Enterprise & Infrastructure Policy Team Leader

£39,782.00 - £42,683.00
19 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Job Type
Planning, Policy
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Creative doer wanted:

A teacher places a chair on a desk in front of the class and gives the students an hour to write an essay justifying why the chair doesn’t exist.  After only 30 seconds, one student hands their essay in and is awarded top marks.
Think you know what the answer was?  Then Stratford-on-Avon District Council wants to hear from you.

We are looking for a chartered Town Planner with experience of economic and infrastructure planning and a track record of delivery to join our busy Enterprise, Housing and Planning Policy Team helping to deliver on the Council’s important place-shaping agenda.  Home to over 250 communities as well as the internationally famous town of Stratford-upon-Avon, ensuring that infrastructure is delivered to support growth is critical to achieving the continued success of this large rural District at the heart of England. 

This new post will lead on the full range of enterprise activities including employment, retail and tourism policy and strategy, regeneration as well as the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) and co-ordination of the Council’s Infrastructure Delivery Plan.  An important aspect of the role will be working proactively with infrastructure partners and other authorities across the region to ensure that our infrastructure needs are met.  The post will also oversee the management of Venture House, the Council’s business centre that delivers an exciting programme of business support and networking events targeted at entrepreneurs and small businesses. 

If you would like to discuss the role further please contact John Careford, Policy Manager on 01789 260801 or email john.careford@stratford-dc.gv.uk.

The closing date for applications is 5.00pm on Monday 9th September 2019 and interviews will be held 18th - 20th September 2019.

In addition to an open and friendly environment, you’ll enjoy an excellent benefits package including a minimum of 23 days’ annual leave flexi-time, BUPA Wellbeing CashPlan and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme. 

Please note, job sharing applications will be considered for this position.

An application form and job description can be accessed via the website, www.stratford.gov.uk, alternatively telephone the 24 hour answering service on (01789) 260711, or e-mail sitsvac@stratford-dc.gov.uk.  The minicom number for Elizabeth House is (01789) 260747.

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people with disabilities.

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