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Lead Planning Officer/Enabler
North East Lincolnshire
£33,661 per annum (37 hours per week, This is initially an 18 month fixed term contract)
Environment, economy & housing directorate
Releasing Our Potential
North East Lincolnshire has ambitious plans to deliver economic growth. We have the largest deep water port in Europe and we are already improving sustainable transport links to the whole UK market. We have made major improvements in the quality of our retail and cultural offer and we have a radical and extensive leading UK delivery partnership with Balfour Beatty that enables the Council to focus on the task of driving change forward.
We are looking to recruit to our client side strategic and professional Development & Infrastructure team which can further develop the positive and constructive working relationships with our partners, including Balfour Beatty. This small team will have to punch above its weight to ensure we achieve our objectives and will drive the delivery of physical development and economic growth. The team will need to think beyond technical boundaries, position itself as an effective agent of change and comprise individuals with commitment, tenacity and drive, dedicated to high quality outcomes.
Based at Acorn Business Park, Unit 5, Moss Road, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN32 0LT
Providing the day to day link between the Council’s retained services and its service partner, you will commission, supervise and monitor partnership planning functions as well as leading on the advancement of the Local Plan, and as required act as the Council’s Statutory Planning Officer.
If gaining experience in an industry leading partnership and driving real change are what is important to you, each of these roles provide a fantastic and exiting career development opportunity. We need candidates who are able to think ahead and work with our partners to turn our plans into reality. Can you lead and empower service providers to deliver the Council's vision? Can you work beyond traditional service boundaries effectively, without being bogged down in day to day details? Do you have a rare blend of skills, a can-do attitude and a desire to work within a mutually beneficial partnership?
If so, these roles provide you with an opportunity to make a big step forward in your career and to help deliver economic success in North East Lincolnshire.
Closing Date for applications is 13th November 2012
To apply, please click the "Apply now" button.