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Principal Planning Officer / Full time

South Norfolk and Broadland Councils

£42,439 - £47,587

Norwich, East Anglia

PJCOM2169I


Description

South Norfolk and Broadland Council have an ambitious growth agenda with some significant projects to deliver including large scale residential schemes and urban extensions, key employment sites including enterprise zones, and an emerging local plan for Greater Norwich to deliver against. We recognise that the key to our success is our multi-disciplinary team and we are seeking to grow and expand our existing team.

This is a unique opportunity to drive, shape, influence and be at the forefront of creating high quality places and sustainable new communities.  We have various roles available in our newly expanded Development Management team covering a wide range of differing expertise, skills and experience to deal with the scale and level of work coming into the team.
Role snapshot:

Principal Planning Officer:

  • To facilitate and encourage the delivery of the growth of the district as set out in the planning policies and ensure the growth meets all councils’ policy and aims and objectives.
  • To determine and advise on major and complex applications.

Essential Requirements:

  • Qualified to degree level in planning or related discipline.
  • Chartered Membership of the RTPI or within 1 year chartered membership.
  • Full UK driving licence.
  • Significant and demonstrable post qualification experience of development 
  • Management within a local authority or private practice
What’s in it for you…

Why Work For Us?

Do you want to know more about why our staff work for us? Our website has a fantastic why work for us section where our staff tell us what makes working for the Councils so special.

What Flexible and Hybrid Working Arrangements do we Offer?

The Councils understand the importance of operating a work life balance in the modern world. The Councils operate a flexible working policy and hybrid working options are available for employees where operationally possible.

Where Are We Located?

Plan your travel route and find out where the Council office sites are located?

Our website has an amazing interactive map showing all our Council sites and the travel and route plan for each.

What Roles Do the Councils Offer?

The Councils operate a vast and diverse number of services for our residents, so with this comes a vast and diverse amount of job roles within the Councils. Our website has a great graphic showing all our job families and roles within the Councils. From here you can plan your career with the Councils or get some ideas on other roles that you may be interested in.

What Benefits do our Employees Receive?

View all our amazing staff benefits on offer for our employees. Our website has a brilliant benefits section allowing you to see the range of discounts, exclusive offers and total rewards our employees receive. Make sure you stop by to find out more information.

What Employer Accreditations do we Hold?

The Councils have a range of employer accreditations that we have worked very hard to achieve. Our website has a full descriptive list of all our current accreditations and what this means for our employees.

What Wellbeing Support do our Staff Have Access to?

The Councils want to ensure all our employees have a safe comfortable place to work, ensuring that employees feel empowered to actively manage their own wellbeing both at work and at home. The Councils have a large wellbeing section available on the website outlining our commitment to the wellbeing of the employees of the Council.

Please refer to the attached Role Profiles for further insights and job specifications.

If you have any questions about the roles available please contact Tracy Lincoln via email, [email protected]  

Closing date: 15 July 2022 at 11:30 PM

Interview date: Week commencing 25 July 2022

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