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SENIOR PLANNING OFFICER (Planning Policy)

Employer
Hertsmere Borough Council
Location
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire - The Council operates a hybrid working system
Salary
Salary £36,845 - £41,577 per annum
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

SENIOR PLANNING OFFICER (Planning Policy)

Salary £36,845 - £41,577 per annum

Fixed Term Contract – 2 Years

Hertsmere Borough Council is bringing forward an innovative growth programme delivered through a new Local Plan. We are working closely with our public and private sector partners to identify and deliver new growth opportunities including ambitious plans for a 5,000 home new settlement at Bowmans Cross. The post holder will be a key appointment within our Planning and Economic Development Service, given the scale of our ambition and expected growth.

As a member of the planning policy team you will play a key role in delivering our New Local Plan as well as other growth and infrastructure strategies within Hertsmere and across South West Hertfordshire.    

About the role

We are looking to appoint a motivated and ambitious Senior Planning Officer to join a vibrant team at a point in time when we are preparing a new local plan in Hertsmere.

Joining the Service now you will have the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of projects, including progression of the Council’s Local Plan, the delivery of strategic housing and employment sites and the project management of a wide range of technical work. You will also participate in our Local Plan public examination, preparing statements and presenting evidence.

The role is initially offered on a two year fixed-term basis and there may subsequently be scope for the position to be made permanent. The Council operates a hybrid working system.

About you

We welcome applications from planners with relevant experience in planning policy, development management, regeneration or the private sector.

You will have a Degree in planning or closely related discipline. In addition, the successful candidates will hold a higher post-graduate qualification accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) with a good track record in planning.

Benefits include 26 – 31 days annual leave (depending on the length of Local Government Service) plus one floating day per annum, local government pension scheme, flexible working hours (including the opportunity to take up to 2 days flexi leave per month), free car parking, season ticket loan, as well as well-being benefits such as free gym membership, office massages, free yoga and zumba classes, ‘Walking Wednesdays’, cycle scheme, free Beryl Bike scheme.

For further information or to discuss this opportunity in more detail, please contact Mark.silverman@hertsmere.gov.uk, Principal Planning Officer, or George.pavey@hertsmere.gov.uk, Planning Strategy Manager.

Hertsmere is a dynamic borough located in south-west Hertfordshire just 13 miles from Central London, close to Watford and St.Albans, and within the M25. The Council Offices are situated in Borehamwood, home to the world-famous BBC Elstree and Elstree Studios, the new Sky Studios Elstree, within Zone 6 and with a fast direct rail link to London St. Pancras.

Closing Date:  Monday 15th July, 10am

To apply please click on the 'apply button'

 

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