Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Planning Officer

My client, a local authority based in Hertfordshire is looking for a Senior/Principle Planning Officer to join their team.

This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate will have a full professional qualification in Town Planning, experience in a Senior/Principle position and experience in a similar local authority role.

The main purpose of the role is to be involved in major aspects of all of the work associated with statutory and non-statutory plan documents and other forward planning policies, guidance and materials.

Other requirements will include;

Provide an advisory and consultative service in respect of planning policy to other disciplines and council departments.
To manage project work, including the work of external consultants and public consultation exercises.
To draft reports and presentations for meetings, Committees, working parties and other meetings.
To review national, strategic and local land-use planning issues affecting the area and initiate changes in policies or make robust and active representations on the client's behalf to relevant bodies.

Responsibilities of the role will include;

Undertake a principal/senior professional role across a wide range of planning policy work and development, including assisting the Planning Policy Manager in developing and delivering the statutory planning policy framework for the Borough, including the preparation and examination of the local plan and relevant supplementary planning documents.
Provide an advisory and consultative service in respect of planning policy to other disciplines and council departments
Ensure planning policies are based upon robust evidence through the preparation, or overseeing, of evidence studies, environmental appraisals and modelling and analysis work.
To represent the Assistant Director: Planning and Regulation and Planning Policy Manager at meetings involving both professional and technical issues and the wider public
To manage project work, including the work of external consultants and public consultation exercises.

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are willing to be negotiable with the remuneration rate, so if this position seems of interest to you please email a copy of your up to date CV to jamal.cantwell@servicecare.org.uk or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.


  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Rate: £20 - £30 per hour + Umbrella Ltd dependant on experience
  • Location: Stevenage, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Construction
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Tel: 01772 208967
  • Fax: 01772 471473
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  • Posted: 2019-02-18 17:25:35 -

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