Job Vacancy Details

Senior Planning Officer
Rugby Borough Council

Salary: £28,221 – £32,233 per annum
(an additional market supplement of £1,806 is currently available)
Closing date:  30 September 2018
Interview date: 11 October 2018


We are looking for an experienced and qualified planner who will help support the delivery of a high quality, effective, efficient and customer focussed service in a systems thinking manner. The role will involve managing a case load of complex and contentious applications, including major applications and enforcement related cases.  You will be based in Rugby Town Centre in Warwickshire within a Borough of over 100,000 population which is expected to grow by 30% by 2035. 

The successful applicant will provide professional advice on a range of planning matters to customers, Members of the Council and other stakeholders as necessary. They will be expected to support and guide planning officers within the Team, negotiate with applicants and agents to achieve high quality outcomes, to prepare appeals and provide expert evidence at Hearings and Inquiries in respect of planning and enforcement matters as necessary.

You will need to have a relevant degree, professional qualification or appropriate experience, a sound knowledge of current planning legislation, relevant experience in development management as well as possess excellent communication and advisory skills. A driving licence and access to a car for business use is essential.

For more information / to apply

For an informal discussion about this role, please call Nick Freer, Development and Enforcement Manager on 01788 533767 or Richard Holt, Principal Planning Officers on 01788 533687.

You can view full details of this job and apply on-line via the authority's website.  If you are unable to apply on-line please contact 01788 533564, or e-mail: for further assistance.


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