Principal Development Management Officer
You will enjoy the challenge of being part of a dynamic team, with the opportunity to work in both an urban and rural environment. If you are interested in working in a high performance authority that at the same time values and delivers high quality development while seeking to enhance our New Town and Garden City environments, we want to hear from you.
Our new Local Plan is currently at examination and proposes to deliver major growth in the Borough during the next plan period. You can play a key role and will have the opportunity to make a positive contribution to the determination of major planning applications in the borough.
In addition, you will assist with the management and mentoring of our team of planning officers engaged in a wide range of other planning applications.
You will have good communication and negotiation skills and be able to demonstrate methodical and well organised working. It is essential that you have experience in development management and are able to work under pressure. Ideally, you will have some experience in staff management and project management skills
Our offices are in the centre of Welwyn Garden City close to shops and the station. We operate flexi-time, flexible working and job share schemes.
For more information on this post and to apply on line please visit www.welhat.gov.uk
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Chris Carter on 01707 357298
Closing date: 7 October 2018
Assessment and interview date: 16th or 17th October 2018