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Planning Services Manager

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £62k per year

  • Contact:

    Cameron de Wit

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876014

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    26 days ago

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Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in East Anglia in the search for a Town Planning Manager on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will report into the senior executive team and will be tasked with leading the Town Planning department with the support of managers and team Leaders in their respected areas. As well as managing the Development Management, Planning Enforcement, Conservation, and Planning Administration team; you'll also play your part in the wider corporate landscape.
Key areas of experience we are looking for include:
- Ability to make decisions, demonstrating your professional competency and credibility to all stakeholders when working on key planning matters.
- Can develop a team who are capable, confident and able to continuously improve. In doing this you'll be someone who can delegate, empower and enable your team. Has an eye for opportunity, can maximise income from the service and enable innovation.
- Can work with other teams to maximise the impact they can have on your service.
- Is capable and confident when talking to politicians and other key players.
The council work on a flexible basis, which includes working from home and flexi time opportunities, however, it is anticipated that you will be required to be in the office circa 2 days per week.
To apply for this role, it is essential that you have worked in a development management local authority planning department at a similar level. You should hold a Post-graduate degree in planning, regeneration or a related discipline, and have the eligibility for membership of RTPI.
*Further details on the position are available upon enquiry and application. We are looking to appoint to this post as soon as possible so if you are interested in applying, or have any questions please do not hesitate to get in contact (Contact details can be found below)*

Carrington West Pay Rate - Up to £62,000

Job Ref - 29278

Please call Cameron de Wit on 02393 876014 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email myself or our planning team if you are short of time to chat:

Carrington West's dedicated Town Planning Recruitment Team supply clients UK wide on both a permanent and contract basis and all levels of seniority. If this role is too senior, too junior or in a location that is unsuitable, but you are keen on options, please still feel free to apply and we can discuss other, often unadvertised roles with you.