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Senior Planners

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Job Title: Senior Planners
Salary: £29,987 - £34,875 per annum
Location: Cambourne / Cambridge
Contract Type: Full time permanent and maternity cover opportunity
Closing Date: 28 June 2021


Looking for a flexible role in an exciting award-winning planning service?

Planning Excellence Awards 2021

Senior Planners in Development Management (including one maternity cover role for up to one year)

Salary Grade 5: £29,987-£34,875 per annum, plus 15% market supplement and a golden hello bonus payment of £3,000.

As an organisation we believe that our people are our greatest assets. We know how important it is to find a job where you feel valued but also have the flexibility to allow you to balance your work/family commitments in an organisation that offers a competitive benefits package including:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme,
  • 25 days holiday entitlement (increasing to 27 after five years continuous service),
  • Free on-site Parking,
  • Shopping Discounts,
  • Employee Assistance Programme-providing advice and counselling,
  • Career progression
  • Development opportunities as well as ongoing training.

We currently have a number of exciting opportunities within the Greater Cambridge Shared Planning Service, to work in a vibrant and busy Development Management department as a planner/Senior Planner. You will have the chance to progress and determine a wide variety of planning applications, appeals and pre-application enquiries, working on some of the most innovative developments in the UK. In addition, you will have an enthusiastic, supportive team around you to help you grow and develop your career in planning.

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 on award winning schemes in an exciting and fast paced environment, come and join us!

For the senior planner roles, we are looking for motivated and well -organised individuals with a good level of experience in development management who can deal with a range of different application types, of varying complexity. For the planner roles, we are looking for with enthusiasm and a keenness to learn. Excellent customer service skills are a must as well being a team player. If you have the ambition to embrace the exciting challenges of this busy Shared Planning Service, there is no better place to develop your career.

For more information about working with us check out our website.

For an informal conversation about this job opportunity within the Planning Service contact either Toby Williams on 07704 072593 or Lorraine Casey on 07704 018466

Closing date: 9am on 28 June 2021

Interview dates to be confirmed.