Planning Policy Manager

Location
Northampton
Salary
£50599 - £54540 per annum
Posted
10 Feb 2017
Closes
03 Mar 2017
Ref
00064526
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Customer Service
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Planning Policy Manager at this council. The Council provides services for residents and the business community across the biggest Borough in the UK and also manages the Northampton Alive Projects which include showcasing Northampton's Enterprise Zone, regeneration projects and inwards investments. The Council's Vision is: Ambitious, Prosperous and Proud with the aim of delivering a great Northampton to live, work, study and visit.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering the council's Planning Strategy, interacting with the West Northamptonshire Joint Planning Unit, and working closely with neighbouring Council's on joint planning initiatives playing a key role in the objectives of the Council's Corporate Plan by leading a diverse team of employees.

Main responsibilities will include the delivery and management of the Local Development Framework; representing the Council on strategic planning matters; and providing professional advice on Planning Policy, Regeneration, Transportation, Sustainability, Housing, Conservation and Environmental Issues towards the achievement of Best Value in the delivery of the service.

They are looking for an enthusiastic and driven individual with wide ranging experience in the field of planning policy, and with Chartered Membership of the RTPI. An effective communicator and Team Leader, you will have the ability to develop positive partnership working in order to deliver the strategic planning aims of the Council.

To apply please complete the application form.

Closing date: Friday 3rd March 2017

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