Service Care Solutions Ltd

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 provide technical and professional information, support, advice and recommendations in respect of the Council's development management functions.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Manage and prioritise a development management caseload of correspondence, applications, appeals and pre-application enquiries in accordance with national and local performance targets

  • Undertake and verify the technical processing of development applications in accordance with legislative requirements, Council policy and procedures.

  • Ensure all consultations, advertisements and notifications (statutory and non-statutory) are carried out in respect of development applications.

The Candidate

To be considered for this role you will require degree in Town Planning, or educated to degree level with post graduate planning qualification and a Chartered Membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (or working towards it).

The below skills would be beneficial for the role:

  • Experience of dealing with a varied caseload of planning application types.

  • Experience of managing conflicting demands, an ability to prioritise and stay calm under pressure to ensure the correct recommendations are made in a timely manner in accordance with national and local performance targets

  • Experience of presenting to an audience is desirable but not essential.

  • Knowledge and use of a planning application database [e.g.

    Acolaid, Plantech, Uniform etc].

  • Experience of political issues in the context of development management and the ability to deal appropriately with them

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering £35 - £40 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: £35 - £40 per hour + UMBRELLA LTD
  • Location: Stockport, 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: 2024-04-26 10:46:06 -

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