Manager - General Planning Team

Location
Northamptonshire
Salary
£49,496.50 to £53,367.00 per annum
Posted
20 Jun 2019
Closes
08 Jul 2019
Ref
DM0300
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Council has a Development Plan and is seeing large levels of housing delivery and employment growth. The district includes the iconic venue of Silverstone Circuit, two market towns and the edge of Northampton all of which are growing in different ways. The District also form part of the emerging Oxford to Cambridge Corridor and has a great track record of supporting high quality housing schemes, urban renewal and a sensitivity to historic character as new places are forged.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Council’s Development Management team as Manager of the General Team, working alongside the Majors Team Manager and Planning Enforcement Manager.

The role will report into Paul Seckington, Senior Manager of Development Management, strengthening the team focused on continued delivery of high-quality front-line planning services for our residents.

The Manager of the General Planning Team will lead a team of up to ten Principal, Senior and Planning Officers overseeing a broad and diverse range of application types from householders to major development. The role would also be responsible for staff recruitment, staff development, appraisals, performance review and monitoring. 

This is a great opportunity to work in a friendly team, in a great location, and to work on wide-ranging, challenging and exciting projects.

The Benefits:

  • The Council is an equal opportunities employer and has flexible working practices.
  • A generous annual leave entitlement.
  • Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Discounted childcare voucher scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme (after one years’ service).
  • Incremental pay award (after one years’ service and successful performance appraisal).

For more information please contact Paul Seckington, Senior Manager on 01327 322341.

To download a recruitment pack and apply for the post, please visit the council’s internet or contact the Human Resources Department on 01295 221767.

Closing date: Monday 8 July 2019 at 5pm.

Interview date: Tuesday 16 July 2019.

“South Northamptonshire is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults”.

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