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Lead Planning Development Admin Support
  • Employer: Melton Borough Council
  • Reference: MELT/21/165724
  • Published: Mon 20/09/2021, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 29/09/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £20,092 – £21,748
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Melton, Leicestershire

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Lead Planning Development Admin Support

Melton Borough Council Development Management Team has recently undertaken a Planning Service Review and made some significant and innovative changes to the way it works.


A new key position has been created in our busy Development Management Admin Team ideal for an enthusiastic person wishing to work in a new and exciting way whilst promoting change for the Borough Council.


We have big ambitions and need motivated and innovative individuals to become part of our team, leading on a different approach to Development Management Admin and allowing you to think creatively outside the box.


We’re trying to do things differently, moving away from adversarial challenges and a bureaucratic straight jacket, using meaningful engagement and pursuit of consensus. We have reviewed processes so that our efforts benefit the customer and the outcome, not just the rule book.


Lead Planning Development Admin Support


The post holder will form part of an existing highly motivated and energetic Development Management Admin Team, having responsibility for the co-ordination of work and members of the admin team.


Being part of the team and undertaking the administrative tasks associated with Planning Development, you will also be the first point of contact for the Planning Admin Team and lead them in the efficient and effective registration and processing of planning applications, enforcement and planning appeals.


The team also provide support for Planning Development Officers ensuring that all correspondence and communication from customers and stakeholders are administered swiftly.


We are seeking experienced and motivated persons with a wide range of well-developed administrative skills preferably with knowledge of the Planning System and Local Government.


Melton Mowbray is renowned as the Rural Capital of Food and has strong ambitions for growth which promote very significant development opportunities.


The Council is expanding its team to support the delivery of this important service area.  If you are committed to shaping our environment and delivering sustainable growth at an ambitious rural Local Planning Authority we would be pleased to hear from you.



For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jim Worley, Assistant Director for Planning and Delivery, on 07900 228673 or


Closing date:   Noon, Wednesday 29th September 2021.


Interview date:  Week Commencing 4 October 2021


The Council offers modern office facilities and flexible working opportunities. The Council has a no smoking policy and is working towards being an equal opportunities employer.  We have a commitment to staff development and training and offer a flexible approach to working patterns.