Planning Policy Manager

Planning Policy Manager 

I am currently looking for a Planning Policy Manager to take on a role within a busy Local Authority. You will be working as part of a wider team to establish and maintain a clear understanding of current planning policies and strategies, to engage with policy makers, partners, and stakeholders. You will managing up to 10 staff in the planning policy team.

The Role:

  • Maintaining relationships with key planning and policy makers

  • Reviewing relevant planning and policy consultations

  • Working constructively with local authorities and external stakeholders to build an open and transparent understanding

Skills and Experience:

  • 5-15 years industry experience

  • Ideally RTPI Chartered, however those working towards it will be considered

  • Proven track record of managing planning or development policy at a variety of levels

  • A history of delivering infrastructure/development projects, preferably through the DCO process (although significant policy experience not in this sector will be considered)

  • Experience managing specialist advisors and consultants

The council can offer a 6 month initial contract, will be interviewing in the next two weeks and would be looking for the successful candidate to start beginning - mid May. 

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