Principal Planner

Randstad Construction, Property and Engineering
10 May 2019
07 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Principal Planner
*GBP45 - GBP55 an hour* *North London*
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Planner based in a Local Authority in North London.

Post: Principal Planner
Rate: GBP45 - GBP55 an hour
12 month contract
We are looking for an experienced Principal Planner to provide an excellent, effective and efficient Development Management Service.

The main duties of the role are as followings;
  • Coordinate and process a varied caseload customer interactions and major planning applications in particular of strategic size (by definition) and of the most complex and high profile / wide reaching nature.
  • Liaise with, as part of the major application process and formal pre-application procedure, a wide range of internal and external partners, stakeholders and interested parties.
  • To develop and maintain an up to date knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, policies, working practices and procedures.
  • To advise on statutory and non-statutory development management matters including collating and recording information to be used by the Council at public hearings, appeals and court cases arising from all types of work undertaken on behalf of the Local Planning Authority.
  • To provide high quality and accurate written and verbal advice to service users on pre-planning applications, planning applications, policy interpretation and development proposals.
  • Completion of a recognised relevant qualification and eligibility for membership of the RTPI.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of and demonstrable successful interpretation of current legislation and national, regional and local planning policy including emerging legislation and policy and working practices relating to planning and development.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of development management systems and processes and the ability to work to specified procedures.
  • Knowledge, ability and proven track record of utilising performance management techniques and meeting and exceeding planning related performance targets identified for the service with minimal supervision.
Clients are looking to interview and shortlist shortly, so please submit your CV promptly for consideration.
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
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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