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Senior Strategic Planning Policy Officer – Communities

Bridgend County Borough Council
Bridgend - (The council’s Hybrid Working Policy applies to this post)
£38,223 - £40,221 per annum
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

Senior Strategic Planning Policy Officer – Communities

£38,223 - £40,221 per annum

37 Hours per week

Working in the Strategic Planning and Transportation team, you will support the Strategic Planning and Transportation Manager in the delivery of the Strategic Planning Function. You will play an active role in implementing, monitoring and reviewing the statutory development plan in accordance with the Planning Acts and related legislation. You will also support the Council’s policy objectives by assisting with: providing planning policy observations to internal and external stakeholders; formulating planning policy (including Supplementary Planning Guidance); progressing the development plan’s evidence base; and, negotiating, co-ordinating and monitoring s106 legal agreements.

We are looking for a candidate who holds a degree or post graduate qualification in Planning (or appropriate related field) and is either a Chartered Member or eligible for membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).This is wide-ranging and multi-disciplinary role for which the successful candidate will be involved in development and analysis of planning policy.

The candidate must have experience of planning policy development and implementation together with good working knowledge of planning legislation, the Local Development Plan process and regional/sub-regional planning matters.

The ability to greet customers through the medium of Welsh is a requirement for this post.

Protecting children, young people or adults at risk is a core responsibility of all council employees.

The council’s Hybrid Working Policy applies to this post. This provides a framework for establishing how you will undertake working hours between your home and the office.

For an informal discussion or further information please call Adam Provoost, Strategic Planning Policy Team Leader, on 01656 643166, or email:

Closing Date: 24/04/2024

Interview Date: 14/05/202

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