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Strategic Site Delivery Manager

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Job Title: Strategic Site Delivery Manager
Salary: Grade 8 - £49,112 -£57,463 per annum - plus £6,000 Golden Hello
Location: Cambourne/Cambridge
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 29 October 2021

Summary

Are you looking for a flexible role in an exciting award-winning Planning service? 

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 are currently recruiting for a Strategic Sites Delivery Manager to join the senior management team in the Greater Cambridge Shared Planning Service.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment, in one of the largest shared planning services in the country, covering the dynamic areas of Cambridge and South Cambridgeshire. 

What sets us apart from other organisations is our wide range of high profile and award winning projects, including meeting the planning needs of Europe’s most important biotechnology cluster, regeneration schemes providing new low carbon districts 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. 

In this high profile role, you will be responsible for leading a team of planners dealing with a number of strategic development sites including the new settlements of Northstowe and Waterbeach; a new village at Bourn Airfield; large scale urban extension developments to Cambridge and a range of commercial and mixed use developments including the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, West Cambridge and the Genome Campus.

For this important role, we are looking for good leadership as well as people and project management skills. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a track record of experience of managing a planning team and an understanding of the challenges and issues arising from large scale strategic developments and infrastructure schemes. A commitment to delivery of high quality outcomes and excellent customer service and problem solving skills are essentials for the role.

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 visit our Greater Cambridge Shared Planning website

For an informal conversation about this job opportunity within the Planning Service contact Sharon Brown Assistant Director Delivery on 07725 751708

Closing date:  9am Friday 29 October 2021

Interview date: To be confirmed