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Head of Planning Policy and Strategy

  • Employer: London Borough of Bromley
  • Reference: LBB/19/106440
  • Published: Tue 13/08/2019, 16:50 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 08/09/2019, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £47,552 - £71,319 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Bromley

Are you familiar with managing the various political, legal and public sensitivities
associated with developing and managing planning strategy and policies? Do you
have what it takes to apply your professional planning knowledge, expertise and
integrity in a political environment? We’re looking for a candidate who can manage a
team effectively in line with the Council’s values of Respect, Empower, Ambition and
Learn
 
This is a full time post managing the Planning Policy and Strategy team in this large
and varied Outer London Borough.  The team is based within the Planning section of
the Council’s Housing, Planning and Regeneration Department and comprises
professional Planners, covering the full range of planning policy topic areas, as well
as support staff and will also include an Infrastructure Delivery team with its own
team leader.
 
The Council adopted its Local Plan in January 2019 but faces ongoing challenges
and development pressures including London wide housing requirements, which the
draft London Plan suggests will rise significantly upon adoption. Progress is being
made towards adopting a Borough CIL in 2020.
 
We are looking for a candidate ready to take a positive approach to helping the
Borough actively manage these challenges through strong planning strategy and
policies. Full details are set out in the attached job description but candidates will be
expected to have broad Planning Policy experience, a proven track record of
successfully managing Planning staff within Local Government and be a qualified
Planner (MRTPI or equivalent)
For any further information about this post, please contact Tim Horsman, Assistant
Director (Planning) - - 020 8461 7716.

Closing date: 8 September 2019

Equal Opportunities Statement
 
We are committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and service
delivery.
 
We offer a generous package, including competitive pay, career average pension
scheme, flexible working practices and the Employee benefits Scheme, Cycle2work
and a wide range of unique discounts

  • Employer: London Borough of Bromley
  • Reference: LBB/19/106440
  • Published: Tue 13/08/2019, 16:50 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 08/09/2019, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £47,552 - £71,319 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Bromley

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