Senior Planning Policy Officer

Havant, Hampshire
Range £29,289 to £32,492 pa
22 May 2019
07 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner, Senior

Havant is a unique opportunity for development and investment in the South East with its high quality coastal environment and excellent national transport links enabling it to play a major role in the Solent economy.

The production of the Havant Borough Local Plan 2036 has been underway since 2016. A great deal of work has taken place on the plan up until now to make sure that the plan meets the borough’s needs, that it is robust and that it meets the key tests the Government requires. We face a challenging need for new development whilst looking to ensure that we continue to develop our borough in a sustainable way, providing good jobs and maintaining our high quality natural environment.

The Local Plan is one of the most important functions of the Borough Council and the postholder will play a key part in its development. The post offers an excellent opportunity for someone with planning experience looking for a new challenge or to take the next step up in their career in terms of influence and responsibility.

For a full discussion about this post please contact David Hayward, Planning Policy Manager, on 023 9244 6174.  The closing date for this role is midnight on Friday 7 June 2019.  To apply, please send your CV and a supporting statement to 

Please include the reference number in your supporting statement.

In return for your hard work and contribution, we can offer you a competitive salary, generous annual leave, flexi time, free parking, free tea and coffee, leisure centre discounts, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and more.  Take a look at our website for the full range of benefits and support we offer our staff

For full details of the role, including a job description and person specification, please visit

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