Planning Manager (Policy)
Are you are an experienced planning policy professional who is looking to take the next step in your career?
We are looking for an ambitious candidate to lead our Policy & Place team. You will be leading our friendly and dedicated multi-disciplinary team as it progresses an ambitious programme of policy and strategy development.
The successful candidate will have strong leadership qualities, be able to motivate others, have a strong customer focus and be committed to driving forward continuous service improvements.
You will be joining a council that has ambitious plans to deliver increased levels of new homes and jobs whilst ensuring that we respect our high quality built and natural environment. The Policy & Place team that the successful candidate will lead has a key role to play in delivering these ambitions taking forward the Local Plan to adoption and bringing forward a New Settlement DPD that will shape the delivery of 3,000 new homes in the district.
Harrogate is a beautiful district offering a superb quality of life. We have a strong local economy and unrivalled natural and built heritage. Our district is both urban and rural in nature, having large, sparsely populated areas alongside the major urban settlements. In short this is a good place to live and work.
Benefits of working here include flexible and agile working, options to buy additional leave, leisure facility discounts and the option to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.
Closing Date: 30 June 2019
Interview Date: 10 and 12 July 2019