Principal Planning Officer - Euston Placeshaping

190000Q7 Requisition #
Thanks for your interest in the Principal Planning Officer - Euston Placeshaping position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 3 open jobs by clicking here.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity the successful candidate must have a degree level qualification and a diploma or post graduate qualification in town planning with eligibility for membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute. A hard working, dynamic planner is sought to develop appropriate planning/design frameworks to guide the delivery of the Euston Area Plan objectives working alongside other members of the Euston team.  You will take responsibility for effective negotiation, stakeholder involvement and conflict resolution to ensure high quality and innovative outcomes that reflect Council wide objectives and policies. The successful candidate will be able to work within a complex environment, taking responsibility for delivering defined outcomes in a high quality effective manner. You will be skilled at establishing relationship with and influencing key stakeholders and developing collaborative working arrangements. Experience of engaging with local communities to shape policy is essential.


You’ll have a proven track record of working within placeshaping in a local authority environment with thorough awareness of current and draft planning legislation at local, London regional and national levels.


About Camden 


Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.


Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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Camden are very proud to be accredited to the level of excellence for the Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard.  The Mayor’s Good Work Standard sets the benchmark for the highest employment standards and demonstrates that as an employer, Camden is contributing to a fairer and more inclusive London. These good practices are also an important step in attracting and retaining a diverse, talented and productive workforce.

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this Job Profile attached at the bottom of this Advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: 
Sunday 1st March 2020

Interviews to be held: TBC

Please quote reference: 190000Q7

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