Development Planning Advice Service Team Leader

Aberystwyth, Ceredigion (Sir Ceredigion)
£33,093.00 - £36,197
08 Feb 2018
27 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Planner, Team Leader

Job Purpose:

The post holder will lead the Development Planning Advice Service team in North Wales, to deliver timely co-ordinated advice which supports the ecosystem approach to the use of Wales’ natural resources, specifically to:

  • Provide a one stop facility for planning customers and internal statutory advice for other internal licences and permissions
  • Deliver an efficient and effective Development Planning Advice Service for customers
  • Influence Forward Planning. 
  • Provide pre-planning advice to developers and for internal projects.
  • Lead on Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects.
  • Provide co-ordinated responses to development control consultations.
  • Lead on appeals and enquiries.
  • Provide protected species advice for planning and licensing.
  • Support NRW strategy implementation through the function of the team.
  • Influence local development planning and engagement with the development community.
  • Collaborate with other departments to develop, strategy, policy and processes.

We want to develop a high performing service which delivers for customers and the environment.  A service with a strong team ethic in which individual’s specialisms are recognised and valued.

Job Specific

  1. Line management/project management experience and the ability to deliver results though others.
  2. Substantial knowledge of legislation for planning and environmental protection and its application in Wales and good knowledge of development planning process or local government.
  3. The ability to assess development proposals for possible impacts on the environment.
  4. The ability to communicate clearly at all levels in writing and verbally with well-developed partnership development skills and significant experience of external and internal stakeholder engagement.
  5. Proven workload management skills, ideally in a high volume transactional environment. Able to work collaboratively with others and to drive continuous improvement in service provision.

Welsh Language Requirements:

Due consideration has been given to the Welsh language requirements for the post and the existing skills within the department. Taking this into consideration the Welsh language skills required for the post are at Level 3.  

Additional Information:

A full driving licence is required.

Application closing date:  27 February 2018

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