Planning Team Manager

Burnley, Lancashire
Grade 13 £39,782 - £42,683 (plus £2900 annual supplement)
08 May 2019
22 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Housing & Development Control

Planning Team Manager

Grade 13 £39,782 - £42,683 (plus £2900 annual supplement)

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 online only. For a pack or to apply online please click on the 'Apply Button' or visit

Closing date: 9am Wednesday 22nd May 2019.

Interview date: Friday 7th June 2019.

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