Development Contributions Officer

Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
£33,799 to £35,934 per annum 2 year fixed term
09 Sep 2019
06 Oct 2019
Officer, Planner
Full Time
Contract Type

We are looking to appoint a highly professional, enthusiastic, organised and self-motivated person to manage a busy and varied workload as the lead contact for the planning department in relation to the coordination and negotiation of developer contributions. 

The role will include responsibility for developing strong working relationships with landowners, developers and agents to promote a clear understanding of the Council’s expectations in relation to developer contributions. 

Utilising national guidance and planning policy the post holder will ensure that all growth and development in West Lindsey is delivered in a sustainable way, with the appropriate infrastructure delivered to support growth and the promotion of strong and prosperous communities. As well as coordinate and develop existing administrative process for recording, monitoring and registering completed legal agreements to ensure compliance with the terms established within those agreements. 

To be successful in this role it is essential that you have a demonstrable record of using effective negotiation skills and can maximise opportunities for the delivery of, infrastructure, affordable housing and other financial contributions. The post is an important part of the Council’s Development Management team and the successful applicant will be expected to work with all team members, plus a broad range of other internal and external stakeholders, including the council’s legal service team, to deliver these objectives. 

Please visit our website for a full Job Description and Person Specification. If you would like to discuss the role, contact Rachael Hughes, Planning Policy Manager on 01427 676548 or Email: 

To apply: visit for more details about the role and to apply online. Please note we do not accept CV’s as a form of application. Applicants will be subject to a Basic Disclosure Scotland check. 

All recruitment correspondence, including interview invites will be sent out via email. 

Closing date: Sunday 6th October 2019 Interview date: To be confirmed 

The Council has a commitment to equal opportunities and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. Also we operate a no smoking policy.

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