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Senior Planning Officer

Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council

  • Reference: 1921
  • Published on: Wed 06/09/2017 11:15 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 25/09/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £35,650 - £40,203 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Chicksands, Shefford

Team: Development Infrastructure - Development Management
Salary: £35,650 to £40,203 per annum
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week
Closing Date: 25th September 2017
Interview Date: TBC

More about the role:

This is an exciting opportunity to work within our Development Management Team as a Senior Planning Officer. We will look to you for definitive advice, as will all stakeholders involved in the planning process. It's a chance to tackle complex planning applications and pre-application enquiries; lead negotiations in legal agreements; and act as an expert witness in planning hearings and inquiries. It is therefore vital that you have handled a wide range of planning applications before. A skilled professional, your knowledge covers Development Management ; statutory regulations; and Section 106 Agreements and similar. You will have a degree (or equivalent) in Town Planning. You will also be a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute with good political and commercial awareness.

You’ll combine your expertise with a gift for influencing others, have strong communication and customer care skills, together with a commitment to evidence-based decision-making.

Join us, and take advantage of a generous rewards package and the chance to learn and progress. Play your part in our area’s growth, and you could find your greatness.

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: David Lamb, Planning Manager, on 0300 300 4428 or email

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: Natalie Franklin on 0300 300 6943 or email

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace.

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