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Principal Planning Officer P214

Charnwood Borough Council
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Salary - Grade PO2 - £41,418 to £ 44,428
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Principal Planning Officer P214

Salary - Grade PO2 - £41,418 to £ 44,428

Term: Permanent

Working Hours: Full Time 37 hours per week

Charnwood is a vibrant borough with a population of 184,000 and a mix of market towns and attractive conservation villages. Located between the three cities of Derby, Nottingham and Leicester, the Borough’s main town and administrative centre is Loughborough.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a dynamic, motivated and organised planning professional with significant experience of preparing development plan policies and in their implementation, to be part of the local plans team. The local plan is in the final stages of examination and is due to be adopted towards the end of the year. You will be actively involved in the preparation of a suite of Supplementary Planning Documents, to support the plans implementation.

What we are looking for?

You will have experience of dealing with major and more complex planning policy issues and be able to communicate clearly and effectively with a wide variety of people including other agencies and organisations. You will hold a degree in Town and Country Planning and have full membership of the RTPI.

What we offer

There are many benefits to working with us. The Council offers generous annual leave of between 23 and 28 days of leave plus bank holidays; agile working for many roles; opportunities for professional development linked to many roles and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

The Council strongly believes a diverse and inclusive workforce helps make our services better. We value the individual strengths of each colleague and the potential they bring.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and strive to promote a disability confident culture. To find out more about our Disability Confident commitments including reasonable adjustments and the guaranteed interview scheme please visit:

We have also signed the Armed Forces Covenant (AFC) and have achieved the AFC’s Employer Recognition Gold Award.

Colleagues are also actively engaged through our Staff Forum and groups such as our Health and Wellbeing Group and Equality Working Group.

Find out more about this role and who we are by visiting

How to Apply

Applications can be submitted online via the Charnwood Borough Council website by clicking on the 'Apply Button'

No Agencies please.

Closing date: 01 May 2024


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