Deputy Planning Manager

Location
Bexleyheath, London (Greater)
Salary
£42,647 – £49,754 Including choices and market premium
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
20 Sep 2019
Function
Manager, Planner
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

This is an exciting time for the London Borough of Bexley; we are at the heart of regeneration and change as London moves east. Bexley is planning for unprecedented growth and development. We are looking to attract an ambitious and capable Deputy Planning Manager capable of deputising for the Area Team Manager, presenting at Committee, signing off a range of planning applications under delegated powers and managing a caseload of strategic and high -profile planning applications.

Investing in people and career development is extremely important to us, so we offer a range of dedicated training opportunities.

Relevant planning qualifications and eligibility for membership of the RTPI are required for this position.

This role is key for the delivery of the Council’s strategic corporate priorities. Working for us you will have the opportunity to make a real difference for our residents, securing ‘Growth’ through the creation of new homes and jobs and, by regenerating our town centres.

You will be ambitious for new opportunities and want to work as part of dynamic and friendly team to meet the Borough’s growth ambitions.

If you are looking for an exciting challenge in a flexible, modern and accommodating working culture, come and join us on our Journey.

Bexley is a London Borough with big growth ambitions across the Borough and along Bexley Riverside. We also have award-winning parks, open spaces and listed buildings. We work in a modern office environment in the heart of Bexleyheath.

What we offer:

  • Relocation Package up to £8,000
  • Our Choices Flexible Benefits Package includes lease car, and cash options to the value of £2,370 per annum
  • Career Average Revalued Earnings Pension Scheme
  • Performance Related Pay
  • 27 days Annual Leave (rising to 30 after 5 years’ service) plus Bank Holiday Entitlement
  • Annual Leave Purchase Scheme
  • An excellent working environment at our fantastic new offices
  • Opportunities for flexible working with excellent ICT facilities
  • MyChoice Staff Benefit Scheme – Includes Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, access to high street shopping vouchers and online discount codes.

Closing Date for your application: 20/09/2019

CVs will not be accepted unless they are submitted with a completed application form.

This post is considered by the authority to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the JD/Person Specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

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