Planning Development Manager

Civic Office, Doncaster
Grade 11, £43,581 - £45,437
19 Mar 2019
03 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Manager, Planner

There’s never been a more exciting time to join Doncaster Council.

We are passionate about Doncaster - it’s a great place to live, do business and visit.

We have plenty to shout about – Doncaster is the UK’s best connected location, we have many major developments in the pipeline, a vibrant urban centre with a thriving arts and cultural scene, sport and leisure attractions, wonderful green spaces and a fascinating heritage. We firmly believe, as do our partners, that Doncaster is the place to be with a bright future and ambitions ahead of it.  But don’t just take our word for it – anyone joining the council, can look forward to expanding their knowledge and skills in a dynamic, creative and nurturing environment while truly making a difference to the communities we serve.

We are currently involved in many significant large scale developments and regeneration schemes, including the Unity mixed use housing/employment site along with a new M18 Motorway link road at Junction 5, Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Doncaster Sheffield Airport expansion, plans for a European PGA Golf Course and a digital visual effects studio at High Melton - along with many more that will transform Doncaster. These are exciting times for Doncaster, which is increasingly being seen as an attractive site for developers. We are looking for an experienced Development Management planner to lead and be part of our strong and supportive team - all of whom work hard towards developing our planning service. Ideally you will have a degree in Town Planning or an RTPI equivalent subject, with a proven track record of handling a range of development management applications. Further details about the responsibilities and requirements of the role are contained in the role summary and job profile.

In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you the chance to be part of a great team dedicated to ensuring that all people in Doncaster thrive. You will also have access to a variety of attractive employee benefits including competitive leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to a range of staff discount and flexible benefits schemes. Visit our Working in Doncaster page to find out more.

For further details or an informal chat please contact:

Roy Sykes, Tel: 01302 734555,

Closing date: 3 April 2019.

Shortlisting will take on the 5th April and it is anticipated that interviews will be held in the week commencing 8th April.

Doncaster Council is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community where we strive to improve the quality of life for all. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share these commitments.

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