Planning Team Manager

Grade 13 £39,002 to £41,846
21 Nov 2018
12 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Manager, Planner
Enforcement, Planning


This key role is an exciting opportunity to manage and lead Burnley Council’s Development Control Service. You will lead a team of planners and support officers to deliver a highly efficient and responsive planning application and enforcement service that promotes sustainable growth.

In recent years Burnley has seen significant economic and housing growth and is in the top 10 in the UK for private sector jobs growth. Working closely with the Head of Service you will be instrumental in promoting and delivering our ambitious growth agenda. You will have a positive attitude that will bring a practical and supportive approach to development management. 

As an experienced planner you will be a member of the RTPI and have significant post-qualification experience of dealing with major and complex planning applications along with planning enforcement. You will also have a broad knowledge and understanding of current policy, regulation and guidance affecting the sector.

 For an informal discussion on the content of the job description or person specification, please contact Paul Gatrell, Head of Housing and Development Control on 01282 477230

Recruitment packs are available on-line only.   For a pack or to apply on line please click on the 'Apply Button'

Closing date: Wednesday 12th December 2018

Interviews: Week commencing 7th January 2019


The Council is committed to ensure that no one receives less favourable treatment

for reasons relating to all recognised protected characteristics

covered by the Equality Act 2010


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