Planning Policy Manager

  • Full Time
  • Spalding, Lincolnshire
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: £32,878 - £37,849 per year

Website SHollandDC South Holland District Council

Starting salary:          £41,675 – £46,725 per year (Grade J)

Contract type:           Permanent

Hours:                        37 per week

Location:                    Based in Spalding, Lincolnshire

South Holland District Council is currently looking for enthusiastic and dynamic Planning Policy Manager to join its Planning Policy team, which forms part of the South East Lincolnshire Joint Policy Unit (JPU), working with Boston Borough Council. The South East Lincolnshire Local Plan was adopted earlier this year, and the successful candidate will join at an important time for the Council as it moves forward with implementation and delivering the growth ambitions set out in the plan.

The current priority is to support the delivery of a number of key tasks following the adoption of the plan. The Planning Policy Manager will have oversight of the future work programme of the JPU on behalf South Holland District and Boston Borough Councils.

Applicants will be qualified in planning or a related discipline which is recognised by the Royal Town Planning Institute, have a sound working knowledge of local government, and have knowledge of the Local Plan process and competent IT skills. The team is located in South Holland District Council’s offices but the successful candidates will need to work closely with Boston Borough colleagues as and when appropriate, including relevant travel.

If you are looking for your next move then this is a great opportunity to take your next step at a forward-looking authority where there is a genuine commitment to delivering outstanding services.

Benefits include a local government pension scheme, flexitime and Essential Car Allowance

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from our website

Completed application forms must be emailed to or sent by post to South Holland District Council, Council Offices, Priory Road, Spalding, Lincolnshire PE11 2XE and be received by the closing date deadline below.

If, after reading the full job details, you would like an informal chat about the job, please contact Phil Norman, Planning & Building Control Manager on 01775 764669.

Closing date:             Friday 24th January 2020 at 5pm

SHDC reserve the right to change the closing date, depending on application numbers.

Interview Date:          TBC

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