Development Management Officer (P01959)

Career Grade - Band 6/7 (£27,202 up to £35,156
06 Sep 2019
20 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

As Development Management Officer, you will be responsible for the project management and case assessment of a range of planning applications appeals and other projects. You will prepare cases for appeals, giving expert evidence at inquiries and hearings and investigate suspected breaches of planning control, in particular those involving a failure to comply with planning permissions and planning conditions

The role will involve providing a range of advice and guidance to a range of customers and leading on more complex minor planning applications and less complex major applications. A commitment to a high standard of customer care and an ability to analyse a range of considerations is a must.

It is essential that the successful candidate holds a recognised degree or post graduate qualification in planning and at least one years' relevant planning experience.

What we can offer in return is a great place to work and a great team to work with. We believe that all our employees make a valuable contribution to the work of the council and that's why we encourage a trusting and open culture where each employee is supported and respected equally, where ideas are actively sought and self-development promoted. We also recognise the value of a highly motivated and engaged workforce and we actively promote a good work/life balance.

Benefits include:

  • Essential Car Users allowance for business travel £1,239 per year

  • 25-26 days leave (plus an additional 5 days after 5 years' service)

  • Local Government Pension Scheme

  • Employee Assistance Programme

Closing Date: 20th September 2019

For an informal discussion regarding this post please call Steve Clothier or Judith Garrity on (023) 8028 5588.