Senior Policy Planner

Senior Policy Planner

Are you looking for a new opportunity to grow and develop as a Senior Planning Policy officer with in a Town planning and built environment?

My client based in West London is currently looking to recruit a Senior policy planner to assist on an 18 month contract with a view to extend. The client has good public transport network to the council offices and can be accessed via public and private transport (in and out bound from London).

The main responsibilities:

* To understand and ensure the Council complies with the Self-build and Custom Housebuilding regulations and guidance
* To understand and ensure the Council complies with the Brownfield Land Registers and Permission in Principle regulations and guidance
* To work with colleagues in Planning Policy to ensure there are sufficient serviced plots to meet the self-build demand in the boroughs
* To develop Brownfield Land Registers for the council
* To liaise with other Council teams, services and departments on the Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Registers as well as during the development of the Brownfield Land Registers

The suitale candaite would need to have a:

  • Working knowledge and understanding of planning legislation and policy guidance in relation to national, regional and local plan making and associated legislative requirements
  • Knowledge of available planning information and its application to plan making
  • Experience in local government planning policy work including assisting in the the preparation of supporting information and provision of evidence base
  • Effective report writing skills
  • Articulate in written and oral communication skills with particular reference to report and letter writing, public speaking, presentation skills and communicating with Members, the public, staff and other professionals.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data and present key facts including policy implications in the preparation of reports, policy formulation and other material.
  • Ability to work on designated projects with supervision
  • To work effectively to meet challenging deadlines and manage competing and changing priorities.
  • To work as part of a team taking into account the needs of other Council Departments and with a willingness and ability to impart knowledge to other staff
  • A degree in planning or other appropriate professional qualification and a member of the RTPI or eligible for full membership or an alternative appropriate professional bod

The contract would be for an initial 3-6 months with a view to extend, the client is look at candidates between a rate of £22- £32 per hour (negotaible based upon the market rate).

Should this position be of interest for you, please forward me your up to date CV, to me, as the client is looking to short list an appoint as soon as possible.

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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Reference: 34636185

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