Principal Development Management Officer

Location
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Salary
£36,514 - £43,260 per annum
Posted
28 Sep 2017
Closes
16 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Manager
Specialism
Planning

Principal Development Management Officer

(Development Management)

P01064 £36,514 - £43,260 per annum inclusive of outer fringe allowance

 You will enjoy the challenge of being part of a dynamic team, with the opportunity to work in both an urban and rural environment.

If you are interested in working in a high performance authority that at the same time values and delivers high quality development while seeking to enhance our New Town and Garden City environments, we want to hear from you.

This job provides an opportunity to make a positive contribution to safeguarding the special character and appearance of the New Town and Garden City together with the rural areas and villages within the borough of Welwyn & Hatfield.

This is a key role providing a customer focused service to internal and external customers proving technical and professional advice, guidance as well as dealing with and determining a wide range of applications and planning appeals.

In addition, you will be managing, developing and supporting a small team of planning officers in their day-to-day work.

You will have good communication and negotiation skills and be able to demonstrate methodical and well organised working.

It is essential that you can understand and interpret technical drawings and plans and able to drive.

Ideally, you will have some experience in a development management, planning or enforcement environment.

The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential in this post.

For information on this vacancy and to apply on line please visit www.welhat.gov.uk. Closing date is 16 October 2017. Assessments will be held on 25 October 2017. Interviews will be held on 30 and 31 October 2017.

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