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Development Management and Conservation Manager

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Chesterfield Borough Council, Town Hall
Salary details
up to £53,472.00 per year
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
26 May 2024


Exciting Opportunity

Are you ready to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of Chesterfield? Join us at Chesterfield Borough Council as our new Development Management and Conservation Manager and lead the way in driving growth, sustainability, and community prosperity.

About Us

Chesterfield boasts a rich heritage, ambitious community goals, and is nestled in the picturesque Peak District National Park. With excellent transport links, it's a prime location for those seeking both professional and personal fulfilment.

The Role

As our Development Management and Conservation Manager, you will spearhead the planning development and conservation service, providing visionary leadership and fostering a supportive working culture.

Your expertise will be crucial in managing significant investments to deliver housing, commercial, and leisure developments, while ensuring the provision of essential community infrastructure and driving economic growth.

 Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the planning development and conservation service with a focus on aligning efforts with the council's vision and priorities.
  • Work closely with the Service Director to address key issues and champion excellence in service delivery.
  • Play a pivotal role in attracting major investment and development prospects, driving growth and regeneration in our Borough, while contributing to our climate change ambition.
  • Provide dynamic leadership, fostering a high-performance culture where change is embraced, and customer satisfaction thrives.
  • Take ownership of budget performance, ensuring services are aligned with member priorities and financial regulations.
  • Requirements:
  • Clear understanding of the role development management plays in delivering regeneration, with experience working with developers, members, and stakeholders.
  • Experience in management at a principal or team leader level.
  • Enthusiastic and committed with a passion for driving success and making a tangible impact.

 Why Join Us?

You'll be joining a high-performing team dedicated to meeting the challenges of significant growth in the borough. This is an opportunity to lead a dynamic team and be at the forefront of Chesterfield's growth and transformation.

For an informal discussion, reach out to Neil Johnson at neil.johnson@chesterfield.gov.uk. Join us in making a difference and being part of Chesterfield's journey towards a thriving future. Apply today!

For further information on this post please view the job description and person specification attached. The Council is an excellent employer with rewarding conditions of service which include generous leave entitlement and sick pay, flexible and agile working, progressive HR policies, access to the local government pension scheme, discounted leisure membership and car parking. We look forward to speaking with you soon

This post is politically restricted.

How to apply

Interested candidates should initially apply with a CV and a covering letter stating the job title, and clearly demonstrating suitability and experience for the role to HRJobs@chesterfield.gov.uk, no later than the closing date below.

You can use our template if you do not have your own CV, by downloading it here.

Provisional Interview Date: 10 June 2024 

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Please be aware that Derbyshire County Council is placing this advert on behalf of this organisation and you should refer directly to its website for details of the terms and conditions attached to this post. Any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process should be made directly to the organisation.