P110 Team Leader Strategic Development

Grade PO4 (SCP 47 – 49) £44,863 - £46,845
04 Mar 2021
12 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Planner, Team Leader
Development Control

Grade PO4 (SCP 47 – 49) £44,863 - £46,845 per annum plus Essential Car User Allowance

Charnwood is a vibrant borough, with council offices based in Loughborough, Leicestershire. You can read all about us in our editorial as a featured local authority.  There is some really interesting development taking place in Charnwood.  Leicester City Football Club is creating a new state of the art training complex.  We have 2 sustainable urban extensions at advanced planning stage and a Science and Enterprise Park that is expanding.  There are lots of interesting projects to work on.

Well connected? 

Absolutely, with the M1 motorway just 10 mins away and direct access to Derby (27mins), Nottingham (30mins), Leicester (18mins) and Birmingham (50mins) driving to and from the offices could not be easier!

Travelling by train? Great, did you know you can get to the heart of Leicester in just 7 min, Nottingham City Centre in 14 min, Sheffield in 52 min and Central London in 1 hour 18 min!

The opportunity

We are looking for a dynamic planning professional who is motivated and organised with significant recent experience of complex major development proposals to lead, manage and develop our Strategic Development Team.  As well as line management of a small team, you will be required to deal with a wide range of complex planning and regeneration issues and to develop creative solutions.  In particular, you will be involved in the planning and delivery of strategic growth in the Borough including sustainable urban extensions, an extension to the existing Loughborough University Science & Enterprise Park, town centre regeneration and the regeneration of the Watermead area of Thurmaston.

Who are we looking for?

A qualified planner who is a member of the RTPI, who has a project management qualification or significant relevant experience of managing large scale projects.

You will need to ensure that the Council’s ambitions for growth are effectively monitored, managed, and reported to maintain an appropriate supply of land and to fulfil the council’s ambitions for growth are met.

You will need to demonstrate substantial post qualification experience of Development Management dealing with complex planning applications, planning appeals and of managing large scale projects within a project managed environment.

You will have significant experience of Public Inquiries and Committee presentations.

Key Benefits

  • Essential Car User Allowance.
  • Flexible working
  • Onsite parking
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Subsidised leisure facilities
  • Town Centre & Train Station walking distance to office
  • Leicester, Nottingham & Derby in less than 30mins away

Key dates

Closing Date: 12th April 2021

Interviews: Week commencing 3rd May 2021.

How to Apply

Applications can be submitted online via the Charnwood Borough Council website.  For an informal and confidential discussion, please call Raj Mistry on 01509 634753 or email [email protected] .

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