Maidstone Borough Council

Major Projects Manager

Maidstone, Kent
GRADE 13 £44,945 - £49,150 + £5,000 Market Supplement + Essential Car Allowance
25 Sep 2017
29 Oct 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Maidstone – Great people, great place, great opportunity

At Maidstone Borough Council, we’re extremely ambitious for our future. The economic development and regeneration of the borough is a high priority on our agenda. With a big investment budget we’ve not only the resources and infrastructure, but also the passion and determination to ensure our services are future-proofed through commercialisation.

During a time of unprecedented development pressure we have the great opportunity to shape the future of the county town by weighing up the need for development against the need to protect and enhance Maidstone’s attractive environment.

We are looking to recruit a Major Projects Manager who holds a degree or equivalent in Town Planning and a range of experience in development management and planning.  You should be a dynamic problem solver who can lead, co-ordinate and negotiate on major planning proposals, legal agreements and appeals.

A proven track record of delivering quality major developments is desirable.

This post pays up to £55,808 and is eligible for high performance increments.  These additional increments are awarded for work that has added significant value and is exceptional. The high performance increments cannot be considered as part of the normal pay progression.

For further information or to discuss this opportunity in more detail, please contact Rob Jarman, Head of Planning and Development on 01622 602214.

To apply for the position please visit our website using the button provided and complete the online application form or by phone on 01622 602555.

Closing Date: Sunday 29th October 2017

Interview Date: Wednesday 8th November 2017

Council Benefits:  career average pension scheme, professional fee payment, flexible working (including opportunities for home working and job share), employee benefits package and generous leave entitlement.

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