Senior Policy Planner
Macdonald and Company
5d ago
source : PropertyWeek4Jobs

One of London's most diverse borough councils has an exceptional opportunity for a Senior Policy Planner.

You will a pivotal role leading on a specialist project involving the preparation of evidence for appeals as well as coordinating a high profile public inquiry that will involve acting as an expert witness and cross examination by a QC.

Moreover you will progress Local Plan regulation 18 consultations providing accompanying evidence and background materials as part of a wider Local Plan review.

  • Key Responsibilities;
  • Prepare specialist evidence for Appeals
  • Present evidence at Public Inquiry
  • Coordinate external consultants
  • Manage regulation Local Plan regulation 18 consultations
  • Review consultation responses
  • Assess and Review existing Local Plan Policy documents and facilitate amendments where necessary
  • Provide Policy observations and comment on high profile planning applications
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of relevant legislation and take a pro-active approach to relevant changes in legislation
  • Undertake member briefings
  • Draft detailed reports
  • The successful candidate will be an accomplished Senior Policy Planner with an extensive practical working knowledge of Local Plans at a UK local authority.

    In addition, you will have acquired experience presenting evidence at public inquiry, drafted and made amendments to policy documents in conjunction with having exemplary report writing and communication skills.

    Finally you must have an RTPI accredited degree in Town & Country Planning or an affiliated subject.

    For further information or an informal discussion, please feel free to contact Jeremy Wright at Macdonald & Company on 0207 318 5263.

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