Development & Policy Team Leader

Elizabeth House, Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 6HX
Grade E Starting Salary £39,002
03 May 2018
25 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Team Leader

‘Wherefore art thou….planner?’

Yes it’s a slight misquote but we are not looking for a detailed knowledge of Shakespeare. Stratford-on-Avon District Council is, however, looking for talented town planners with an enthusiasm for place-shaping to join our expanding Policy Team to help deliver our ambitious strategy for growth, including a locally-led Garden Village. The new Development Planning & Policy Team Leader role will strengthen the current management structure leading a small team to help deliver on the preparation of local and neighbourhood plans. Knowledge and experience of plan-making will be essential

In addition to an open and friendly environment, you’ll enjoy an excellent benefits package including a minimum of 23 days’ annual leave, flexi-time and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

An application form and job description can be accessed via the website,, alternatively telephone the 24 hour answering service on (01789) 260711, or e-mail  The minicom number for Elizabeth House is (01789) 260747.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact John Careford, Policy Manager on 01789 260801 or email

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 25 May 2018

Interviews will be held week commencing 4 June 2018.

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people with disabilities.

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