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Senior Planner

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 2679
  • Published: Wed 05/06/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 05/07/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £40,000 - £44,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

Starting salary: £43,004
Job level: Level 4 Zone 1 
Work location: 5 Pancras Square, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 36 
Contract type: Fixed term / secondment for 1 year/ Until March 2026
Closing date: Sunday 30th June 2024 at 23:59
Interviews to be held: TBC 
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion 

Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.

About us 
In Camden we are committed to working together to make our borough the best place to live, work, study, and visit. Partnership with our communities is central to the way we work, so that everyone can access opportunities, and nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.

We Make Camden is our shared vision for the Borough and it’s leading to the delivery of some of the best new development in the country. The Design and Place Service is key to that success working with our communities to shape the vision for our neighbourhoods and working collaboratively with other services and partners on projects that deliver the vision. 

The role
We're seeking a Senior Planner to join our Placeshaping Team within the Design and Place Service. As part of our team, you'll help transform Camden Borough by creating visions and planning frameworks and collaborating with communities. You’ll work closely with the Development Plans Team to develop policies and design codes for cohesive development and with the Property Team to produce site briefs and feasibility studies. You’ll also work with other services such as Development Management, Transport and Housing. Your role will involve providing planning expertise, producing area based strategies and guidance, conducting research, and engaging with our internal and external stakeholders. This is an opportunity to shape the future of our borough and make a real difference through placemaking. If you're passionate about urban development and ready to contribute to a collaborative team, apply now.

About you
We’re looking for a proactive planner with a strategic mindset and a passion for placemaking to join our team. You should have a strong grasp of local authority planning, with an interest or expertise in urban design. Your role will involve delivering corporate objectives through area-based planning, requiring knowledge of national and local planning issues. We're looking for someone ambitious, flexible, and collaborative, with excellent communication and presentation skills at a range of levels.

Experience in stakeholder management, participation, and engagement is essential. You will need to have experience using Adobe Creative Suite and GIS software. 

To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by clicking HERE

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting our communities, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information 

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.

Inclusion and Diversity 
We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments 

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.

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  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 2679
  • Published: Wed 05/06/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 05/07/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £40,000 - £44,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

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