Senior Planner

Camden, London, United Kingdom

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Senior Planner to lead the Council’s work on Crossrail 2 and support the preparation of the Euston Station Planning Brief and implementation of the Euston Growth Strategy. This is a professional role that requires a cross section of skills and behaviours to ensure high quality outputs that contribute towards Camden’s overarching objective to secure comprehensive redevelopment at Euston Station, ensuring Crossrail 2 is appropriately integrated.

You will join the Euston team, which has responsibility for the development of the Planning Brief for the Euston Station area, implementing the Growth Strategy for Euston and managing the impact of Crossrail 2 in the borough.

Languages needed: English.

Apply by July 9, 2017

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About the company

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.

The successful candidate will

  • Negotiate effectively.
  • Have stakeholder involvement.
  • Provide conflict resolution to ensure high quality and innovative outcomes that reflect Council wide objectives and policies.

Required education and skills

The ideal candidate will have a degree level qualification in town planning along with proven experience successfully working within town planning, preferably in Planning policy, urban design or Development Management. You will have experience of working on issues in a role focussed on the physical environment with a good understanding of the nature and financial effects of the planning process and its effects on people and the environment in which they live. As a team player with excellent communication and negotiation skills, you will be able to work collaboratively as well as setting and achieving personal objectives. You will thrive from working in a fast-paced, high profile support environment, with proven experience of working with multiple stakeholders, including senior officials and partners.

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 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.

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