Senior Town Planner

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Venesky-Brown’s client, a public sector organisation in Glasgow, is currently looking to recruit 4 x Senior Planners for initial 6 month contracts with option to extend for a further 6 months on a salary of £40,797-£47,477/annum, generous holidays entitlement. These roles will be hybrid working with 2 days in the office per week.

Responsibilities:
 
– Providing expert technical planning and development advice to colleagues, management and clients, both internally and externally, especially for complex applications and projects
– Prioritising and processing a demanding and varied workload covering pre-application discussion, range of development applications, leading on appeals and liaising with colleagues in delivering the Development Management function
– Supporting delivery of service improvement through innovative procedures and input towards interpreting and meeting corporate and national targets for service delivery
– Supporting the wider operation of the Planning Service through delivery of up-to-date development plan coverage for the city, supporting priority regeneration areas of the city and implementing actions as defined by the Enforcement Charter
– Preparing reports for committee
– Progressing innovative projects that facilitate development on the ground.

Essential Skills:
 
– Educated to degree level
– Holds Chartered membership of RTPI or equivalent professional body.
– Proficient IT skills.
– Excellent communication and reporting skills.
– Good decision making, negotiation and problem-solving skills
– Experience of delivering the planning system effectively.
– An understanding of policy issues and implications.
– Project planning knowledge or experience
– The ability to work alone and as an effective team member.
 
Desirable Skills:
 
– Demonstrates ability to be customer focused.
– Leadership & management skills
– Evidence of continuous self-development
– Evidence of contributing towards continuous service improvement
 
If you would like to hear more about these opportunities please get in touch.

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