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Area Planning Officer

Full time, Permanent

£36,876 - £40,760

Are you looking for your next opportunity to lead a Planning team? Have you dealt with a range of complex and major planning applications?

Our client, a local authority based in Worcestershire are searching for a knowledgeable Area Planning Officer to join and support their Development Team.

Duties and responsibilities of the Area Planning Officer include:

  • Dealing with major and complex planning applications including S78 planning appeals
  • Leading a management team on all aspects of development management
  • Reporting to local bodies on applications and providing appropriate advice
  • Issuing planning decisions under delegated responsibility
  • Site inspections, negotiations and consultations
  • Preparations of Proofs of Evidence and Written Representations on appeals
  • Providing advice on development plans, planning guidance and policy strategies

Essential experience required:

  • Good oral and written skills
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Experience in general development
  • Up-to-date knowledge of Planning Law and Practices
  • Qualification in Planning
  • RTPI membership
  • Driving Licence with access to vehicle

If you believe you are suitable for the role please apply. To find out more or enquire about similar vacancies, please contact Ebony Simpson at Sellick Partnership

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Reference: ESPL111_1562943605