Rugby, Warwickshire
£40,876 - £43,857
02 Dec 2020
20 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Manager, Planner

Development Strategy Manager

£40,876 - £43,857

Interested in shaping one of the fastest growing town in the Midlands?

Rugby is one of the fastest growing towns in the country and we’re in the process of planning for more. We need an exceptional and dynamic planner to lead our growth agenda and deliver our Local Plan with the investment that follows.

The post holder will hold the principle responsibility for the delivery of the Rugby Borough Local Plan and associated planning policy documents. Leading a group of dedicated staff to deliver our Local Development Scheme, you will have a key role in driving forward our new Corporate Plan, shaping the future of the Borough and ensuring our communities continue to prosper.

Working directly with the Head of Growth and Investment, this is a pivotal role in bringing forward key infrastructure and investment sites, including the SW Rugby urban extension, Ansty Park and essential regeneration within Rugby town centre. In addition, you will be instrumental in shaping our climate change and sustainable transport agenda with key partners.

You will need to have a relevant degree or equivalent qualification, experience of planning policy production and possess excellent communication, advisory and managerial skills. Alongside your strategic thinking abilities, we are seeking robust project and budget management skills, a decisive nature, political awareness and an aptitude for partnership working. A driving license and access to a car for business use is essential.

For an informal discussion about this role and further information on the benefits that Rugby Borough Council offers as an employer, please contact Stephanie Gibrat, our Head of Growth and Investment using [email protected].

You can view full details of this job via our website by clicking on the 'Apply Button', where you can also apply on-line. If you are unable to apply on-line please contact 01788 533564, or e-mail: [email protected] for further assistance.

Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

Closing Date: 20 December 2020

Interview Date: week commencing 11 January 2021






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