Chichester District Council

Planning Policy Divisional Manager

Chichester, West Sussex
£58,050 to £62,867 per annum plus benefits
17 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Manager, Planner
Full Time
Contract Type

We are looking for an exceptional and ambitious candidate to lead the Planning Policy Division in the preparation, delivery and implementation of our Local Plan and other planning policy documents.

The post holder will possess strong leadership qualities and be able to drive the Local Plan Review to help shape the future sustainable growth of this economically buoyant and environmentally sensitive area.

You will have substantial experience of local, neighbourhood and infrastructure planning and following completion of the Preferred Approach consultation earlier this year, you will be ready to lead the Council to the next stage of plan preparation.

You should have at least five years relevant planning experience, be a member of the RTPI and have a relevant degree.

Chichester District is a highly attractive place to live and work, home to a number of historic towns and villages, surrounded by beautiful countryside. Centred on the historic cathedral city of Chichester, it is a large rural district stretching from the south coast to the Surrey border and includes a large part of the South Downs National Park and the tranquil Chichester Harbour AONB.

Chichester District Council offers flexible working patterns including the option of a 9 day fortnight, in addition to options to buy additional annual leave and payment of RTPI subscriptions.

Salary includes: £58,050 to £62,867 per annum, plus £6,000 per annum Premia Payment Plus competitive relocation package and mortgage subsidy (subject to qualifying criteria) and City centre parking season ticket. 

Closing Date: 10th May 2019

Chichester District Council has a commitment to Equality of Opportunity in Employment. 

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