Senior Planning Officer

Posted 30 January 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
Discipline Professional & Technical
ContactBelle Srijundee

Job description

Job Title: Senior Planning Officer

Pay Rate: Negotiable

Working Hours: 37 hours per week

Work Mode: Hybrid

Work Location: Rugby Borough Council

Assignment Duration: 6 months


  • Strategic Insight: Conduct monitoring functions and deliver insightful analytical reports, crucial for guiding our planning service, including monitoring the Local Plan.
  • Policy Expertise: Provide high-quality advice on intricate planning policy issues, ensuring informed decision-making processes.
  • Research Excellence: Undertake in-depth research related to planning policy, contributing to the development of innovative solutions.
  • Documentation Support: Assist in the preparation of local development plan policy documents and other materials, shaping the future landscape of our community.
  • Consultant Management: Lead and manage consultants working on local plan evidence, ensuring alignment with organizational objectives.
  • Safety Compliance: Uphold strict adherence to Health and Safety legislation, ensuring a secure work environment for all stakeholders.


  • Knowledgeable: Demonstrable understanding of UK town planning procedures, providing a solid foundation for effective decision-making.
  • Experienced: Proven experience in planning policy work, showcasing your ability to navigate complex challenges.
  • Deadline-Oriented: Ability to thrive in fast-paced environments, managing conflicting demands and deadlines with ease.
  • Engagement Skills: Experience in public participation/engagement, fostering collaborative relationships within the community.
  • Professional Accreditation: Chartered membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute, reflecting your commitment to professional excellence.

If you're ready to make a meaningful impact and embark on a rewarding professional journey, we invite you to apply for the Senior Planning Officer position today. Let's build the future together.