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Principal Planning Officer / Full time

Birmingham City Council

£38,296 – £46,549

Birmingham, Midlands



Principal Planning Officer


Grade 5 £38,296 – £46,549 per annum

Working Hours are 36.5 hours per week



These are exciting times to be working at Birmingham. As the host city for the Commonwealth Games and the delivery of the growth agenda, the City has experienced significant employment, housing and retail growth in recent years. This needs to be balanced against the need to manage development pressure and also protect and retain the City’s natural and built assets. To facilitate this process, we are seeking a talented and driven individual for the Principal Planning Policy Officer post.


Working within one of the City's Development Management Teams, you will have the opportunity to deal with a whole range of planning applications including major developments that will have a significant impact on shaping the city to the benefit of the people of Birmingham. The City deals with one of the largest number of applications in the country, whilst maintaining a very high level of performance and customer service.


We have got huge ambitions for Birmingham. As the shape of local government continues to change, we are determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents enjoy the best opportunities in life. Working at Birmingham gives you the opportunity to play a part in meeting those ambitions on behalf of everyone who calls the city their home.


Our benefits include:

·Annual Leave (29 days, increasing to 32 days after 5 years’ service and 34 days after 10 years’ service)

·Local Government pension scheme. This is a career-average scheme where the employee contributes approximately one-third and the employer contributes approximately two-third

·Flexible working

·Flexi scheme which has the ability to have an additional 2 days off per month

·Salary Sacrifice Schemes include:

·Purchase up to 4 weeks additional annual leave

·Cycle to work scheme

·Car Benefit scheme

·My Birmingham Rewards – thousands of discounts for high street and online retailers

·Health and wellbeing support – free, confidential 24/7 support and advice helpline


For informal enquires please contact [email protected]


Ref: BCC391

Closing Date: 11th December 2022 at 12 Noon


We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.


You must upload a Supporting Statement via the attachments part of your application. This is required for shortlisting; you need to describe how your experience and skills fit the essential criteria for the role as specified in the Person Specification. If you do not attach your Supporting Statement, your application will not be considered. Please do not attach CVs as we do not accept them.

Proof of Right to work in the UK will be required for all applicants in accordance with UK Home Office requirements, before any employment offer can be confirmed. Non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may need to apply for a visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council for a skilled worker visa (if the job is eligible).

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