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Senior Planning Policy Officer

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Derbyshire Dales District Council, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 10 (SCP 31-33) £39,186 - £41,418 pro rata
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
29 hours and 36 minutes per week
Closing Date
14 April 2024

We are looking for a confident, self-motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the Planning Policy team and help take the Derbyshire Dales Local Plan forward. 

The ideal person must have a degree in Town Planning or a related discipline, excellent communication skills, be able to demonstrate good research and analytical skills, initiative and solid application, as well as work under pressure. 

The successful candidate must have at least 5 years’ experience in planning policy formulation obtained either with a local planning authority or planning consultancy, and be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the NPPF and NPPG, as well as the legislation associated with the preparation of Local Plans.    

We can offer you a generous annual leave entitlement within an excellent and family friendly authority, with the benefits of hybrid working, flexitime, enrolment into the Local Government pension scheme and professional development opportunities. 

For further information please contact either Mike Hase, Policy Manager, on 01629 761251 or by email at 

To apply, please tell us within the application form why you would like to be considered for this post and how your skills fit the requirements detailed on the Job Description / Person Specification. 

If you encounter and problems applying online please contact 

We do not accept CVs. 

Provisional Interview Date: Week commencing 22 April 2024

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.