Senior Planning Development Officer

37116.00 - 40164.00 GBP Annual + GBP37116 - GBP40164/annum Plus excellent benefits
26 Sep 2017
17 Oct 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Planning Officer - Aylesbury

The Reward
Based in Aylesbury my client is willing to pay between GBP37,116 and GBP40,164 for a motivated and experienced Senior Planning Officer. Benefits include 28 days' annual leave, pension scheme, development & training opportunities, parking permit and flexible working options, including home working.

What's in it for You?
• Work with this fast paced and forward thinking environment to shape and grow the service for the future
• Work in a technical role alongside other experienced planners in the major development team
• Manage complex urban and rural developments making decisions under delegated authority and presenting cases to Strategic Committee

The Organisation
Covering the second largest local authority geographic area in England with one of the highest housing growth rates in the UK, this is an interesting and challenging development management environment.

With a massive commitment to ongoing personal and professional development, my client will ensure that you grow and progress along with the county.

The Role
The purpose and remit of the role
• Work in a technical role alongside experienced planners in the major development team
• As an experienced and skilled town planner, you will be working on complex developments
• Provide advice to a range of external and internal stakeholders
• Manage a varied caseload of major planning applications
• Prepare reports for committee, etc.
• Continually looks for ways to improve processes and service

The Candidate
To be considered for this position you will
• You must hold a level 6 qualification in town/urban planning and be a full member of the RTPI
• Have significant experience in town planning or in a planning consultancy role
• Substantial experience of managing large and complex developments
• Ability to demonstrate commercial awareness
• Excellent stakeholder and relationship management skills
• Knowledge of the relevant legislation
• Motivated to continue your professional development and to become one of the authorities' technical experts on planning and development

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