- Pay Rate:
£18.45 per hour PAYE
- Hours per Week:
36, Monday – Friday, normal working hours
This opening assignment is for 3 months
- Camden, London,
Temporary Development Control Planner
Reference no: Camden RQ685181
Pay Rate: £18.45 per hour PAYE
Hybrid role – 1 day in the office minimum
A Development Control Planner is required to assess a range of complex planning applications, primarily Schedule 17 HS2 applications, including the production of reports and appeal statements within specified timescales.
Duties will include having to take part in pre/post application discussions relating to planning applications and planning appeals and responding to customers through a range of channels (for example telephone and in writing) within specified timescales.
The post-holder must undertake a full range of planning enforcement work including the production of reports and witness statements and ensuring the legal position of the client is protected and ensure all Development Management decisions and enforcement action complies with relevant legislation, statutory and other organisational plans, policies, and guidelines and that these decisions can effectively defended in planning appeals as necessary.
“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:
- Completion of recognised degree, Diploma, or other Royal Town Planning Institute exemption qualification.
- Eligibility for membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute.
- Experience in Development Management including dealing with complex planning applications and appeals
- Experience in dealing with Schedule 17 applications (desirable).
- Thorough awareness of current planning issues and a working knowledge of relevant legislation.
- Knowledge of using Microsoft Excel & Word.
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
- Good customer service skills.
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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:
- Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
- Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
- Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
- Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.
Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:
- Any local authority/public sector experience
- Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.
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Temporary Development Control Planner
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