Working on behalf of a Local Authority, Aatom Recruitment has an opportunity for a Principal Planning Officer on a 3 month’s contract with a possibility of an extension.
Officers are required to work in a proactive way to enable the delivery of high quality development in the Borough which will provide new homes, jobs and boost the local economy.
Ideally suitable candidates should have a number of years experience of working within development management in a local authority environment including some experience of supervising staff and/or deputising for a team manager. Previous experience of working within a London based local authority would be beneficial.
Candidates should be able to manage a caseload of large scale major and complex planning applications that include those referable to the GLA. In addition to processing applications, candidates will be required to deal with paid pre-application requests and appeals.
Candidates should be confident at liaising with internal and external stakeholders to bring developments to a positive conclusion. Experience of presenting at committee would be an advantage Experience of working with M3 northgate is desirable but not essential.
Candidates should have a relevant degree level qualification and a diploma or post graduate qualification in town planning, membership of the RTPI is desirable but not essential. Candidates should have good written and oral skills.
For further information please contact Pocholo.