Senior & Principal Planning Officers

  • Rochdale Borough Council
  • Closing Date:
Company: Rochdale Borough Council
Salary: Up to £45,759
Location: Rochdale
Contact Name: Daniela Ripa
Telephone: 01706 924316
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Rochdale Borough Council has ambitious plans for growth and investment. Work is well under way on the final stages of the £400m transformation of Rochdale town centre and our wider regeneration strategies includes proposals for large scale residential growth with a focus on town centre living and strategic sites.

To help us deliver our ambitions, we are looking to recruit additional Principal and Senior Planning Officers to join our team to lead on many of these exciting projects and support our focus on delivering high quality, well designed sustainable development.

We are looking for candidates with a track record of leading major development projects through the planning system, whether in local government or the private sector.  We also value candidates who can demonstrate a commercially focused and business minded approach that will support our use of Planning Performance Agreements and will help us maintain our reputation for providing a high quality service to our customers.

For our part, we can offer you the chance to work out of our award winning offices and within a highly regarded service that prides itself on what we deliver, our supportive team environment and the fact staff morale and well-being is at the heart of how we manage our business.

If you think you’d be a good fit, we’d like to hear from you. In addition to being a great place to work, we can offer further opportunities for training and development courses and a chance to be involved in schemes that will define your career whilst shaping the future of Rochdale and the city region. You’ll also enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement, access to the local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements and subsidised gym membership.

For an informal discussion about the roles, please contact Daniela Ripa (Development Manager) on 01706 924316.

Closing date for applications 23:59 18 November 2021

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