Planning Policy Manager

6 days left

£400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
20 Sep 2019
20 Oct 2019
Amy Holt
Policy and Strategy
Full Time
Contract Type

I am currently working on behalf of a Local Authority in Oxfordshire, to recruit an Interim Planning Policy Manager.

It is anticipated that the initial term of this contract will be 6 months, though the total term will be determined by the success of the LPA's permanent recruitment drive.

This position will involve, but is not limited to:
  • Leading the Planning Policy Team, supervise, develop and appraise staff, to help them understand and undertake their roles.
  • Leading the Planning Policy Team and managing the production, maintenance and monitoring of the Council's Local Development Scheme and Local Plan documents for the borough in accordance with statutory procedures and best practice, ensuring coordination with the corporate policy direction, the work of other services and the Council's other plans and programmes.
  • Providing written and verbal evidence to Local Plan examinations and public inquiries.
  • Ensuring that the duty to cooperate is fulfilled, including engagement with other local authorities on their development plans, and to promote the interests of the Council in cross boundary strategic planning work.
  • Advising stakeholders and the general public in relation to planning policy matters and to deliver effective community engagement in the production of planning policy documents.
  • In order to be considered for this role, you must have significant planning policy experience, including team management, and experience of participation at local plan examinations or inquiries

The hourly/daily rate for this position is subject to negotiation dependent upon your relevant experience.

If you would like any more information on this post, do not hesitate to give me a call on 02037954828.

Amy has experience working with Local Authorities within the South West of England and the Home Counties. Should you be looking for other positions in these regions please get in touch so we can discuss further!

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