Uttlesford District Council

Senior Development Management Officer

Uttlesford, Essex
Salary £34,106 - £37,107 per annum
25 Jul 2019
24 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Manager, Officer, Senior

Senior Development Management Officer

Salary £34,106 - £37,107 per annum

Uttlesford has a picturesque rural landscape (with significant development challenges) and we are looking for an experienced Senior Development Management Officer or someone who is ready to take their career to become a Senior Planner.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Acting as a Case Officer for complex planning applications and appeals including residential and commercial developments
  • Taking a proactive project management approach to proposals from pre-application stage to delivery
  • Presenting and explaining applications to the Planning Committee
  • Applying local and national policy to ensure developments create high quality  and sustainable places
  • Presenting evidence in planning appeals.

For an informal discussion please contact Maria Shoesmith North Team Leader on 01799 510556 or Nigel Brown Development Manager on 01799 510467.

To be successful in this role you must have excellent interpersonal and IT skills.  You will also have a confident methodical and organised approach to your workload, be calm under pressure with the ability to work to strict deadlines.

Benefit package for the above post includes:

  • Paid holidays
  • Contributory Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health
  • Flex scheme and home working opportunities
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Vine extras – Employee discount scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing/Time to Change commitment

If you are interested in this position, please apply via our online recruitment link by clicking on the 'Apply Button'.

Closing date for completed applications is 11 August 2019.

Interviews will be held week commencing 19 August 2019.

CVs will not be accepted.

We positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

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