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Planning Policy Manager

Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk
King’s Court Council Offices, King’s Lynn
Initial salary up to circa £50500 per annum, plus essential user car allowance
Closing date
14 Nov 2021
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Planning Policy Manager

Initial salary up to circa £50500 per annum, plus essential user car allowance

Based at King’s Court Council Offices, King’s Lynn

Kings Lynn and West Norfolk is a large Borough with diverse landscapes ranging from the Norfolk Coast AONB in the north, to the Fens and the Brecks in the South. There are a range of matters to plan for, including rural issues and urban regeneration, as well as major developments proposed within the main towns of King’s Lynn, Downham Market and Hunstanton. West Norfolk provides a beautiful environment in which to live and work with the council offices based in King’s Lynn, a medieval town and port with an outstanding conservation area.

As a Service Manager reporting to our Assistant Director Environment and Planning, you will be responsible for producing the Local Plan within the timescales, and for raising its profile. You will have direct responsibility for managing, motivating and directing the policy team to carry out the specific tasks required related to the Local Plan. You will also take the lead on Neighbourhood Plans, as well as in the delivery of the Councils strategic policy for the West Winch Growth Area.

Qualified to degree level, you will have a recognised planning qualification with full membership of the RTPI and proven experience in strategy formulation, project management and monitoring. With excellent communication skills including the ability to prepare and present complex reports, you will be able to provide planning policy guidance and advise on new developments and regeneration projects in the Borough.

If you share our vision for the Borough’s future, we would like to hear from you. In return we can offer you a competitive salary, payment of RTPI professional membership fees, performance related pay, generous annual leave entitlement including an office closure between Christmas and New Year, local government pension scheme; and a flexible work scheme. For those wishing to relocate to our beautiful borough we also offer a relocation package of up to £8k.

Apply online by clicking on the 'Apply Button' or contact us on [email protected].

Closing Date: 14 November 2021


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