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Infrastructure Specialist (Principal Planning Officer)
  • Employer: West of England Combined Authority
  • Reference: HoPlan/20/132944
  • Published: Tue 08/09/2020, 14:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/10/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £38,813 - £41,675
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: 3 Rivergate, Temple Quay, Bristol, BS1 6ER, Bristol

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Infrastructure Specialist (Principal Planning Officer)


We have an exciting host of opportunities for Environment/Infrastructure/Employment Land specialists to lead on key projects in Planning and Housing.

The roles will take the lead in specialist areas as Principal Planning Officers to support the West of England Combined Authority strategic planning activities and the work of the wider team.

Infrastructure Specialist role –

The successful candidate will support the Strategic Planning Lead with a particular focus on Infrastructure and will produce an Infrastructure and Investment and Delivery Plan. You will develop key partnerships with the Unitary Authorities and our partners, and work closely with the Principal Economist on matters relating to the Local Industrial Strategy.

Each role is full-time (37 hours pw) and offered on a LTC basis until end of August 2022, with the potential for extension if additional funding is secured, based in our Bristol office. Secondments from other organisations will be considered. During the pandemic, the postholder may be asked to work from home and remote working will be considered as an option ongoing.

If this sounds like you, please get in touch. For an informal conversation, please contact Sophie Donaldson T: 07436 629490 

Closing date 11 October 2020.

Interviews will be held virtually w/c 19 October.

WECA is an equal opportunities employer, in line with the Equalities Act 2010, and invite applicants to contact us to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process.

The West Of England Combined Authority is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We ensure all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or citizenship status.