PRINCIPAL DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT OFFICER
Planning and Regeneration – GREAT OPPORTUNITY
Gosport is an urban authority on the south coast. The role is based in Gosport Town Hall, with our offices overlooking Portsmouth Harbour and the Solent, five minutes’ walk from the Gosport Ferry linking to Portsmouth Harbour Railway station with its direct rail links to other cities including London.
The Borough is an excellent place to live and work with unique and extensive military heritage. Gosport also benefits from 25 miles of coastline, including beaches at Stokes Bay and Lee-on-the-Solent. We have ambitious plans to develop and regenerate the Borough including its waterfront and town centre. With an Enterprise Zone and a number of historic and other sites coming forward for development it’s an exciting time to join our team. The Borough has also been designated as a Heritage Action Zone by Historic England which is a five year programme to help deliver a number of heritage related regeneration projects.
PRINCIPAL DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT OFFICER (PED15)
£42,683 - £45,591
The Planning and Regeneration Service is committed to providing a high quality service for the benefit of all our stakeholders so that we can make a real and positive difference. We are looking for an enthusiastic and able development management planner who is a good team member as well as being self-motivated and able to demonstrate initiative and leadership. The postholder will need to be able to deal with planning applications relating to complex development sites as well as assisting the Development Manager in overseeing the workload of the Development Management team on a day to day basis.
You should hold a post-graduate degree in Town and Country Planning or an equivalent and be a member, or eligible for membership, of the Royal Town Planning Institute. You will need to have a thorough understanding of a range of planning issues relevant to an urban authority and have excellent written and verbal skills to be able to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
You will enjoy the benefit of excellent terms and conditions, including flexible working hours, and a friendly and supportive team. If you have any questions or would like an informal discussion about the role, please call Simon Barnett, Development Manager on 023 9254 5645.
Closing date for receipt of completed applications – 5pm Monday, 4th November 2019
Interviews will be held on – Tuesday 19th or Wednesday 20th November 2019
How to apply?
There are 3 ways to apply:
- By post or email – use the How to apply documents below
Online – apply using our online form, by clicking on the 'Apply Button'
Please see attached documents at the bottom of the Job page and ensure you read and follow the guidance so you fully demonstrate how you meet the points on the Person Specification. PLEASE DO NOT JUST SUBMIT A CV.
All applicants will be advised after the closing date, once shortlisting has taken place.
The Council is committed to equal opportunities for all.