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Interim Senior Planning Officer (Backlog cases) / Contract

Huntingdonshire District Council

£45,000 - £50,000 or pro rata equivalent

Huntingdonshire, East of England


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Interim Senior Planning Officer (Backlog cases)
Salary£45,000 - £50,000 or pro rata equivalent
Hours37 Hours Weekly
LocationRemote working/Pathfinder House (Huntingdon)
Contract Type6-Month Contract
Closing Date20 September 2020 23:59

We are looking for an experienced Development Management Project Officer (Senior/Principal Planner level) to come and work with the Development Management service at Huntingdonshire District Council on an initial 6-month contract (guaranteed) with a very strong possibility for this to be extended to 12 months should all go well.

The main focus of the role will be to efficiently progress and deal with a current backlog of cases within the service, this will include a varied caseload ranging from minor applications up to complex small and medium-sized major applications. There will be specific outcome-based performance targets to measure progress

You will be fully capable of independent working with minimal supervision with a track record of delivering results. This role provides a great opportunity to work autonomously and with minimal supervision while managing your own workload

Extensive experience within a development management team in the public sector to at least senior/principal planning officer level is essential

You will need excellent communication skills, a positive attitude and the ability to work under pressure and on your own initiative

View the job description (See attached files)

Please contact Louise on 07596 334018 or [email protected] for an informal discussion or further information about the post.


Please send your CV with a short covering letter briefly expanding on your experience and why you would be suitable for this role to [email protected]; in particular, we are seeking experienced candidates who have worked within the Public Sector.

The closing date is 12am 20 September 2020

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