Full Time, Permanent
Charnwood is a vibrant borough with a mix of market towns as well as attractive conservation villages. Located between the three cities of Derby, Nottingham and Leicester, the Borough’s main town and administrative centre is Loughborough. Charnwood’s busy Development Management team processes in excess of 2,500 planning applications each year of all types, with a vison to improve the economy, quality of life and environment as set out in our adopted Development Plan.
We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, motivated and organised planning professional who is keen to make a significant contribution in leading the performance and achievements of our Development Management function and in supporting the delivery of the Council’s Corporate Plan. We will offer you plentiful and varied experience in a key role within our Development Management service and an opportunity to develop your management skills, contribute to the management of the organisation and the preparation of the emerging local plan and ultimately its implementation.
Who are we looking for?
You will need to be a team player with a positive approach, willing to contribute to the delivery of transformational change and continuous improvement to secure excellent customer service. You will be able to place the customer at the heart of the business and develop excellent working relationships with elected representatives, partners and stakeholders. You will have significant experience of managing complex planning applications and appeals and the ability to lead and manage the Group in the processing and determination of planning applications and planning enforcement casework.
In return, we offer the following key benefits:
• Agile working
• Professional fees paid and CPD supported
• Onsite parking
• Subsidised leisure facilities
• Town Centre & Train Station walking distance to office
• Leicester, Nottingham & Derby less than 30 mins away
How to Apply
Applications can be submitted online via the Charnwood Borough Council website (www.charnwood.gov.uk/jobs)