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Planning Manager (Development Management)

Rushcliffe Borough Council
West Bridgford, Nottingham
Salary: LS5 £49,551-£55,263 per annum
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

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Planning Manager (Development Management)

Salary: LS5 £49,551-£55,263 per annum

Rushcliffe is a vibrant and diverse place to live, work and play. As a Council we’re committed to helping our communities grow and thrive and dedicated to making our services the best they can be. Join us and you’ll have opportunity to be part of our journey as we build a future that ensures than everyone in our communities succeeds and flourishes.

Help to create an environment where people can achieve the very best

The Development Management Service is in a strong position being fully staffed to be ready to take on the challenges of government policy changes and the delivery of several strategic sites and a Local Development Order. As our Planning Manager, you’ll be ready provide effective operational management and leadership to your teams, and ensuring they deliver and continually improve services in accordance with service standards. You will also oversee the delivery of strategic housing and employment sites within the Borough.

Ensuring correct procedures are followed, deadlines are met and working practices are regularly reviewed, you’ll manage the entire range of applications we receive. Committed to creating a working environment where people can achieve the very best, and ready to identify talent and support and encourage your colleagues’ development, you’ll also be committed to maintaining fair and consistent HR policies throughout the service.

Your other responsibilities will include engaging effectively with internal and external customers, monitoring, and controlling service performance to ensure that key milestones and targets are met, identifying, and bidding for additional funding, and managing the process for applications being considered by the Planning Committee.

Use your leadership skills to inspire and motivate your team

To be a success in this role you’ll have a degree or its equivalent in Town and Country Planning or a related subject, full RTPI membership, and good working knowledge of planning processes and regulations. Capable of reading and interpreting plans and technical or legal documents, you’ll have excellent PC skills, with a particular focus on database/GIS applications.

Possessing the expertise to conduct research and basic on-site survey work, and with a good understanding of the implementation of the UK’s e-government initiatives, we’ll look for substantial experience in development management, including managing multiple disciplines within a team. It’s essential that you have the confidence to deal with large, complex, and sensitive planning applications and development schemes, and in addition to being a motivating and inspirational team leader, you’ll capable of communicating with a wide range of stakeholders.

We’re one of our region’s leading employers, and provide our workforce with a generous annual leave starting at 26 days, increasing to 35 days depending of the length of service, with the option to buy extra annual leave. We offer flexible working arrangements, a Local Government Pension Scheme, salary sacrifice car lease plan, reimbursement of professional fees, occupational sick pay and more.

Closing date:  14 April 2024

Interview dates: week commencing 22 April 2024  

Apply for a job online 

Applying To Work For Rushcliffe Borough Council 2024 (2.68 MB, application/pdf)

Planning Manager Development Application Pack (224.97 KB, application/pdf)

Planning Manager Development Job Description March 2024 (131.17 KB, application/pdf)

Planning Manager Development Person Specification March 2024 (88.26 KB, application/pdf)



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