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Principal Planning Officer

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Derbyshire Dales District Council, Matlock
Salary details
£47,491-£50,893 per annum This includes a 12% market supplement reviewed every 3 years.
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
10 March 2024

The appointment is subject to a £2,000 Welcome Payment.

The payment will be made in two instalments (50% upon commencement in post and 50% after the completion of a successful 6 month probation period). A two year retention clause is applicable to the payment. The payment is not available to employees who already work for the Council. 

A grant of up to £6,000 may be available via our Relocation Assistance Scheme. 

An opportunity has arisen to manage a dedicated team of planning officers within the development management team at Derbyshire Dales District Council to help deliver the aspirations of its current local plan and future ambitions with regard to housing and employment growth to meet the district’s needs as part of the local plan review, which is underway. The district has a wealth of stunning landscapes, picturesque villages, historic buildings, over 1325 are listed buildings; conservation areas; archaeological sites and monuments and historic parks and gardens which make it one of the best places in Britain to live, work and visit. You will be an experienced and confident planner with a proven track record of leading on and delivering high quality development, whilst being able to maximise the benefits of new development for existing and future residents of the district.

The successful candidate must be well organised and self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure. You must have excellent communication and negotiation skills and the ability to ensure our team delivers a high quality service to our customers.  We would expect the successful candidate to have had at least 5 years’ Development Management experience at a senior level. A management qualification or management experience is also desirable. 

In return we can offer you the opportunity to further develop your career within an excellent authority, flexitime, and professional development opportunities. 

For a confidential chat about this opportunity you can contact Steve Capes, our Director of Place and Economy on 01629 761371; or email steve.capes@derbyshiredales.gov.uk 

If you encounter and problems applying online please contact humanresources@derbyshiredales.gov.uk

We do not accept CVs 

Interview date: Thursday 21 or Friday 22 March 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.