Job Vacancy Details

Senior Planning Policy Officer (Spatial Policy & Delivery)
Lichfield District Council

Salary Band: I - £30,153 to £33,437 p.a. (pay award pending)
Location: District Council House
Contract Type: Full time permanent
Closing date:  Monday 9 April 2018
Ref: LDC000119


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our dynamic and forward thinking Spatial Policy and Delivery team at Lichfield District Council. We are ideally situated in the heart of the Midlands, based in the historic centre of Lichfield. We are within easy reach of Birmingham and the District includes beautiful countryside including an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This presents a broad range of development opportunities, challenges and pressures for the District.

As part of our Spatial Policy and Delivery team you will be working across an exciting and diverse nature of policy areas, including helping to shape the Development Plan, leading on the development of a robust evidence base, as well as providing a range of technical advice to elected Members, stakeholders and local residents.

We are seeking a professionally chartered planner who has experience in a local planning authority or private planning consultancy and is ready for a new challenge or to take that next career step. We are looking for an individual with a thorough knowledge and detailed understanding of current planning issues, combined with excellent communication and team working skills and who is able to demonstrate good analytical skills, write comprehensive reports and meet deadlines.

If this sounds like an opportunity you would relish, in return for bringing your skills, knowledge and enthusiasm we can offer you the chance to be part of a hard working team who support each other and work together to achieve shared goals and deliver growth.  

We offer a flexible approach to working hours. There are also an excellent range of benefits associated with this role including pension scheme, free parking, discounted gym membership, generous leave entitlement, additional flexi leave entitlement and more.


For further information / how to apply

For further details and to apply visit the authority’s website.

If you would like to find out more about the role, please contact either Ashley Baldwin, Spatial Policy & Delivery Manager on 01543 308147, email: or Patrick Jervis, Principal Spatial Policy and Delivery Officer on 01543 308196, email: .


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