Project Manager (Minerals and Waste)

Winchester, Hampshire
£39,665 - £44,631 per annum
12 Jul 2018
06 Aug 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Be a part of Hampshire’s leading Planning team

Project Manager (Minerals and Waste) HCC3942

Salary Range: £39,665 - £44,631 per annum

Work Location: Winchester

Hours per week: 37

Contract Type: Permanent

As one of the leading Minerals and Waste Planning Authorities in the Country, we take pride in our role in influencing and shaping minerals and waste planning within the South East and in our high performing Development Management team. We also process and determine the County Council’s own developments. Our ambition is to provide efficient, high quality and responsive services that meet the needs of our residents and businesses. We are taking advantage of the opportunities that a period of change can bring and building on our strong partnerships with other organisations to increase our flexibility and capacity.

We currently have an opportunity for highly a motivated individual to join us:

Project Manager (Development Management) – As part of the Development Management team, you will be able manage a mixed case load including major applications for schools, assisted living, new road schemes and other county council developments as well as minerals and waste developments. Reporting to the Development Planning Manager, you will be able to work under your own initiative, with limited supervision, and manage your time and workload and supervise the workload of others.

The role will include attendance at the Planning Regulatory Committee. Having the essential qualifications, you will have a detailed knowledge of development management practices, policies and procedures. The role is critical to supporting the development management service so we are looking for an individual with a good knowledge and understanding of planning, excellent communication skills and quality customer service skills. You will also be integral in delivering our traded services contracts for other authorities. The role requires flexibility in supporting the Strategic Planning service as a whole, and creativity in exploring business opportunities and promoting partnership working.

About you: As a qualified planner, you will be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of development management supported by excellent communication and interpersonal skills to enable you to liaise with colleagues and Members alike. Effective working in a political environment with the ability to identify the priorities for the service is essential, as is the ability to manage teams and projects effectively.

The role is full-time but applications from individuals seeking flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered on their merits.

Contact Details for Informal Discussion:

Lisa Kirby-Hawkes, Development Management Manager on 01962 845795 or email

For more information and to apply for this role please visit

Closing Date: 6 August 2018

Interview Date: Between 27 August - 7 September 2018

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