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Planning Policy Manager

Contract Permanent
Hours 37 hours per week
Salary / pay £37,849 - £39,782
Closing date Friday 12 July 2019 at 10am
Interview date Interviews will be held on Thursday 1 August 2019
Department People and Place

Job summary

A motivated and forward thinking individual is sought to provide effective leadership to the Planning Policy Team. You will be responsible for shaping, implementing and delivering corporate policies, planning policies and the Council’s vision and priorities. The Council has an adopted Local Plan in place and is now considering an early review to meet the local ambitions of the area so this could be an ideal time to be at the heart of developing a Local Plan from the outset to completion and delivery.

The post involves providing planning advice to a wide range of people and businesses so excellent communication, presentation and organisational skills are essential as well as an in depth knowledge of planning policies and procedures.

A relocation package of up to £5125 is available.

Job description

Planning Policy Manager (PDF: 211Kb / 5 pages)

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All applications must be made on the Council's standard application form and CVs will not be considered. No agencies please.

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Recruitment process

In order to ensure fair and open recruitment processes we are;

  • unable to accept CVs in lieu of, or as part of, an application of employment and
  • unable to maintain a database of potential candidates so cannot accept or store applications or CV's submitted on a speculative basis.

Candidates who canvass Council Members or Senior Officers will be disqualified.

Equal opportunities

The Council aims to be an equal opportunities employer.

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As Disability Confident employers, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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