Principal Planning Officer

Location
Devon
Salary
c. £32,800- £35,400
Posted
05 Dec 2011
Closes
19 Dec 2011
Contact
Customer Services Team
Function
Manager, Officer, Planner
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

PRINCIPAL PLANNING OFFICER (DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT)

c. £32,800- £35,400

West Devon has stunning countryside, historic market towns and many attractive villages, yet is within easy reach of Exeter and Plymouth.

We are looking for a well qualified and experienced professional with proven management skills to lead the progression of major development proposals, offering expert advice to a small, friendly and highly performing extended Development Management team dealing with a varied and often complex caseload of applications and appeals.

For an application pack, please telephone 01822 813600, email recruitment@westdevon.gov.uk  or visit us by clicking the "Apply now" button. 

Closing date: 19 December 2011 Interviews to be held in the New Year. Please note CVs are not acceptable.

Job Purpose: 

Undertake all duties associated with the Development Management Service. Manage and take the lead in major planning projects. To ensure the effective delivery of a seamless planning service from policy interpretation through master-planning and pre-application to the delivery of a development management decision and successful implementation. To provide effective mentoring for the Development Management Team. To promote and secure the delivery of service improvement.

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