Policy Team Leader with a Policy Manager job title!

Lewis Davey
Upto £46k
28 May 2019
28 Jun 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

We are looking for an ambitious Team Leader to oversee a small team of 4 under a Planning Policy Managers job title.

The Council has formed an exciting partnership with other Local Authorities to work on a shared agenda for the area which you will oversee as part of this Joint Strategic Plan.

Reporting directly to the Managing Director you will play a pivotal role in influencing and shaping the strategic direction of planning and economic growth within the District.You will work closely with policy leads and Planning Portfolios from other Local Authorities on preparing a Joint Strategic Plan.

Situated just 40 miles from Central London and 20 miles from Chelmsford you will find plenty of character, miles of un-spoilt coastline and attractive countryside. 


About you

You will hold a degree or post graduate degree or professional qualification in a relevant discipline and have detailed knowledge of local plan policy and procedures, and understanding of current transportation issues.

You will build relationships across the Council and have an innovative, interpretive and constructive approach to projects and tasks on a diverse range of subjects with policy implications

You will have a proven track record of success within Planning Policy and have detailed knowledge of Local Plan policy and procedures and understanding of current transportation issues.

You will be a Member of the RTPI (or have ability to join without further qualification) and have the ability to communicate on highly complex and contentious matters in speech and in writing.



Market supplement, Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave, flexi scheme, staff discounts

They offer heavily subsidised car parking for staff and their our main offices are within walking distance of the local railway station.

If you are looking to move area and would like to live and work near the sea surrounded by beautiful green countryside they will also offer a generous relocation package to help you make that move.


How to apply?

For an informal and confidential discussion on this role, please call Robert Hanks on 07855 276123 / 020 3475 0842 or email rob@lewisdavey.com

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