Job Vacancy Details

Senior Planning Officer (Local Plans)
Charnwood Borough Council

Salary: Grade SO2 (SCP 26 – 28) £29,636 - £31,371
Closing date: 9th March 2020
Interviews: 19th March 2020
Ref: P238

Charnwood is a vibrant borough, with council offices based in Loughborough, Leicestershire. 

The Opportunity

Our Local Plans Team has been busy working on Charnwood’s Draft Local Plan 2019-2036 and this is due to go out to full public consultation shortly.  The team is working to support our Strategic Growth Plan and Neighbourhood Plans.  We are looking for a Senior Planning Officer to assist in the preparation and review of the Council’s statutory local development framework.  To assist in the implementation of adopted planning policies and non-statutory policies.  Please see the job profile on our website for further details.  

Who are we looking for?

You must be an experienced policy planner that is a clear and effective communicator, be able to organise your own work program and contribute effectively to a team effort.  You will have practical experience in the development of planning policies and be able to work under minimum supervision to meet strict deadlines. You will need to have previous experience of appearing as an expert witness at public inquiries.  

Key Benefits

• Flexible working 

• Onsite parking

• Subsidised leisure facilities

• Discounts on the High Street shops and Entertainment

• Town Centre & Train Station walking distance to office

• Leicester, Nottingham & Derby less than 30 mins away

Further information / How to Apply

Applications can be submitted online via the Charnwood Borough Council website,  For an informal and confidential discussion, please call Raj Mistry on 01509 634753 or email

Key dates

Closing date – 9th March 2020

Interviews – 19th March 2020

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