Brighton & Hove is an exciting place to be a Planning Manager. You will be working in a city sandwiched between the beautiful South Downs National Park and the sea with an unparalleled historic built environment, dynamic cultural life and with an agenda for growth and regeneration. Developers want to invest in the city and a number of exciting major developments are in the pipeline including schemes at Hove Station, on the seafront and at a large greenfield site on the edge of the city.
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The Planning and Building Control Service at Brighton & Hove City Council is transforming and modernising. You will play a key role in introducing and leading change working closely with the Head of Planning, management team and staff.
You will have significant planning experience and have experience in leading and managing staff. You will have a track record of commitment to developing a customer focused service. You will have a commitment to leading and empowering staff, setting direction and enabling people to achieve their best.
This role is an exciting opportunity in an exciting city. You will have a chance to have a real impact on the Planning Service and as a consequence an impact on the city as a place helping to deliver excellent development, homes and jobs. The City Council offers significant benefits to staff including childcare vouchers, travel schemes, flexible working and a wide range of brand new staff discounts in retail outlets in the city.
Deadline for applications is midnight 9th Dec. Interviews to be held 17/18th Dec.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a white other background as well as disabled, male and Trans applicants as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.
Liz Hobden, Head of Planning
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org and phone 01273 292504
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As part of Brighton & Hove City Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.