senior principal planner in south east london

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£ 34 per hour
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south east london, london
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construction & property
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£ 34 per hour
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job description

Are you an experienced Senior planning officer looking for a new role? Our client are a local authority based in South East London who are looking to recruit a Senior Principal Planner to join the team.

Initially 6 months contracts the positions have the opportunity to move onto ongoing assignments. Rates are between £34-40 per hour but can be negotiable for the right candidate. A PAYE alternative is also available

The suitable candidate would need to be motivated Development Management Planner with a broad range of experience that is looking to take a step into a role with management responsibility. As one of London's high growth borough's this post would suit a DM Planner with the capability to work on a range of applications including strategically important ones.

Prepare and present Committee reports development proposals including major proposals of strategic importance, complex development issues, area development initiatives, or in areas of policy innovation.
Prepare statements, proofs of evidence for public enquiries and act as professional witness.
Prepare reports and make recommendations for decisions on planning applications to be determined by the Area Planning Manager, Head of Development, Director, or Chief Planning Officer under delegated powers.
Advise senior managers and assist where appropriate lead negotiations on legal agreements associated with planning applications, in particular strategic applications, to ensure community benefits are secured and the Council's regeneration objectives are met.

Assist in the management, and direction of the group including the co-ordination of the work of the group, and the setting of priorities.
Deputise for the Area Planning Manager when absent.
Assist in the recruitment and training of staff, allocation of work, and help agree targets, monitor progress, assess and implement training programmes and generally develop and motivate staff to perform effectively.

Interviews will be arranged shortly and appointed candidate will start soon there after. Should this position be of interest, please forward your CV to Michael Clark at our CPE London office, who will then be in touch shortly.

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.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


local authority experience