Senior Strategic Planner
The Mayor’s new London Plan is an ambitious and far-reaching strategy for the future development of London, setting out how Good Growth will enable London to develop in a sustainable way. The role of Senior Strategic Planner will be central to guiding the London Plan through to adoption and to developing Supplementary Planning Guidance.
Working as part of the London Plan team, this role will focus on the progression of the draft new London Plan and the development of Supplementary Planning Guidance to support the Mayor, boroughs, developers and other partners in the implementation of the new London Plan. The position will work as part of a policy team and focus on design and heritage policy. The position will start in early January 2020. The role will also assist and advise on the development of Opportunity Area Planning Frameworks and conformity of Local Plans with the London Plan, and will use spatial planning expertise to advise colleagues in the GLA family on the implementation of other Mayoral strategies.
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate experience and knowledge of design and heritage spatial planning policies at a senior level. A successful track record in developing planning policy and guidance through research and collaboration will also be important.
While the job description covers a broad range of activities across the Planning service, this role will be based in the London Plan team. In their application, candidates should demonstrate how they meet the technical requirements for Grade 8 and the behavioural competencies set out in the Person Specification.
London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.
We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share.
In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.
If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process, then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on
firstname.lastname@example.org reference GLA2712.
Application closing date: Sunday 7 July 2019 at 23:59 GMT
Interviews will take place at: City Hall Wednesday 24 July 2019
Please note we do not accept CV’s for this role. All applications for this vacancy must be submitted via our online recruitment system. To apply and for a copy of the Job Description and Person specification, please click the "Apply" button below.