Planning Policy Officer (Information and Monitoring) SO2-PO2
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: EGG/20/137728
  • Published: Thu 05/11/2020, 11:36 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 04/12/2020, 23:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £32,418 - £37,722
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Waltham Forest

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Planning Policy Officer (Information and Monitoring) SO2-PO2

Economic Growth Directorate

Planning Policy Officer (Information and Monitoring)  

Grade SO2-PO2 (£32,418 - £37,722) subject to experience, career graded post.   

Waltham Forest is pursuing a challenging agenda for regeneration and growth across the borough with a desire to meet demanding housing targets through quality development. We are looking to recruit a Planning Policy Officer to carry out information and monitoring duties and support our Local Plan work. This is a career graded post. The successful candidate will be placed at a level commensurate with qualification, competency and experience, with opportunity to progress.

The role primarily involves collecting and collating planning data, maintaining and retrieving information from database systems and preparing regular monitoring reports. The Council provides a workplace culture that allows you to develop your career. You will have a crucial role in monitoring and analysing data to provide feedback on the effectiveness of planning policies and the preparation of the Council’s Local Plan and supplementary planning documents. This permanent full-time position requires someone with demonstrable experience of this role in local government or other sector, but experience in a planning or environmental field would be helpful.  

The Council seeks highly motivated individuals to carry out this work. We are looking for a highly organised individual with a flexible and adaptable approach to work, who can work to deadlines with attention to detail. The successful candidate will be a good team player who has strong numerical and report writing skills. Preferably, you will be planning graduate or from a related discipline, working towards a professional Town Planning qualification. Experience or knowledge of using GIS/mapping systems will be an advantage.

If you have any queries regarding the role contact Joe Addo-Yobo – Head of Planning Policy & Strategy by email

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