020 8125 4321

(BF7712) Senior Planner

Buckingham Futures
November 6, 2020
Buckinghamshire, United States
Job Type


Our client in Buckinghamshire is recruiting for a Senior Planner to join their Development Management Team on an interim basis.



Be responsible for managing a complex case load of planning related, applications, planning related appeals, complex committee reports and compliance investigations.

To be responsible for and lead on non-statuory application advice and Planning Performance Agreements and ensure provision of advice in a timely manner in line with agreements.

Provide expert advice and preparing evidence and representing the Council at Public Inquiries and Informal Hearings, and leading prosecutions, including interviewing witnesses under caution, and ensure that appeal/prosecution evidence is provided to a high quality within agreed timescales.

Take responsibility as a senior member of the team for the supervision, motivation and development of junior members of staff as required, including reviewing the work, holding knowledge share sessions and exercising delegated powers for approval of their work.

Lead on Section 106 negotiations with developers to secure funding.

Prepare complex reports recommending decision for complex planning applications reports are both delegate and committee reports.


Knowledge and Experience

Degree in Town Planning or a related subject.

Eligible for chartered membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute and/or other professional qualification.

Detailed knowledge of relevant Town Planning legislation, practice and government guidance.

Proven Track Record working at a high level in determining complex planning applications – with local authority experience.

Excellent knowledge of planning law TCPA NPPF and regulations, understanding the planning balance and implementing local plan policies.

Experience of processing and advising on complicated planning applications and presenting preparing/evidence at public inquiry.

Experience with section 106 Negotiation on major applications.

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