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Registration & Validation Officer


Registration & Validation Officer
Horsham | £13.64ph PAYE/ £18ph Umbrella | Initial 3 Month Contract | Full Time | Start ASAP

We are looking for a Registration & Validations Officer to join a large local authority based in Horsham on an initial 3-Month contract starting in May 2021.

The role requires the postholder to assist with and carry out the validation, registration and processing of planning applications and provide general advice and guidance on planning matters to applicants, members, and the public.

Role Responsibilities



  • To undertake all necessary duties relating to the management of validation, registration, and processing of planning and other applications.

  • To reply to correspondence by e-mail and answering telephone queries on planning applications, appeals and general planning matters in accordance with department timescales.

  • Processing revised plans including uploading to the planning system and ensuring that all documentation is displayed (and kept up to date) on the internal systems and on-line on the company's web site.

  • Dealing with telephone and email enquiries and other administrative tasks required to support the Business Support function and the wider service as required.

  • To attend meetings with applicants, agents and the public as required, providing advice and guidance on applications and relevant development issues.

  • To undertake planning enquiries of a more specific and / or technical nature as identified, including preliminary planning enquiries.




Skills/Experience required



  • Previous experience working within an administrative role within the public sector, ideally within build environment/ town planning within a local authority or similar

  • Strong customer service experience, with ability to communicate clearly with a range of people from different backgrounds

  • Knowledge of Uniform system desirable




If you are interested in this opportunity and wish to apply?
Contact Anna by sending an up-to-date CV to acurtis@strgroup.co.uk today!



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