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Principal Planner

Employer
Hart District Council
Location
Fleet, Hampshire
Salary
£42,022 - £45,028
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Discipline
Development Control, Planning
Function
Planner
Sector
Local Authority
Seniority
Junior

Job Details

Principal Planner (Development Management)

Salary: £42,022 - £45,028 Grade I

Job reference: TBC

Hours per week: 37 hours

Location: Fleet, Hampshire

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: Friday 28th June 2024

Interview date: Week Commencing 8th July 2024

The Job

Hart District Council takes pride in its planning achievements. We have an up-to-date Local Plan and over 10 year’s housing land supply. We have ambitious plans to improve our service delivery plus exciting major and heritage developments on the horizon.

An opportunity has arisen in our Development Management team for a Principal Planner to join our small and friendly team. This post has become available due to internal promotion.

We're a small local authority with big ambition. We want to do things bigger, bolder, and better than we have before. Our Council is small enough for you to be able to see the direct impact and influence you can have through your day-to-day work, and to interact with our senior leadership and Chief Executive.

At Hart, we work together to shape the environment for the people in our district and we listen to suggestions and contributions from staff at all levels to improve the way we do this. Hart is a sound choice for your next career move. It has a settled team and manageable workloads. The work is interesting and diverse covering both urban and rural with numerous heritage assets.

Joining our team means you will have an opportunity to thrive in a flexible working environment. You will work as part of a friendly and dedicated team, and benefit from continuous training and development opportunities. Elevate your career with Hart District Council - where your expertise meets our commitment to excellence!

Hart is committed to supporting and developing all its staff and creating a culture that is inclusive, innovative and enjoyable and they support their staff in maintaining a good work life balance. Hart offers an excellent package of benefits including free parking; discounted access to our state-of-the-art leisure centres; discounts for local shops, and a spacious, modern office building set in an attractive location in Fleet town centre - further information is set out in the job details.

The Applicant

The role requires a Chartered Planner who has considerable planning expertise and experience in development management and who has excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.

Please see the Job Description & Person Specification for further information.

Apply

We’d love to hear from you and for an informal chat, please get in touch with Kathryn Pearson, Team Leader via email: Kathryn.pearson@hart.gov.uk or phone: 01252 774125.

Please provide your CV and a Supporting Statement (no more than 4 sides of A4) demonstrating your knowledge and experience against the job description / person specification and the reasons why you are interested in the role.

Interviews are scheduled to be held on site at Hart District Council Offices in Fleet.

 

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Planning is firmly at the heart of the Council’s vision to 2040 and we’re consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the UK. 

We're a small local authority with big ambition. We want to do things bigger, bolder, and better than we have before. Our Council is small enough for you to be able to see the direct impact and influence you can have through your day-to-day work and know the names of your colleagues. You will also notice that you get to see the faces of our Senior Leadership and Chief Executives on a regular basis. 

At Hart, we work together to shape the environment for the people in our district and we listen to suggestions and contributions from staff at all levels to improve the way we do this.   

We’re the place to grow your planning career, come and see for yourself how we empower and develop our staff. The work we have at Hart is diverse and challenging, you can develop your skills and work as part of a friendly and committed team. 

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