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Planning Policy & Economic Development Manager
  • Employer: Wyre Council
  • Reference: CE/19/108035
  • Published: Wed 04/09/2019, 16:17 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 22/09/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade 12 £40,760 - £42,683
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Lancashire

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Planning Policy & Economic Development Manager

Responsible for the management of our Planning Policy and Economic Development Team, this post offers you an excellent opportunity to further your career in planning.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Planner with a degree or equivalent qualification and with full current membership of the RTPI, and with experience of Economic Development work. You should have excellent communication and IT skills and be able to motivate and lead staff within the team.

As the lead officer in the Planning Policy and Economic Development team at Wyre, you will undertake an exciting and challenging role in the monitoring, review and formulation of planning policy, with particular emphasis on the maintenance of up to date and relevant Local Plan and associated planning policy documents, and you will take the lead role in promoting economic prosperity within the borough and achieving the Council’s economic development and regeneration objectives.

For further information about the position in Planning Policy please contact David Thow, Head of Planning Services, on 01253 887287.

In return we can offer you a salary up to £42,683, 23 days annual leave rising to 28 days subject to length of service, great work life balance with flexible working arrangements, employer pension contribution of 15.8%, free onsite parking, discounted gym membership, access to occupational health and wellbeing services, extensive training and development opportunities and a supportive workplace culture that allows you to develop and grow.

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