Development Manager

Employer: Waverley Borough Council

  • Reference: EXC/18/53930
  • Published on: Tue 13/02/2018 12:30 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 05/03/2018 09:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time, Part Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: Salary range up to £56,765 (pay award pending) + £1,239 car allowance per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Godalming - Surrey

Development Manager – Planning Service

S.W. Surrey

Salary range up to £56,765 (pay award pending) + £1,239 car allowance per annum

Are you looking

  • for a rewarding range of challenging and complex planning applications ?
  • to play a key role in place shaping?
  • to manage a team of professional planners?

We are looking to appoint a suitably qualified planning professional to cover this important role. This is a large Section with five Teams including Planning Validation and Enforcement.

We are proud of being one of the highest performing councils in the country, ambitious, dynamic and innovative.

Key to our success is our commitment to the ongoing development of our high performing, highly engaged staff team and we will actively invest in your continued professional development.

The Borough of Waverley is a beautiful place, consistently rated as one of the best places in the Country to live and to work. The Borough is within easy reach of London and the south coast.

This is an exciting time for Planning in Waverley. This role will be pivotal in supporting the delivery of a number of significant and major developments, both rural and urban, which will contribute to meeting the growth needs of the Borough for the next 15 years.

I look forward to hearing from you and, if you would welcome an informal discussion about this career opportunity, please contact me:

Elizabeth Sims, Head of Planning, on 01483 523193.

This post is a full time role. However, all applications will be considered.

We do not accept CVs without a completed application form.

Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Monday 5 March 2018.

Interview date: Thursday 15 March 2018.

Please note we do not accept applications after the time given on the advert.

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