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Principal Planning Officer – Development Management

Employer: London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham

  • Reference: HFC/17/39556
  • Published on: Mon 24/07/2017 12:25 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 04/09/2017 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
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  • Salary: £42,651 - £45,438 pa (in addition the role is subject to up to 10% Performance Related Pay)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hammersmith and Fulham

Principal Planning Officer – Development Management

London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham’s newly combined Regeneration, Planning and Housing service is determined to maintain the council’s reputation as one of London’s best. With big plans for delivering high profile development and regeneration projects, this ambitious service has a very exciting future ahead.

To ensure the continued success of the service, we are looking to appoint a Principal Planning Officer. The successful candidate will manage complex and controversial planning applications through the planning process using their professional expertise. The successful candidate will also have a role in supervising the work of junior officers and signing off cases under delegated powers.

About you

Needless to say, your experience, enthusiasm, knowledge and expertise will be key to your success in this role.

You’ll be a competent and confident Town Planner, with demonstrable experience of working as a lead officer on significant projects and programmes.

We are also looking for someone with a flair for personal engagement and negotiation, as well as outstanding brokerage skills.

Those that succeed here, come to us with a common set of characteristics. Our team all share our positivity towards bettering our communities through great developments and delivering regeneration on the ground.

To help us succeed even further, we need professionals with people skills and customer focus. Those who can play a productive and positive role, both within their teams and with our customers and residents.

About us

We have recently combined our Regeneration, Planning and Housing services to ensure that we can provide the highest level of service for our residents. The shared service will enable more joined up working between the separate teams and ensure that we are all working towards the same goals.

We are thriving as a borough, with significant regeneration happening throughout. We have a strong reputation for taking on big projects, consistently finding solutions to the challenges we face.

Talk to anyone within the council and they’ll tell you the same thing – our people love it here. There is an overwhelming feeling of pride, because big things happen here and the team know about our even bigger ambitions for the future.

Closing: Monday 4th September

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