Service Area: Development Post title: South Warwickshire Local Plan Project Support Officer Post Ref: PU0000155 Post Status: 2 year fixed term (3 days a week part time, 22.2 hours)
Salary: Grade K Starting Salary £21,269 pro rata
Stratford-on-Avon and Warwick District Councils have a new role for a Project Support Officer to support the work on the South Warwickshire Local Plan. This is an exciting opportunity to be a key member of the dedicated team delivering the new Local Plan which is being prepared jointly by the two Councils.
We are looking for someone who is organised and proactive, has good communication skills and experienced in providing customer services. You will need to be a good team player and be able to collect, analyse and present information. Having an enthusiasm for and interest in the built environment is also essential!
You will be involved in a wide range of activities to support the Local Plan team under the direction of the Team Leader including:
-Maintaining the Local Plan Project Plan
-Assisting the organisation of consultation activities and maintaining consultee contact information and recording consultee responses
-Maintaining and updating the Local Plan website and online mapping functionality and arranging for the production of regular Local Plan e-newsletters
-Liaising with members of the public and other stakeholders to provide updates and respond to general queries on the Local Plan
There is need for significant levels of residential and economic growth in South Warwickshire and the Local Plan needs to meet these development challenges and its supporting infrastructure, alongside addressing a range of challenges. Central to this is tackling climate change and increasing biodiversity, improving connectivity and enabling the delivery of well-designed places, and promoting the health and wellbeing of our communities.
If you are interested in working with us to help meet the challenges that the growth and diversity of South Warwickshire brings to preparing the Local Plan then this could be the job for you.
In addition to an open and friendly environment you’ll enjoy an excellent benefits package including a minimum of 23 days’ annual leave, flexi-time, BUPA Wellbeing CashPlan and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
If you wish to discuss the position in further detail before submitting your application, please contact Joanne Bozdoganli, South Warwickshire Plan Team Leader on telephone number (01789) 260473, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
An application form and job description can be accessed via the website, www.stratford.gov.uk, alternatively telephone the 24 hour answering service on (01789) 260711, or e-mail email@example.com. The minicom number for Elizabeth House is (01789) 260747.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Thursday 16th June 2022.
Interviews will be held week commencing 27th June 2022.