Senior Planning Officer

Posted 18 September by East Cambridgeshire District Council
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East Cambridgeshire District Council have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Planning officer to join their business in Ely, East Cambridgeshire.

Job Title:SeniorPlanning Officer

Salary: £30,756 - £37,107 per annum, plus benefits

Location: Ely, East Cambridgeshire

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

East Cambridgeshire District Council’s positive and pro-active approach to development has resulted in a period of growth within the district. We are looking for a driven, systematic and dynamic Senior Planning Officer to join their team on a permanent basis.

With a diverse range of buildings and projects in the district, including internationally renowned heritage and environmental assets, new industrial projects, a major extension to the north of Ely and retail proposals, there are wide-ranging areas of work to be enjoyed within this role. East Cambridgeshire is committed to growth, with a positive and pro-active approach to development. It is open for business with a strong customer focus.

Senior Planning Officer - The Role:

You will be working in development management and in this post you will deal with a varied workload of major and more complex minor planning applications, whilst supporting, motivating and advising Planning Officers and the Planning Assistant.

Senior Planning Officer - You:

Educated to Masters’ level, with a planning qualification, you will have membership of the RTPI and a proven track record of managing a diverse caseload, including major planning applications for residential and commercial development. You will have strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills, possess a confident manner when dealing with Elected Members, and be capable of working under pressure to meet deadlines.

Senior Planning Officer - Benefits:

- Flexible working

- Childcare scheme

- Essential car user allowance (up to £1,239 p.a.)

- Training, development and payment of professional fees

- Occupational health programme

- Holidays, sickness and salary pension scheme entitlements

To submit your application for this exciting Senior Planning Officer opportunity, please click 'Apply’ now to be directed to our website to complete our application!

Closing date for completed applications is: 21st October 2018. The selection process will be held on: 30th & 31st October 2018

The Council is an equal opportunities employer.

Please note that only candidates selected for interview will be contacted by the HR Department with the confirmation of an interview. If you have not been contacted by that date, please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

The Council is currently in the process of implementing a new pay and grading structure. Please be advised that the salary offered to the successful candidate may change as a result of the review.

Reference: 36141992

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