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Planning Officer (Policy) / Full time

City of London

£40,750– £46,150

London, London


Planning Officer (Policy) 

Grade E, Salary: £40,750– £46,150 p.a. incl London Weighting 

Opportunity to Join the Development Plans Team 

We are pleased to offer the opportunity to join the Development Plans Team at an exciting time in the development of planning and placemaking. We are looking to appoint a Planning Officer to help us progress the City of London’s Local Plan and to assist with a range of other policy and strategy work.

The City Corporation adopted its Local Plan in 2015 and is now undertaking a full review to take the City’s planning and placemaking framework forward to 2040 in the context of the London Plan and the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). This is an exciting time to join the Development Plans Team as we refresh our draft Local Plan to ensure it provides a robust strategy for a post-Covid City.

You will be part of a team of 4 planning officers working under the guidance of the Head of Planning Policy on the Local Plan review and will take responsibility for specific planning policy areas. You will have sound knowledge of plan-making procedures, together with experience of working in a town planning or related professional role, including the preparation of planning policy documents, planning application casework, related technical reports, sustainability appraisal and participating in public consultation exercises. 

A degree in Town Planning or a related discipline, together with relevant experience and knowledge of the statutory planning process is required. You must have an ability to prepare clear and concise reports and be IT literate, with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and the use of databases. 

Closing date: 12 Noon,16 September 2022. 

Interviews will take place in the week beginning 3 October 2022.

To apply online, please visit https://careers.cityoflondon.gov.uk/.

Alternatively, please contact the 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting the reference number OENV0026. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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