Published: 12th Jun 2019

Website Royal_Greenwich Royal Borough of Greenwich

The Royal Borough of Greenwich faces 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 where the expectation for 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.   We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and well organised individual to take up a Planning Officer role within the Development Management East Area Team.

In this role you will deal primarily with small-scale planning applications covering a wide range of planning issues. You will have 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.

Any queries regarding roles in Area Teams please contact Kirstin Clow (0208 921 5090)

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.

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.

All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application.

To apply for this job please visit www.royalgreenwichcareers.com.