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Planning and Obligations Officer

  • Employer: Harborough District Council
  • Reference: PR/22/177807
  • Published: Thu 06/01/2022, 14:46 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 21/01/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade 6 £27,741-£30,451
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire, Leicestershire

Harborough District Council’s vision is to work with communities in a vibrant, safe and prosperous district and to bring the best opportunities to all.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in delivering the infrastructure that the community needs. This role is to ensure the growing portfolio of Section 106 planning agreements and the financial contributions received from developers will continue to be well managed into the future.

We are looking for someone with a positive, dynamic and ‘can-do’ outlook that is able to manage databases and work with partners to get results. You will be empowered to improve the operation of this service in a supportive environment, and there is real scope to apply your ideas and innovation and really influence how this service will operate in the future.

As part of the Strategic & Local Planning Team you will be responsible for:

  • Coordinating Planning Obligations (Section 106 agreements), potentially amounting to many thousands of pounds,
  • monitoring development progress across the District,
  • securing payments of significant sums of money from developers and
  • working with key partners to ensure the Infrastructure is delivered on the ground.

Ideally, you will be a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), or eligible for early membership.

The successful applicant will have a full drivers licence and access to an appropriately insured vehicle. Occasional attendance at evening meetings will be required.

This position will be primarily remote working 

 For an informal discussion please contact Tess Nelson, Strategic and Local Planning Manager on 07818 587750 or e-mail at t.nelson@harborough.gov.uk. to make an appointment.

 All applicants should be aware that any employee, who is at threat of redundancy at the time of a position being advertised, will have priority status.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 9.00 a.m. on Friday 21st January 2022.  Interview date to be confirmed

Desirable criteria from the person specification may be used for sifting purposes.

Our preferred method of receipt of application is via the online application form.

Should you have any difficulties applying online please e-mail recruitment@harborough.gov.uk   CVs will not be accepted.  

Please specify which post you are applying for on your application form. Find out more about the benefits of working at Harborough District Council at http://www.harborough.gov.uk/working-for-us

 

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  • Employer: Harborough District Council
  • Reference: PR/22/177807
  • Published: Thu 06/01/2022, 14:46 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 21/01/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade 6 £27,741-£30,451
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire, Leicestershire

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