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Planning Manager (Development and Policy)

Broxtowe Borough Council
Salary: £45,155 - £46,844 - Grade 15
Closing date
1 Dec 2021

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Planning Manager (Development and Policy)

Salary: £45,155 - £46,844 - Grade 15

Come to Broxtowe and help shape one of the most important development sites in the East Midlands….

Broxtowe Borough Council is looking for an individual who will exercise strong and competent professional leadership for our Planning Policy and Development Management teams. This post offers the chance to play a key part in the development of the most exciting major development opportunity in the East Midlands. Broxtowe Borough is the Government’s preferred location for a High Speed 2 rail station which will be a major transport and innovation hub and the wider area is home to a wide range of businesses including leading telecommunication, retail and pharmaceutical companies. Broxtowe has several other allocated sites, and is a diverse urban and rural area to the west of Nottingham. Our geographical location is advantageous and enables officers to develop by dealing with a wide variety of applications. We want an individual to take a proactive lead to develop creative plans and projects for investment in our area, and work with partners and developers to achieve our ambitious house building plans. You will need to be politically sensitive, a good people manager, have plenty of energy stamina and creativity.

To succeed in this role, you should be able to use your initiative, communicate effectively and have sound negotiating and report writing skills. You should have experience in developing plans policies and strategies for place making, managing the administration and determination of planning applications and ideally have some experience in large scale project implementation. The successful candidate would be a respected professional planner, someone who can be both a team player and lead a team, and a creative person who can overcome problems.

As a Broxtowe Borough Council employee you can enjoy many benefits including flexible working, a generous pension fund, loyalty awards and family friendly policies to help you balance your work and family life, as well as discounts and offers as part of our employee benefits scheme. You can read more about these at

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Ryan Dawson on 0115 9173653.

Our preferred method of applying for jobs is online at (please do not send CVs).

If this is not possible, application packs can be obtained by contacting The Recruitment Team, Human Resources Division on 0115 9173342/3372.

This is a re-advertisement; previous applicants need not apply.

Please quote reference no. P67

Closing date: Wednesday 1 December 2021 at 5.00 pm


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