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Planning Officer

A client within the Public Sector based in West Yorkshire is currently recruiting for a Planning Officer to join their team as soon as possible.

The client is offering a full time, temporary position on an ongoing basis with the ideal candidate having experience of working within a local authority.

The Role

Key purpose of the role is to take a lead role and assist the Council and its partners to deliver outcomes on major and complex planning applications, provide pre-submission advice, deal with appeal case work in order to secure the best planning outcome.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • be responsible for a case load of larger-scale-complex application types; appeals; associated pre-application discussions and post decision negotiations

  • be responsible for ensuring that planning applications are dealt with according to agreed targets and timescales.

  • be responsible for the analysis of submitted plans and supporting information, negotiating with consultees, applicants and their agents and answering queries from members of the public and their elected representatives.

  • assist in the process of preparing the Council's evidence for appeals and appear on behalf of the Council at Public Inquiries and/or Hearings as necessary.

The Candidate

To be considered for this role you will require an appropriate qualification in and or associated with Town and Country Planning.

The below skills would be beneficial for the role:

  • Proven case work experience and or training to demonstrate the ability to deal effectively with a range of case work involving complex- major application types

  • Able to demonstrate continued professional development across a range of appeal types

  • Theoretical, practical and procedural knowledge of land use planning and Development Management related matters.

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering £35 per hour Umbrella LTD Inside IR35.

How to Apply

If this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call Amy at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967 to discuss the vacancy in more detail.

Also, if this role is not of interest to you, but you are looking for new opportunities, please still get in touch as we cover all construction-related vacancies across the region.

Referral Bonus

If this role is not suitable for yourself, but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on their details, or forward these details to them.

If they are successful in applying, you will receive a £250 referral bonus upon completion of an initial probationary period.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Rate: Up to £35 per hour + UMBRELLA LTD
  • Location: Wakefield, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Construction
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Amy Dhawan
  • Tel: 01772 208 967
  • Fax: 01772 471473
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  • Posted: 2023-07-05 16:13:16 -

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