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Join Our Team - Planning Opportunities

North Lincolnshire Council
North Lincolnshire
Salary range: £23,080 - £46,845
Closing date
7 Jan 2022
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Economy and Growth

North Lincolnshire is a great place to live. In fact, according to a recent survey it is the best place in the UK to raise children. With so many good and outstanding schools, masses of green space and affordable housing, there really is nowhere better. North Lincolnshire is a rural county with picturesque villages and within easy reach of the North East, Yorkshire and the East Midlands. The motorway network enables easy access to many major cities. 

North Lincolnshire Council wants to increase prosperity for North Lincolnshire - prosperity for our residents, our communities and our businesses. We want North Lincolnshire to be thriving and successful and the people who live and work here to have prosperous, safe and healthy lives. We want our existing and future businesses to be competitive and to thrive and grow and in turn continue to support prosperity for North Lincolnshire.

We need you to help us achieve this vision. Working alongside our Economy and Growth Team, this is an opportunity for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to gain exceptional experience and make a real difference to the future lives of our residents within the local planning authority of North Lincolnshire Council.

You will play a pivotal role in progressing several key regeneration projects, with a focus on larger strategic schemes, and delivering high quality outcomes. Excellent customer focus is essential as is your ability to manage these projects to agreed timescales and quality criteria. For this role you will need to be confident and effective in dealing with multiple key stakeholders such as residents and Councillors.

Join Our Team

This is a great time to join us and help shape the future of North Lincolnshire so please take a look at the opportunities we have available in both Development Management and Place Planning (Planning Policy). Our current vacancies are:

Place Planning and Housing Specialist – Grade 11 £43,857 to £46,845 plus a 6% lease car contribution

Sustainability Manager – Grade 10 £39,881 to £43,857

Strategic Housing Manager – Grade 10 £39,881 to £43,857

Inward Investment Housing Officer – Grade 9 £34,729 to £39,881

Senior Planning Specialist (Place Policy Planning) - Grade 6 £23,080 to £25,991 / Grade 7 £25,991 to £30,451 / Grade 8 £30,451 to £34,729 per year (career graded on experience) plus a 10% market supplement

Senior Planning Officer (Development Management) x 3 posts – Grade 6 £23,080 to £25,991 / Grade 7 £25,991 to £30,451 / Grade 8 £30,451 to £34,729 per year (career graded on experience) plus a 10% market supplement

Assistant Project Officer – Investment and Delivery x 2 – Grade 7 £25,991 to £30,451 per year

The posts require a variety of skills, but you will need to be able to work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines. You must also be able to write concise and accurate reports and have good communication skills when dealing with the public. You will need good negotiating skills and an ability to suggest changes and improvements to submitted schemes and have the confidence to act on your own initiative, but within a team framework.

More specific information on each of the roles can be found by clicking on the 'Apply Button'

We can offer you:

  • A competitive salary
  • An attractive relocation package
  • A comprehensive induction
  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Salary sacrifice scheme 
  • Leisure membership packages
  • Local Government pension scheme
  • gile working arrangements (we will consider requests for permanent homeworking from applicants who reside in other parts of the country).

If you are interested in joining us to achieve better outcomes for our residents and communities and would like an informal discussion about this role, please contact Chris Barwell on (01724) 297573 or email [email protected] or David Boreham on (01724) 296936 or email [email protected]

Closing date: Midnight, Friday 7th January 2022

Please apply online via our North Lincolnshire Council website – current vacancies.

We look forward to receiving your application and welcoming you to work within our team and a fantastic workplace!


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