Head of Planning

Location
Sheffield
Salary
Director Grade 6 (£65,750 - £70,552)
Posted
08 Feb 2019
Closes
08 Mar 2019
Ref
800382
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Sheffield is a growing and ambitious City and Planning sits at the heart of our inclusive growth.  We are looking for an exceptional leader to drive forward a visionary new Local Plan, influence strategic planning in the City Region, and be a highly visible leader of our customer and business friendly planning service.

We are looking for someone dynamic, with vision, energy, an outward focus who can build strong relationships with all key partners and stakeholders in the City and the City Region.

 You will need a good track record in driving service transformation, efficiencies and achieving high performance.

Working for Us

Join us and you can expect a rewarding career with a range of attractive benefits, a friendly, supportive work environment and the chance to be part of a dedicated team. Our current benefits include:

  • Wide range of flexible working options.
  • Excellent maternity, paternity and adoption benefits, cycle and travel discounts.
  • A valuable pension scheme, which provides you with a secure future income on retirement.
  • Employer contributions to the cost of your pension scheme.
  • Generous holiday entitlement and opportunity to purchase additional leave.
  • Incremental progression for pay.
  • Access to core development and opportunities for career development.
  • Employment policies and support mechanisms to promote health and wellbeing.

We are committed to recruiting a talented workforce that reflects the diversity of the community we serve.

For further details please contact Edward Highfield, Director of City Growth Services on 0114 223 2397

This is a politically restricted post according to the terms of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.

We are committed to fairness and social justice and welcome applications from everyone. We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria of this job are guaranteed an interview.

Please note that we do not accept CVs. Please do not apply online for this vacancy but complete the downloadable Word document  by clicking on the 'Apply Button' and send this in an e-mail as an attachment to recruitmentandtalent@sheffield.gov.uk  Alternatively please e-mail recruitmentandtalent@sheffield.gov.uk or telephone HR Recruitment & Talent on 0114 2734299 to request an application pack.

We are committed to fairness and social justice and welcome applications from everyone. We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

Please click on the 'Apply Button' to apply.

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