Development Management Officer (Planning)

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Cambridgeshire
Salary
24.92 - 24.92 GBP Hourly + GBP24.92/hour Umbrella
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Category
Public Sector
Function
Development
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To deliver development management services to contribute effectively to the quality of life for the people of Cambridgeshire by supporting growth and the economy of the County

To provide professional and technical advice, support and capacity in relation to the discharge of the Council's development management responsibilities for minerals and waste and county council developments, including site monitoring duties where required

To project manage a caseload of planning applications, prepare and present reports to Planning Committee, undertake site monitoring visits and represent the Council at planning appeals, inquiries and hearings

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

KS4 (GCSE or equivalent) and degree, HND, NVQ Level 4 or equivalent experience;

Recognised qualification in land use planning and eligible for chartered membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI).

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

Demonstrable experience of working in a service related planning and development management service

Demonstrable track record of successful working in a service delivery role
Good understanding of the purpose and working of the business area

Ability to deliver services in line with an agreed Service Plan

Good knowledge and understanding of any relevant legislation appropriate to the business area expertise

Good knowledge of the structure and organisation within the business area at local and national level;

Ability to coach and mentor other staff members

Ability to work in a safe manner

Ability to deal with and respond to complex enquiries and complaints

Ability to represent the business area and service with elected members senior officers and key stakeholders.

Please apply below