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Planning Officer

A client within the Public Sector based in Greater Manchester is currently recruiting for a Planning Officer to join their development 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 manage a caseload consisting of a range of planning applications, pre-application enquiries and appeals.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Process a range of planning applications including some complex cases within the statutory timescales.

  • Deal with Planning appeals through a range of processes

  • Prepare and present applications for Planning Committee

  • Engage with developers and their agents in regard to pre- application enquiries.

  • Respond promptly to breaches of planning control through working with the Council' planning enforcement officers.

The Candidate

To be considered for this role you will require a degree or equivalent in town planning or a related professional discipline and be a Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.

The below skills would be essential for the role:

  • Significant experience in dealing with a range of Planning Applications

  • A good understanding of Development Management guidance and procedures

  • An appreciation of commercial issues relating to planning and development

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering £45 - £50 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: £45 - £50 per hour + UMBRELLA LTD
  • Location: Wigan, 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: 2023-07-26 13:44:53 -

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