Planning & Development
Planning Policy Team Leader REF: POSN
Grade J: £47,664.50 - £50,858.00 per annum
37 hours per week, permanent
We are an ambitious, growth focused organisation with commitments to healthy place-shaping and climate action. We are a signatory to the Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal which supports £215m of investment for new homes and infrastructure across Oxfordshire. We have three urban areas all with planned growth situated within the Oxford-Cambridge Arc.
We are looking for a high quality candidate to lead production of our Local Plan and other planning policy work. Having recently adopted a Partial Review of the Plan, we have commenced work on a new, district-wide review. We are a partner in the production of the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 working closely with neighbouring authorities. We have an experienced Planning Policy Team which is actively engaged with our other services, communities, partners, and neighbouring authorities.
We need someone with the skills, drive and commitment to lead and prepare our plans. We need a Team Leader who will be proactive in delivering Council objectives, who will work well with Members, partners and all our planning teams. We need someone who is delivery focused, innovative and highly adept in group working and problem solving.
The Council is an equal opportunities employer and has flexible working practices.
• A generous annual leave entitlement
• Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
• Cycle to work scheme (after one years’ service)
• Incremental pay award (awarded annually in April after one years’ service)
Closing date: Monday 14 December 2020
Interview date: Friday 18 December 2020