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Senior Planner / Full time

Sandwell MBC

£36,371 - £41,591

Oldbury, Midlands

PJCOM2216


Description

This post is a fixed term contract until August 2025.

About Us!

Sandwell’s Development Planning Service forms part of the Regeneration and Growth Directorate.  The directorate is looking to deliver a large new housing programme to meet the Council’s housing needs along with programmes to generate business growth within Sandwell. 

The Development Planning Services is fundamental to delivering these objectives dealing with the planning applications arising from this and those from the commercial sector.  These planning applications need to be determined in line with Government targets and to ensure that public sector funding requirements are met.  

We collaborate with several stakeholders, including members of the public, our Councillors, developers and other Council Departments.   

The Opportunity!

Sandwell’s Development Planning Service would like to recruit a Senior Planner (fixed term contract 3 years). 

Candidates should be affiliated to the RTPI and must be able to demonstrate a minimum of 5 year’s experience dealing with a range of complex planning applications which include major development schemes within the public sector and/or private sector.  

Candidates should demonstrate resilience with dealing with a large complex caseload and their negotiation skills to achieve high quality schemes. 

Candidates should also demonstrate experience of dealing with a variety of stakeholders as part their negotiations.

Candidates must have a Degree in Town Planning and full membership of either the Royal Town Planning Institute or RICS (Planning Division).

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.

Hours

37 hours per week

Closing date: 25th November 2022

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to: [email protected]

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/info/200233/jobs

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