£35 per hour.
  • Role to more than likely be inside IR35.
  • Immediate start

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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