Regeneration Planning Manager

Location
Wokingham, Berkshire
Salary
Grade 10: £41,551 - £46,184 per annum
Posted
17 Mar 2017
Closes
26 Mar 2017
Ref
710439
Function
Manager
Discipline
Regeneration
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

Wokingham is a fast growing economy with major developments of over 13,000 new houses being delivered across the Borough. To support this growth Wokingham Borough Council has embarked on an ambitious regeneration project, delivering new homes, shops, leisure facilities and environmental improvements. 
 
This is an exciting role for an experienced planning professional to join the Council’s regeneration team as it develops and implements the Council’s regeneration ambitions. 
 
The successful candidate will have a strong planning background, either in the private or public sector, with MRTPI being an advantage. As the Regeneration Planning Manager, you will be responsible for providing expert planning advice to multi-discipline teams and across Council departments and to internal and external stakeholders. You will have responsibility in: 
 
• Scheme development and masterplanning 
• Consultation and engagement on scheme proposals 
• Planning application preparation and submission 
• Dealing with planning negotiations 
• Implementation of planning consents 
 
A key part of the role will be developing and maintaining strong  working relationships and networks with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure the coordinated delivery of the Council’s regeneration objectives. You will need to be highly motivated, enthusiastic and willing to go the extra mile. 
 
This is a great opportunity for you to demonstrate and further develop your planning expertise, in a development client-side role within a local authority environment. 
 
Excellent benefits include flexible working arrangements, a good pension scheme and annual leave. 
 
For an informal discussion on the role and the opportunities it presents please contact Bernie Pich, Head of Regeneration on 0118 974 6700. 
 
Closing date: 11pm, 26th March 2017 
Interview date: week commencing 3rd April 2017 

 
To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter  to recruit@wokingham.gov.uk  
Alternatively, call 0118 974 6081 (answerphone) quoting ref: 710439. 
 
Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. 
 
As part of your application, you are required to complete the Extra Information document attached to this vacancy.  CVs are accepted for this post. 
 
Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.