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Principal Planning Officer

Bromsgrove and Redditch Councils
Redditch Town Hall
Grade 8, £38,223 - £42,403
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Principal Planning Officer

Bromsgrove District Council and Redditch Borough Council 

1 Full Time Permanent Position, 37 Hours per week

Job Share Available 

£38,223 - £42,403 per annum 

Bromsgrove and Redditch are located in rural north-east Worcestershire. Bromsgrove is an historic market town surrounded by a number of attractive villages and smaller settlements. Redditch, a partial new town, with a wide variety of different urban neighbourhoods. Both Local authorities have significant areas of green belt, and combined with the proximity to the Birminghamconurbation results in complex strategic planning issues to be assessed.

 Bromsgrove District Council and Redditch Borough Council are looking for a dynamic, motivated and organised planning professional with significant experience of preparing and implementing development plan policies to join our shared Strategic Planning team. 

You will be actively involved in the preparation of replacement Local Plans, Town and District Centre regeneration proposals, neighbourhood planning liaison and many more wide and varied tasks. 

 A Degree and or Diploma/MA in Town and Country Planning or other relevant degree is required, as well as full chartered Membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)

When applying please ensure that you provide full details of how you meet the essential criteria specified in the Person Specification.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 14th July 2024 (Midnight)

 Additional Information

The Councils offer a range of staff benefits:

  • pension
  • generous leave entitlements starting at 25 days plus bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • flexible working, where appropriate
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • access to employee benefits platform.  Where you can find discounts for high street shops, leisure discounts, holiday discounts, salary sacrifice schemes and more

Need further information?

If you require further information please contact Mike Dunphy, Strategic Planning Manager on 01527 881325


If this role interests you please use the 'Apply Now' button

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Attached documents
Principal Planning Officer SP June 2024.pdf


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