Principal Planning Officer (Policy)

Leicester, Leicestershire
Grade 8, £33,136 - £38,052
27 Mar 2018
29 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner

At Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, we strive for success. With major investment and regeneration already underway, our projects, plans for the future, development opportunities and ambitions are on another scale entirely. The same can be said for this opportunity to join our talented and dedicated Planning Policy team.

You’ll have greater scope to develop both in your role and the small team of professionals that you’ll manage. Positive, dynamic and passionate about place making, you’ll make a great impression on your team. In turn, you’ll quickly become an important and highly valued member of our management team.

Whilst leading your team by example, you’ll take the lead on preparing the borough’s next Local Plan, helping to shape the future of the borough and play a key role in the wider cross-boundary strategic planning agenda. With the level of planned future growth and investment, your work will be interesting and varied and provide the challenges you’ve been looking for.

The borough offers a wide range of rural planning issues and neighbourhood planning is a key priority. The team work closely with colleagues across planning so you will be involved in a broad range of planning and regeneration projects. We will look to you for ideas to make our service better and help you capitalise on your interest to work with our local communities and other stakeholders to deliver the council’s priorities.

If you feel you can meet this challenge, we would like to hear from you. For an informal discussion about this exciting opportunity please call Kirstie Rea, Planning Manager (Policy) on 01455 255857.

To apply online go to or for an application pack call 01455 255679 quoting reference: C191 A CV will not be accepted, however supporting documents should be brought to interview.

Closing date: Sunday 29 April 2018

Interview date: To be confirmed