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Planning Officer - Career Grade (Permanent & Fixed Term)

Salary details: £32925 - £42840

Organisation
Royal Borough of Greenwich
Reference
REC/24/00413
Salary Details
£32925 - £42840
Additional Allowances
Location Postcode
SE18 6HQ
Job Term and Hours per Week
Permanent and Fixed Term available; 35
Closing Date
19 July 2024 
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 Advert – Career Grade Planner & Fixed Term Planning Officer

 The Royal Borough of Greenwich continues to face an unprecedented growth agenda in terms of its position in London, the strategic expectations of the Mayor and its pivotal role in City in the East. It is a significant growth hub with substantial heritage considerations and where the expectation of delivery is high. It is an attractive borough, on the international map but not without its challenges.

 Be part of Greenwich's vision to successfully accommodate a high level of sustainable growth, which will have a positive and enhancing impact on the existing environment and community.

 

Permanent Role – Area Planning Teams (Career grade Scale 6 - PO2)

 We are looking for a permanent member of the Area Planning Teams that will be instrumental in transforming the Borough and opportunities available for residents.

 In this role you will deal with planning applications covering a wide range of planning issues. You will be required to have had experience within a similar role dealing with a range of application types. You will need to show you can act on your own initiative and work with minimal supervision with an ability to prioritise and work to deadlines. You should have excellent communication and negotiation skills.

 We are seeking an enthusiastic and well organised individual. You will be responsible for managing a varied caseload of planning applications, pre-applications requests and appeals.

 For these positions the right candidates will have range of previous Development Management Experience.

 In terms of the permanent post, we are seeking for these positions an officer to be able to fulfil the requirements set out in the attached JD / PS. Any applicant should identify what level of the Career Grade Post they are applying for.

 

Fixed Term Position (PO2)

 We are also looking for a fixed term (12 month) to assist in the comprehensive retrofit programme to improve carbon efficiency measures and energy savings across the RBG Housing Estate. This will include retrofit works and heat pump schemes.

 Similar to the permanent post noted above, you will be required to have had experience within a similar role dealing with a range of application types. You will need to show you can act on your own initiative and work with minimal supervision with an ability to prioritise and work to deadlines. You should have excellent communication and negotiation skills.

 We are seeking an enthusiastic and well organised individual. You will be responsible for managing a varied caseload of pre-applications requests and planning applications.

 For this position, the right candidate will needed to have had previous Development Management Experience.

 We are seeking for this Fixed Term position an officer to be able to fulfil the requirements set out in the attached JD / PS for P02 level.

 If you have any questions on these positions, please contact either Alex Smith (Area Planning Manager, East – alex.smith1@royalgreenwich.gov.uk or 020 8921 5892) or Neil Willey (Area Planning Manager, West – neil.willey@royalgreenwich.gov.uk or 020 8921 5764).

 

 

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Alex Smith;    alex.smith1@royalgreenwich.gov.uk     5892  

If you require any assistance in viewing or accessing this opportunity, please contact recruitment@royalgreenwich.gov.uk or call 020-8921-8977

 

Diversity Statement: Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

High Volume Applications: Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

Advert Close: All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated.

Full Employment History: A full employment history is required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment.

Salary: Salaries advertised are for a standard working week of 35 hours unless otherwise stated. Please use this 'Salary Calculator to help you calculate a pro rata salary.

Our Staff Values: Our Staff Values are important to us. Candidates will be continuously assessed against our staff values throughout the recruitment process. Where candidates demonstrate views and behaviours that do not meet the standards of our staff values, we reserve the right to reject their application/ registration.