town planner / senior town planner in norfolk

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£ 40,000 per year
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norfolk, east of england
job category
construction & property
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working hours
£ 40,000 per year
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job description

Our client are a consultancy who are working in behalf of a Local Authority in Norfolk, who have an exciting oppertunity for a for a Principal Development Management Planner to join the team,


* Managing a team including Senior and Assistant Planners, Historic Buildings Consultant and Tree Consultants; providing training as required, and managing and improving their outputs
* Deputising for the Head of Development Management as required
* Ensuring that all team applications are determined within the required timescale
* Ensuring that all team outstanding applications have a suitable extension of time agreed in writing with the applicant or agent, and are determined within the timescales set out in the Planning guarantee
* Providing regular team reports to the Head of Development Management/Operations Team
* Managing a caseload of all types of application including major applications
* Providing timely, comprehensive and accurate reports and recommendations on planning applications to meet relevant targets


* Substantial post qualification experience in development management ideally in both a private and public sector environment
* A demonstrable ability to identify and realise commercial trading opportunities
* Experience of, or the clear potential for, team leadership
* An ability to make site visits together with a driving licence
* A degree qualification in Town and Country Planning or equivalent experience
* Membership (or eligible for membership) of the Royal Town Planning Institute and up to date CPD
* A thorough knowledge of current planning legislation, and a vision for land use planning in the Localism era
* Good verbal and written communication skills to include an ability to make concise focused oral presentations to a wide range of audiences
* The ability to consider a wide range of complex issues and balance those issues to make a clear and reasoned judgement

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

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