Deputy Service Manager (Planning Policy)

Swindon, Wiltshire
£35,437 to £47,337 p.a
23 Sep 2019
03 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

Deputy Service Manager (Planning Policy)

Location: Swindon

Hours: 37

Salary: £35,437 to £47,337 p.a

Closing date: 03/10/2019

Interview date: 18/10/2019

Date posted: 11/09/2019


Advance your Career at Swindon Borough Council.

Swindon Borough Council is preparing a new Local Plan which will shape the development of the Borough over the next 20 years. We are looking to recruit a Deputy Service Manager to take a leading role in shaping the Plan.

You will be coming in early in the process and will have the opportunity to put your stamp on the new plan.  

You will be a strategic thinker, who is able to convert strategy into a deliverable plan.  

You will also manage the planning policy input on planning applications at key development sites and will be expected to represent the Council at Planning Appeals.  

You will have excellent project management skills and will have substantial plan making experience. You will be highly organised, computer literate and have exceptional communication skills.  

You will have a relevant professional qualification and be currently eligible for full membership of the RTPI.

In return we offer a competitive salary, a great working environment and a chance to be part of Swindon’s highly regarded Planning Team. 

You must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act – for the effective performance of a customer-facing role).

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