Group Manager – Planning Ref: EE41720

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Location
Walsall, West Midlands
Salary
Salary G13 £49,612 - £54,419 per annum
Posted
09 Oct 2020
Closes
30 Oct 2020
Job Ref
EE41720
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Walsall Council is transforming and with it, so is Walsall’s Planning Services. The Walsall Proud Programme is our Transformation Programme, which aims to transform the way the council works so that we can provide a better customer experience, increase staff satisfaction and engagement, and improve service efficiency and performance to our customers and communities and a key driver in achieving the organisation’s aspirational vision. 

As part of our commitment to delivering the vision for Walsall, we have an opportunity for an experienced professional to help deliver further success. As an experienced professional you should be accomplished in your field of work, are able to work collaboratively with partners and customers and help to motivate, develop and support others in the team. If you would like to join a busy, high profile team of Planners handling a wide range of planning projects then we would really like to hear from you.

Group Manager – Planning Ref: EE41720

Salary G13 £49,612 - £54,419 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Group Manager to assist in the development of plans, policies and procedures suitable to deliver an excellent Development Management service; the successful candidate will manage the development management, planning enforcement, technical support, protected tree service, Local Land Charges and the Local Land and Property Gazetteer teams within the Planning and Building Control Service. 

Alongside these functions there will be an expectation to assist the Head of Service in the delivery of an efficient, consistent and customer focused service including the management of the relevant Council delegations to the Head of Service on his behalf.

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.  The post holder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

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Closing date for applications: 30th October 2020

Interview date: 13th November 2020

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Politically restricted

Legislation imposes restrictions on political activity for certain local government employees. This position is designated as a politically restricted (sensitive) post as set out in Part 1 the Local Government & Housing Act 1989 and the Local Government (Political Restrictions) Regulations 1990 (LGO(PR)R 1990) [SI 851] and S.30 of the Local Democracy Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

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