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Principal Planner (Development Management)
  • Employer: Borough of Broxbourne
  • Reference: PPDM
  • Published: Tue 16/08/2022, 14:20 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/09/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary:  £44,848 p.a, (37 hour week)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Bishops' College, Cheshunt, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire

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Principal Planner (Development Management)


Salary:  £44,848 p.a, (37 hour week)


With upcoming developments such as Brookfield Riverside, town centre improvements in Waltham Cross and the highly-anticipated Sunset Studios for film, television and animation, Broxbourne is  and exciting place to live and work, with the Council’s Planning team leading the way on these exciting projects.


These developments are expected to create thousands of permanent new job roles, boosting the local economy and creating economic resilience for future generations.


The Council’s Planning team sits within the newly formed Place Directorate and will be instrumental in the delivery of these projects. The team has been redesigned and has increased its resource to ensure that the team is perfectly placed to deliver the Council’s ambitious aims.  We are recruiting for posts at all levels and there are clearly defined career paths for the right candidates.  If you want to work in a busy, challenging yet fulfilling environment at the heart of the Council, then this is the place for you.


An experienced Development Management Planner is sought to manage major projects within the Borough.  The successful candidate will have a proven track record of delivering high quality developments and will hold the necessary skills to provide guidance and mentorship to junior officers within the team. 


We are committed to safer recruitment, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


The benefits package includes generous leave entitlement, a full training and development programme, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and free membership to the Council’s leisure centres, which includes free access to gyms, swimming pools, fitness classes, racket sport sessions, a health suite and a range of generous discounts across other leisure and culture services.

Broxbourne Council is an Equal Opportunities employer.


Details and application forms for all job vacancies are listed on the Council’s website.


Application forms must be submitted online by Monday 11 September 2022 quoting the above reference.


To find out more please visit


For an informal discussion, please contact Katie Smith, Assistant Director Place on 01992 785555 ext 5650


Borough Offices, Bishops’ College, Churchgate, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, EN8 9XQ.

Telephone: 01992 785509, Email: