Head of Planning

Webrecruit (Client Branded)
Norwich, and home-working
£45,441 to £47,420 per annum
Closing date
12 Dec 2023

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Non-Government Agencies
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Head of Planning
Grade: I
Salary: £45,441 to £47,420 per annum
37 hours per week (part time considered)
Yare House, Norwich, and home-working
The Broads is an internationally important and protected wetland environment with status equivalent to a national park. The area is of special value for its wildlife and landscape beauty and for its important navigation interest.

Our Planning department is a small friendly team, with a good service record and high ambitions. We are seeking a dedicated and motivated planning professional to join the Strategic Services Directorate as Head of Planning, and play a key leading role in the Planning team.

As Head of Planning, you will shape the future of the Broads Authority’s planning function to ensure it supports the organisation in a public-focused and proactive way. You will have regular interactions with Broads Authority Members and should be confident operating in a political arena.

You will provide leadership for the Broads Authority on planning policy, development management, enforcement, historic environment, arboricultural, archaeological and landscape matters, and planning administration.

You will need to have experience of working in a planning function, including dealing with enforcement matters. You will hold a membership to a relevant professional qualification. To be successful in the role, you will bring experience of managing a team as part of an efficient and customer-focused planning service.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 11 December 2023.

Interviews will be held at Yare House, Thorpe Road, Norwich, on 19 December.

If you would like to discuss this post prior to submitting an application, please contact Marie-Pierre Tighe, Director of Strategic Services, by email.

For further information, please select the apply button shown. Alternatively please contact HR for an information pack.

The Broads Authority encourages applications from all sections of the community. 

So, if you’d like to join us as our Head of Planning, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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