Senior (Planning Strategy team)
You will be working within the Planning & Housing team providing high quality, expert policy advice on strategic planning issues to GMCA and its partners. Working with districts, colleagues across the GMCA, and external partners you will contribute to the development of strategic planning policy in the city region and work to achieve the delivery of the Greater Manchester Strategy’s ambitions, including through the development and implementation of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework.
You will be an experienced planning professional with at least 3 years recent experience in UK local government working in policy development. You will be passionate about the work of the Combined Authority and in particular about how the Planning & Housing team can help to deliver the Greater Manchester Strategy vision to make Greater Manchester one of the best places in the world to grow up, get on and grow old.
The Planning and Housing Policy team leads the Combined Authority’s work on strategic planning and housing related issues. The team is responsible for a wide portfolio of work, including the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework, the Greater Manchester Housing Strategy, the Mayor’s Town Centre Challenge, Mayoral Development Corporations and the Strategic Infrastructure Action Plan as well as providing technical planning and housing policy advice to the Mayor's Office and Portfolio Holder for Housing, Homelessness and Infrastructure.
Closing Date: 13/09/2019