Planning Manager

Rossendale, Lancashire
Grade 10 - £44,697 - £48,439
14 May 2018
29 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Manager, Planner

As part of the Council’s senior management team, you will be helping to drive forward the District’s long term vision and strategic objectives in partnership with residents and public, private and voluntary bodies. You will be joining a highly motivated team to help deliver an exciting and innovative programme of growth. Leading the Council’s Development Management, Building Control and Forward Planning teams, work will include managing the Rossendale Local Plan review process through to adoption. You will also possess skills and experience in introducing innovation and change in service delivery to take account of changes at a national level in respect of legislation, regulation and policy.

With a relevant degree/professional qualification and membership of the RTPI, you will bring significant experience within both Development Management and Development Planning. Able to lead on Examinations in Public and Planning appeals involving complex development issues and with the gravitas to communicate at all levels on complex planning issues, you will also have a detailed knowledge of planning legislation and best practice and the ability to manage complex projects.

For an informal discussion, please contact Nicola Hopkins, the current Planning Manager on 01706 252420.

You can apply online at or email your name and address, quoting reference number EP1001 to Alternatively, telephone People and Policy on 01706 252449.

Closing date: 29th May 2018

Interview date: Week commencing 11th June 2018

The Council’s vision is that: Rossendale will be a place where people want to live, visit, work and invest.

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