Area Planning Team Leader

Reading, Berkshire
Rg9B (SCP 51 - 54), £46,608 - £49,970 pa
25 Jul 2018
31 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Planner, Team Leader

Reading has an exciting, fast moving planning environment under considerable pressure for development.  The Council’s Planning Section requires an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated planner to lead a development management area team and other support team(s) dealing with planning case work and associated responsibilities in one half of the Borough.

Reporting to the Planning Manager, your main duties will be leading a team responsible for processing planning applications and appeals, dealing with queries, complaints and pre-application enquiries and leading at Planning Committee in relation to development proposals in one of 2 area teams.  You will also be responsible for managing one or more teams that support the planning function

You will have a degree in Planning or a relevant degree. You will have several years’ experience in planning and be able to demonstrate an ability to lead and supervise staff in the delivery of high quality planning decisions.

For any more information, please contact Kiaran Roughan via or alternatively, call 0118 9374530.

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Visit for more details on how to apply online. Alternatively, call the Recruitment Team on 0118 937 2039 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the job reference number and the job title of the post you are interested in.

Please do not send a CV: for the purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.

Closing date: 31 August 2018

Interview date: 12 September 2018

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