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Planning Processing and Improvement Manager

Hertsmere Borough Council
£41,694 - £47,266 (depending on experience)
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

Job Details

Planning Processing and Improvement Manager
Salary £41,694 - £47,266 (depending on experience)
Permanent (36 hours per week).  

Hertsmere is located in southern Hertfordshire – only 13 miles from Central London and within the M25. We adjoin Greater London with excellent road and rail links making London and the Home Counties easily accessible. The Council offices are situated in Borehamwood within Zone 6 and with a direct rail link into London St. Pancras.

We have an exciting opportunity in our Planning and Economic Development team to be at the forefront of innovation and good customer service. This dynamic and varied role is responsible for managing the administration and technical support functions across the Planning team function at the Council. 

As the lead on service delivery transformation, you will also be finding innovative and effective new ways of working including practice improvements and digital innovations.

Supported by a team of motivated officers, your team will focus on the validation of all planning applications, appeals and performance returns. You will be responsible for financial payments and reconciliations relating to the departmental budget and manage and maintain all technical IT systems used by the service.

In order to be successful, you must be hardworking, well-organised and efficient, with a penchant for recognising and resolving issues. You must be able to work rapidly and accurately at all times, adjust quickly to conflicting demands and priorities, and have the ability to communicate effectively on all levels

The post is offered on a full time, permanent basis (36 hours per week).  

Benefits include 26 – 31 days annual leave (depending on the length of Local Government Service) plus one floating day per annum, local government pension scheme, flexible working hours (including the opportunity to take up to 2 days flexi leave per month), free car parking, free gym membership, cycle scheme, free access to Beryl Bike scheme, and season ticket loans.  

The Council operates a hybrid working system where you may work two days per week from home.

Closing date:  12th June
Interviews: W/C 24th June 


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