Planner- Principal Planner (Career Grade)
Management Grouping: Place, Communities and Infrastructure
Team: Development Management
Salary: £32,578 - £42,673 , per annum (inclusive of Market Premium)
Location: Civic Offices, Bexleyheath
Contract: Permanent /36 hours per week
Closing Date: Sunday 20th September 2020
Anticipated Interview Date: w/c Monday 28th September 2020
Job reference: PCI0000220
This is an exciting time for the London Borough of Bexley; as we are at the heart of a regeneration and change as London moves east. The Regeneration & Growth team are gearing up for growth and are looking to attract an ambitious Planner capable of leading on a range of applications.
The ideal candidate will have relevant Planning qualifications and eligibility for membership of the RTPI. We are looking for individuals at the start of their planning careers as well as individuals with substantial experience of working within Development Management. 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.
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’ with new homes and regenerating our town centres.
If you’re looking for a new challenge, career progression and an accommodating working culture, come and join us on our journey.
What we offer:
- Relocation Package up to £8,000
- Career Average Revalued Earnings Pension Scheme
- Performance Related Pay
- 25 days Annual Leave (rising to 28 after 5 years’ service) plus Bank Holiday Entitlement
- Annual Leave Purchase Scheme
- Opportunities for flexible working with excellent ICT facilities
- MyChoice Staff Benefit Scheme – Includes Cycle to Work Scheme, access to high street shopping vouchers and online discount codes.
View more about our employment deal here.
Bexley is an outer London Borough with the best of both worlds, located between the hustle and bustle of London and the Garden of England, Kent. Within the borough we have award winning parks, open spaces and listed heritage sites.
For further information please contact Rob Lancaster on 0203 045 3342 or e-mail at Robert.Lancaster@bexley.gov.uk .
How to apply
CVs will not be accepted unless they are submitted with a completed application form.
Closing Date for your application: Sunday 20th September 2020
Anticipated Interview date: w/c Monday 28th September 2020
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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