Principal Planning Officer

Hays Building
£17.00 - £35.00 per hour
21 Dec 2017
18 Jan 2018
Matthew McHale
Job Function
Job position
Senior Manager
Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Full Time

Principal Planning Officer Job, Birmingham City Centre, Competitive Salary, Leading Local Authority

Your new company

Due to an internal service redesign, we are now looking to recruit a Principal Planning Officer to work in the heart of the city centre on an ongoing. Birmingham City Council is the largest single local authority in Europe offering a range of opportunities and regeneration. With Birmingham and the surrounding areas continuing to develop, the council pride itself to make life better for the millions of people who live and work in the city.

Your new role

As a Principal Planning Officer, you will be based out of the City Centre, you will be responsible for the caseload of between 40-50 applications, working in a fast paced environment. You will be responsible for assessing and determining planning applications and dealing with appeals, should they arise.

What you'll need to succeed

It is essential that you have experience as a Planning Officer or Town Planner and be able to pick the role up and work under your own initiative. There will be full system training provided, however you must be able to pick up the cases as they are raised with minimal supervision. You must also have experience of working within a Public Sector / Local Authority organisation.

What you'll get in return

You will be working with an employer who is an accredited Investor in People and who are renowned for their supportive culture that can offer flexible working. You will be covering a range of potential projects within the council and have input into lots of different areas, offering a great deal of variety and flexibility. You will be based in their office in the heart of the city centre and paid a competitive salary.

What you need to do now

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