020 8125 4321

(BF7630) Principal Planning Officer

Buckingham Futures
October 12, 2020
London, United Kingdom
Job Type


Based in London, our local authority client is recruiting for a Principal Planning Officer to ensure a co-ordinated approach to planning, development and regeneration within the borough on an interim basis.




  • To work independently of the Area Delivery Lead or Major Applications Coordinator dealing with and leading on major and complex planning applications, planning performance agreements and developments proposals.
  • To be responsible for negotiating complex S106 legal agreements and other funding agreements contributing to the multi-million pound income for the authority.
  • Prepare planning and site briefs for major development sites as required and act as a thematic lead for areas of strategic interest for the council.
  • Take responsibility for providing area-focused development management advice and information for a specific area of the Borough, establishing close working relationships with town teams and neighbourhood services colleagues to deliver corporate objectives through the planning process.
  • Contribute to the development of a strategic planning function including the review of the London Plan, local planning policy documents and the formulation of new strategic policies and site proposals to promote the Council’s regeneration framework and provides an integrated approach to planning, regeneration and development issues.
  • To provide authorisation / final clearance of the full range of development management processes including consultation arrangements, delegated and committee reports.


Knowledge and Experience


  • An RTPI-recognised degree level qualification in Town Planning or equivalent and eligible for Membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute.
  • Thorough knowledge of all relevant planning legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge and awareness of current issues and developments affecting planning, growth, urban regeneration and local government in London.
  • Extensive experience of Town Planning work, including significant experience of development control work with responsibility for dealing with a planning application caseload that includes major and complex applications.

For further information call us on 02081254321 or email ricky@buckinghamfutures.com

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