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Senior Planning Projects Officer – P00987

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Up to £40,994 inclusive of outer fringe allowance
Council Offices, Campus East, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6AE
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
01/04/2019 at 00:59 AM

Senior Planning Projects Officer

Salary up to £40,994 inclusive of outer fringe allowance

37 hours per week

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council is seeking driven and ambitious planners, who really want to reinterpret the ideals of the Garden City for the 21stcentury.  As part of this vision for the future, we have a great opportunity for an experienced Senior Planning Projects Officer.

In this role, you’ll be a key member of the implementation team in the delivery of a number of high-profile projects. This will include the master-planning of strategic sites being brought forward through a new Local Plan and the delivery of infrastructure including a strategic Green Corridor. You’ll also prepare funding bids and finalise the CIL charging schedule, as well as help to deliver regeneration of the town and neighbourhood centres. You’ll have the chance to immerse yourself in an exciting scope of projects and to really develop your planning portfolio.

To be successful in this role, you’ll need a relevant degree and previous experience of working on major development projects. You will be a creative thinker, and have good communication, project management, negotiation and analytical skills. Whilst you’ll have some experience in regeneration, master-planning and CIL, what we’re really looking for is someone with a positive approach to finding solutions and a commitment to delivering outstanding results. We need team players, people who’ll be help achieve our goals together.

As a member of our team, you’ll join a forward-thinking council that puts their customers first. We know that in order to provide the best for our residents and visitors, we need to do the same for our people. We have set out to make our workplaces vibrant and happy places to be, places where we feel safe, content and valued. From a generous annual leave entitlement, to flexible working and opportunities to buy and sell leave, our benefits package provides a great work life balance.

If you are interested in working in a high-performance authority and helping to shape our New Town and Garden City environments, we want to hear from you

Closing date for applications is 31 March 2019.

Assessments and interviews will be held on 12 April 2019.

Equal Opportunities

Welwyn Hatfield – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link below.

Please read the job description and person specification fully before applying for this vacancy.

It is essential you refer to the person specification when completing your application, particularly the additional information section. You must demonstrate how you meet the criteria set out in the person specification and give examples to support your statements.

If you do not demonstrate how you meet the criteria for the role your application will be unsuccessful.

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