Principal Town Planning Officer

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Public Sector
North West
£45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Carrington West
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Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in Lancashire in their search for a Principal Town Planning Officer to join their DM department on a permanent basis.
As a Principal Planning Consultant, you will:
�Process major planning applications in a timely manner, producing robust reports and recommendations to achieve desired and deliverable outcomes.
�Undertaking pre-application discussions on major proposals, some under Planning
�Performance Agreements, being proactive and problem-solving to achieve deliverable outcomes in addition to preparing and presenting evidence on appeals for external clients.
�Contributing to service improvements to achieve cost efficiency and effectiveness whilst project managing your work to ensure client KPI are met/exceeded in terms of timeliness and quality of output, adding value wherever possible.
�Contributing to the delivery and improvement of business management systems, procedures and processes.
�Providing support and guidance to peers and more junior staff to distribute knowledge and ensure contemporary planning issues and legislation are cascaded and understood.
�Supporting the growth of the team by making a positive contribution to business development, securing repeat work and applying a commercial lens to all work undertaken and behaviours.
Your experience will include:
�Membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute.
�5 years or more relevant experience, including acting as an expert witness at Planning Inquiries
�High level of ability to prioritise and manage a workload whilst working flexibly to meet both the commercial and contractual needs of the business.
�Demonstrable experience of working as a senior/principal planning officer or consultant in the public/private sector.
�A high level of knowledge and understanding and application of current and emerging planning legislation.

Carrington West Pay Rate – Up to �45,000

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Please call Krish Adams on 02393876041 or email
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Contact Details:
Carrington West
Tel: 02393 876041
Contact: Krishan Adams

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