Epping Forest District Council

Senior Planning Officer (Planning Policy)

Location
Epping, Essex
Salary
£38,500 - £41,301 PA (Initial salary will be dependent on the candidate’s level of experience)
Posted
11 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Function
Officer, Planner
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

It is an exciting time for Epping Forest District Council as we take our new Local Plan through independent examination towards adoption. The Local Plan sets out ambitious growth for the District, including the delivery of 11,400 new homes and 10,800 new jobs by 2033, including a new Garden Town.

We are seeking a positive candidate with a demonstrable track record in Planning Policy and the ambition to embrace the key challenges and opportunities in delivering the planned growth within our District.

You will play a key role in helping to secure the adoption of the Local Plan and supporting its implementation, as well as its review in due course.  You will be working on a range of policy development projects with a variety of partners, stakeholders and developers, therefore strong interpersonal skills are key.

This role provides an exciting opportunity for a candidate with experience in either the public or private sector, who is looking to progress their career within a supportive team that is committed to planning positively to meet growth needs of this very special District. The role is based in the market town of Epping which is easily accessible from London by the Central Line and boasts excellent road links with its proximity to the M25 and M11.

To apply, please click "Apply" and provide your CV as well as a supporting statement outlining how your knowledge, skills and experience match the requirements of the role.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 02 October and interviews will be held on Thursday 10 October 2019.

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