Principal Planning Officer (Major Projects)
Ref no: E1679
Location: Macclesfield or Crewe, Cheshire (flexible hybrid working)
Grade: CEC NJC - Grade 10
Contract Type - Permanent
Hours - Full Time
Discipline - Development Control, Planning, Housing, Regeneration, Town Centres
Function – Team Leader, Planner, Officer
Manager - Planner
Sector - Local Authority
Employer: Cheshire East Council
We are excited to be recruiting to a number of posts in our thriving planning team. For this role we are seeking experienced planning officers with leadership skills.
Come and join our team!
As a Principal Planning Officer in Development Management you will play a leading role in determining the Council's major planning applications and helping to meet our objectives of encouraging sustainable and well-designed development within Cheshire East.
We are looking for a professional team player with the skills and experience to successfully manage major planning applications and to mentor planning officers within your team. A generous market supplement plus benefits, parking permit, and professional fees subscription are provided in addition to basic salary. We provide a flexible and supportive working environment with options to work from home and the office. So why not plan your career with us and, be part of our plan for the future!
Cheshire East has a robust housing land supply and up-to-date local plan, allowing you to focus on high quality and sustainable place-making. We have a wide range of exciting strategic projects in the pipeline, and we are seeking experienced and ambitious planning professionals to join our skilled and diverse team.
You will be confident and experienced in negotiating with developers at pre-application stage, presenting to Planning Committee and defending cases at Appeal. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
If you want to be part of our award-winning council and contribute to our ongoing success, have the flexibility and drive to enable us to innovate, are committed to working as part of a team and striving to deliver exceptional service wherever you can, we would especially like to hear from you.
As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds and want our workforce to reflect the diversity of our local communities so that we can all work for a brighter future - together.
For contact details and more information about our team, planning in Cheshire East and the opportunities available please use the following link www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/plannongjobs
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Closing date: 1 August 2022.
Apply link: https://jobs.cheshireeast.gov.uk/vacancy/principal-planning-officer-major-projects-488707.html