Senior Planning Projects Officer
£37,245 - £40,182 inclusive of outer fringe allowance
37 hours per week
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council pride themselves on their commitment to their people – striving to ensure that each and every employee feels valued and happy in their work.
We are looking to appoint a Senior Planning Projects Officer to play an important role in the implementation team in the delivery of a number of high profile projects. This includes the masterplanning of strategic sites being brought forward through a new Local Plan, the delivery of infrastructure including a strategic Green Corridor, preparation of funding bids, and the finalisation of a CIL charging schedule, as well as the regeneration of town and neighbourhood centres.
You will have a relevant degree and have had previous experience of working on major development projects. You will be a creative thinker, and have good communication, negotiation and analytical skills. Ideally you will have had some previous experience of one or more of the following areas; regeneration, masterplanning and CIL.
The council have developed a ‘One Team’ approach to working and this relies on each and every person working collaboratively to deliver shared goals. To be a positive influence on this environment, you’ll need to be able to support others and be a genuine team player.
What the council is really looking for is someone with a positive approach to finding solutions and a commitment to delivering outstanding results. The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential in this post.
Closing date for applications is 9am on 21 January 2019.
Assessments and Interviews will be held on 29 or 31 January 2019.