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Principal Planner in Development Management

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Job Title: Principal Planner in Development Management
Salary: Grade 6: £34,875 - £41,394, plus 15% market supplement and a golden hello bonus payment of £3,000
Location: Cambourne/Guildhall
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 27 November 2020



This is an exciting time to work with one of the largest shared planning services in the country and in the dynamic areas of Cambridge and South Cambridgeshire. The range of opportunities within this Shared Service provides you with an unparalleled opportunity to develop your career, working on some of the most innovative developments in the UK with a group of passionate and dedicated colleagues.

What sets us apart from other organisations is our range of projects, including meeting the planning needs of Europe’s most important biotechnology cluster, regeneration schemes providing new low carbon districts and developing the first joint Local Plan in an area that has the fastest-growing city economy in the country. 

Greater Cambridge offers a unique opportunity to work within the beautiful historic City of Cambridge, home to world renowned universities, hospitals and cutting edge science, as well as delivering high quality modern developments within the rural areas of South Cambridgeshire. Our combined growth agenda includes a range of new settlements within South Cambridgeshire and urban extensions to Cambridge. 

Our teams have excellent relationships with local practices and work with world class architects and specialists on schemes that provide huge personal and professional reward. If you would like to work in an exciting and enthusiastic environment, come and join us! 

We are looking for a principal level planner with substantial experience in development management who can deal with a range of different application types of varying complexity and who can assist in providing management support. If you have the drive to embrace the exciting challenges of this busy Shared Planning Service, there is no better place to develop your career.

We positively encourage flexible working arrangements across our Cambourne and Cambridge City locations.

For an informal conversation about this job opportunity within the Planning Service contact either Toby Williams on 07704072593 or Lorraine Casey on 07704018466.

Closing date: 9am Friday 27 November 2020              

Interviews to be held: Thursday 10 or Friday 11 December 2020