Senior Planning Policy Officer

Haywards Heath, West Sussex
£31,601 - £39,177
19 Jan 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner

Salary £31,601 - £39,177 pa dependant on relevant qualifications & experience + Car Allowance of up to £1,239 pa + £1,000 pa market supplement

Mid Sussex District Council is a dynamic, forward thinking local authority in the heart of southern England. We are based in easily accessible Haywards Heath, at the centre of the largest opportunity for development identified in the Coast 2 Capital Strategic Economic Plan and the Greater Brighton City Deal. Based in the heart of Sussex in beautiful countryside including Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you will be working within easy reach of London, Gatwick Airport and coastal Brighton. The local economy is strong and there is considerable development giving us a great opportunity to grow our business.

We put our customers first and provide high quality services.  We are seeking a qualified team player who can make a difference to our Planning Policy Team. You will help to shape the Development Plan, and lead on the development of a robust evidence base in a number of policy areas, as well as providing a range of technical planning advice to elected Members, colleagues and members of the public. 

Along with this opportunity to enhance your career we offer free staff parking, subsidised gym membership for you and your family, flexible working arrangements and a generous pension scheme.  Relocation expenses may be paid where appropriate.

It is essential you have a full driving licence along with a requirement to provide a car for use on Council business for which mileage will be paid.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Lois Partridge on 01444 477063 or

To apply for this role and for more information including full job description please go to our website by clicking apply.

Closing Date:  18 February 2018

Interview Dates:   27 February 2018

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