Senior Planning Policy Officer (GIS and Housing Supply)

Location
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary
£35,745 - £39,880
Posted
15 Jan 2021
Closes
15 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner, Senior

Senior Planning Policy Officer (GIS and Housing Supply)

£35,745 - £39,880

An exciting opportunity has become available to work within the RTPI award winning Housing and Strategic Planning Team with a key focus on providing specialist GIS and housing supply expertise to support the work of the service.

The successful applicant will be responsible for developing, maintaining and reviewing the team’s information systems relating to housing and other planning policy subjects, with a view to producing reports (such as Five Year Land Supply reports), statistical returns, registers, maps and other illustrative materials.

You will lead for the council in terms of Planning Policy related housing supply issues, including monitoring national policy, appeals and case law, and acting as the council’s representative on these matters at appeals, public hearings and public inquiries.  

You will act as lead officer for the service area in terms of the management and deployment of effective and efficient data collection, processing and analysis, utilising appropriate software packages, including GIS mapping.  

The successful applicant will have a degree in a related subject, such as Town Planning or Geography. They will need to be enthusiastic, have a flexible approach and be a team player.

We are looking for someone with proven digital design skills and flair, with an aptitude for handling data and information with precision and understanding.  

Knowledge of the work of a local planning authority would be an advantage, and you will need to have good communication skills.  

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