Central Lancashire Local Plan Senior Planning Officer

POC (£32,910 - £35,745)
05 May 2021
02 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner, Senior

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team responsible for driving forward plan-making on behalf of three Central Lancashire Authorities of Preston, Chorley and South Ribble as we press forward to deliver a new plan to meet the Government target of Adoption by 2023.

We are looking for an experienced planning professional, with a proven track record in planning policy, specifically local plan work to join our team. As a senior planning officer, you will be involved in all aspects of the development the Plan, taking a lead on specific policy areas, as well as commissioning and managing the delivery of consultants working on the evidence base.

Working across three councils, you will be involved in supporting officers and members on the development of the Local Plan, including attending and presenting at relevant meetings as well as delivering stakeholder engagement on the plan itself.

You will be employed by Chorley Council and be accountable to all three councils and whilst based at Chorley Council offices, you will be expected to work flexibly across the three boroughs. You will be a key part of the team, supporting both Local Plan Coordinator and the wider team on the preparation of the plan

To apply please visit our website at www.chorley.gov.uk/jobs. For further information please contact Carolyn Williams on 01257 515151 or at [email protected]

The closing date for completed application forms is midnight on 2 June 2021.

Interview date is to be confirmed.