Tunbridge Wells Borough Council is an exciting place to work and within the Planning Department we are dealing with an increasing number of major developments as well as at the same time seeking to allocate further development in the emerging Local Plan to deliver growth until 2036.
In order to assist in securing the funding and delivery of the necessary infrastructure and affordable housing there are two posts which monitor Section 106 legal agreements to ensure the timely receipt of all contributions/delivery on site. This vacancy is for one of those positions.
The role has two main purposes, firstly, to deal with and recommend an outcome for applications that are made to discharge conditions on approved applications and secondly, the monitoring of and securing payments in relation to Section 106 agreements (and CIL, in the event that CIL is adopted).
To fulfil this role we are looking for dedicated people with excellent organisational skills, accuracy and attention to detail.
This is a post that is suitable for someone looking for a route into planning that may not have a relevant planning qualification. The Council is provides training and we have a number of officers that have undertaken a planning qualification as part of their career development.
The Council is operating a flexible working arrangement with a minimum of two days in the office and the opportunity to work at home for the remainder of the week.
Additional benefits for this post include 22 days annual leave (increasing to 27 days after 5 years continuous Local Government service), plus an additional day in December. Membership of the Local Government (CARE – Career Average (Revalued Earnings) Pension Scheme, as well as invaluable training opportunities for continuing professional development Take a look here at the additional benefits that we offer.
To find out more take a look at the Job Description and Person Specification below. For an informal discussion about this post, you can contact Peter Hockney, Development Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01892 554406 or Hannah Young, Strategic Sites and Delivery Team Leader at email@example.com or 01892 554016 if you have any queries regarding the post.
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Closing Date: 21 August 2022
Interview Date: w/c 29 August 2022