Vacancy Type



North London

Our reference



£25 p/h PAYE

Start date


Role Description

Senior Planning Officer required for ongoing contract role working for a local authority based in North London/Middx.  

Job Description: 

  • To assess all types of planning and associated applications including site visit (generally unaccompanied), consultation, negotiation written report and recommendation to agreed timescales, including responsibility for major development proposals.
  • Deal with planning appeals and represent the Council at Informal Hearings and Public Inquiries.
  • Deal with planning enquiries from agents, applicants and the public. Give pre-application planning advice to prospective developers.
  • Advise local Societies, Associations and Groups on planning issues, including attendance at meetings as required.
  • Deal with correspondence arising from development control work. Negotiate agreements under S.106 of the Town and Country Planning Act where appropriate to secure wider benefit from development proposals.
  • Deal with correspondence on planning issues from MP's and Councillors.
  • Act as Duty Planning officer on a rota basis where required.

Skills/Qualifications required: 

  • Planning related degree qualification
  • Development management experience
  • Excellent project management skills
  • A minimum of 5 yrs planning experience essential 

Start October 2021.  Initial 3 month contract with probable renewal. 

Rate: c£25 p/h PAYE.  Role is inside IR35.

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, and must be able to provide references covering the past 3 years of employment. 



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