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Becoming a Planning Inspector

Journey4 has been appointed by The Planning Inspectorate to review their recruitment process for Planning Inspectors.

The Planning Inspectorate is an Executive Government Agency in the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities. They deal with planning appeals, national infrastructure planning applications, examination of local plans and other planning and specialist casework in England. 

The Planning Inspectorate are currently reviewing their recruitment process for Planning Inspectors and have appointed Journey4 to review what changes are required to enable them to recruit and retain the people they need for the future. We shall also be reviewing the end-to-end recruitment process to ensure that it aligns with the organisations Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Strategy.

Stuart Pearce, Journey4 Director commented; “We are delighted to be working with the Planning Inspectorate on this important project. We shall be designing surveys to engage with members of the planning and infrastructure profession across the UK, gathering insights to help inform future recruitment strategies”.

Journey4 are a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service’s Management Consultancy Framework 3 (MCF3), Lot 5 HR. Services provided on this framework include cultural transformation; capability development; dispute resolution; diversity and inclusion; employee relations; HR functions, process, and design; HR policy; organisational design; performance management and learning and development.