Salary: Grade PO4 (SCP 47 – 49) £42,806 - £44,697 (Grade band rising to £43,662 - £45,591 from 1 April)
Hours: 37 per week
Closing Date: 29 March 2019
Interviews: 9 April 2019
Charnwood Borough Council is based in the heart of the thriving, award-winning market town of Loughborough. It is the fourth largest borough council in the country and is home to the highly reputable Loughborough University and a Science and Enterprise Park. Nestled in the heart of the glorious Charnwood Forest, there are a wide range of unique shopping, diverse eating out experiences, family attractions, exciting events and plenty of places to enjoy and explore.
Surrounded by beautiful countryside, the town is ideally based to explore Charnwood and its great parks, including Charnwood Forest and Bradgate Park.
The location is also ideal for exploring the cities of Nottingham, Leicester and Derby, as well as being close to a variety of tourist attractions such as the Donnington Park Race Track, Peak District, Sherwood Forest and the National Space Centre.
Absolutely, with the M1 motorway just 10 mins away and direct access to Derby (27mins), Nottingham (30mins), Leicester (18mins) and Birmingham (50mins) driving to and from the offices could not be easier!
Travelling by train? Great, did you know you can get to the heart of Leicester in just 7 min, Nottingham City Centre in 14 min, Sheffield in 52 min and Central London in 1 hour 18 min!
With modern public sector offices in the heart of Loughborough, we are looking for a highly experienced town planner to lead a team of professional planning officers in the management and delivery of strategic development proposals to ensure the timely delivery of growth in the Borough.
From rural developments and new uses for key historic buildings up to town centre regeneration, large urban extensions and major food, agri-tech and other commercial developments.
You will need to Manage the overall growth programme in Charnwood to ensure the timely delivery of projects (including robust, consistent and effective systems in respect of risk, financial management and the monitoring of project progress relating to Section 106 trigger points, condition discharge and other delivery mechanisms) to enable informed decision making by the Council and Strategic Growth Board and other statutory bodies.
Who are we looking for?
A qualified planner who is a member of the RTPI, who has a project management qualification or significant relevant experience of managing large scale projects.
You will need to ensure that the Council’s ambitions for growth are effectively monitored, managed, and reported to maintain an appropriate supply of land and to fulfil the council’s ambitions for growth are met.
You will need to demonstrate substantial post qualification experience of Development Management dealing with complex planning applications, planning appeals and of managing large scale projects within a project managed environment.
You will have significant experience of Public Inquiries and Committee presentations.
For more information/to apply:
For an informal and confidential discussion on this role, please call Raj Mistry on 01509 634753. Email enquiries can also be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please see the authority's website.