planning policy officer in south london

job type
£ 25 per hour
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job details

south london, london
job category
construction & property
job type
working hours
£ 25 per hour
reference number
0203 680 0600
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job description

Planning Policy Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Planning Policy Officer based in a Local Authority in South London.

Post: Planning Policy Officer

Rate: Circa £25 - £27 per hour

We are looking for an experienced Planning Policy Officer to manage and support projects with a focus on the production of the Local Plan and other spatial planning documents and projects on time, to a high quality and to budget, as set out in the Local Plan Programme. This includes the consultation, communication plans and activities needed for continuous engagement of interested parties in the Local Plan and any planning documents. To manage and support projects with a focus on fee-earning for Croydon Council in the field of spatial planning.

Already an up to date Local Plan, this is an exciting opportunity as the role will focus on its review taking account of one of the biggest growth agendas in London as outlined in the emerging London Plan and the considerable progress made with the delivery of the Local Plan 2018. The role also provides input to the Council's varied pre-planning application service and contributes to other regeneration projects. We are looking for a planning policy officer capable of working across these projects.


* Relevant RTPI approved qualifications, skills, knowledge and competence in spatial planning to qualify for RTPI membership.
* Understanding of current issues & developments affecting planning, regeneration & local government in London
* Policy: understanding of main central government, strategic & development plan policy issues
* Law: understanding of spatial planning legislation
* Understanding of the operation of local government

Clients are looking to interview and shortlist shortly, so please submit your CV promptly for consideration.

Please apply with submission of your CV and Michael Clark from our London CPE office will be in Touch. For more information and a confidential chat about the position, please do not hesitate to call us on 0203 680 0630.

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Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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local authority experience


Royal Town Planning Institute

educational requirements

Town and Country Planning BSc (Hons)