Senior Development Management Officer

Thrapston, Kettering
£33,799 - £37,849 per annum
10 Jul 2019
10 Aug 2019
Development Control
Full Time
Contract Type

We are looking for a positive and enthusiastic person to join our Development Management team as a Senior Development Management Officer. The post is for a 18 month fixed term to cover the secondment of the post holder. You should be able to demonstrate significant development management experience and be able to deal with a varied case load of planning and related applications including major and complex proposals.

Excellent communication and customer service skills are required, as you will be dealing with Councillors, members of the public and planning agents on a daily basis.

The job is based at the Council’s offices in Thrapston. East Northamptonshire is a prosperous place with six towns and many beautiful villages set within very attractive countryside.

Benefits include:

  • Essential car user allowance
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Between 24 and 34 days annual leave (pro rata, dependent on length of service) plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working hours available
  • Free on-site car parking

For further information please contact either of the Principal Development Management Officers – Carolyn Tait - 01832 742321 or Dean Wishart - 01832 742093

Closing date:  Midnight on 11 August 2019

Interviews:  Week commencing 19 August 2019

At East Northamptonshire Council we believe that our staff members are our most valuable asset. We are committed to attracting and retaining the very best, and utilising all the talent and experience available. We recognise the importance of helping our employees balance their work and home life by offering flexible working arrangements that enable them to balance their working life with other priorities. These include; part-time working, home-working, compressed hours and job sharing.

Changes are on the horizon across Northamptonshire in which the county council and all the district and boroughs councils will join to create unitary authorities covering populations of over 300,000 each. This transformation could open the doors to new and exciting career opportunities for all our employees.

Applicants must apply through the ENC recruitment portal. CVs will not be considered.

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