Planning Officer x2

Planning Officer x2

  • Location

    East London

  • Sector:

    Building & Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £23 - £27 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ollie Melton

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8977

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3-6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


Planning Officer – London – £23-27 per hour - up to 2 Days Remote Working

A fantastic opportunity has arisen in East London for 2 Planning Officers to join one of London’s most active Development Management services.

It is a growing local authority who have a large number of major development projects in progress at present and in the future. They will also offer you the chance to work remotely up to 2 days per week, they employ a good flexible working hours system working around core hours, and will also provide you with a pool car to use for site visits.

The Planning Officer posts will be an exciting opportunity for you to pick up a mixed caseload of householder and minor applications with a view to moving onto larger applications in the future. The Borough encourages progression in your career by managing your caseload to suit your experience.
  • The processing of planning and related applications, including giving advice on their submission. This will be a mixed caseload of householders and minors.
  • Use knowledge of planning legislation to provide pre-application advice and clear guidance to applicants and agents with the submission of planning applications.
  • Conducting site visits as required.
  • Communuicating with all key stakeholders involved in the planning process
  • Provide statistical and performance information, letters and reports in connection with the planning application process.
  • Keeping up to date with local regional and national planning policy.

As Planning Officer, you will:
  • Have experience in a development management planning role within a UK Local Authority.
  • Be available for an initial 3-6 months with potential for extension beyond this period.
  • Hold a valid driving licence

The client is offering a pay rate between £23-27 per hour however may be open to further negotiation based on experience and a strong interview.

To speak about these positions or similar opportunities in this field, please contact Ollie Melton on 0151 666 8977 or email your CV today.

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