Development Manager

Location: Cirencester plus agile working
Salary: £61,000
Reference: A000312
Deadline: Closed

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Are you motivated by the reward of delivering an exceptional planning service?

An exceptionally rare opportunity to join Cotswold District Council as a Planning Development Manager as the current postholder is retiring after 20 years of service. You will spearhead a team and drive multiple high value planning projects for the benefit of the Cotswold district whilst delivering an outstanding service through a transformative and innovative approach.

Are you excited at the prospect of leading multiple projects long term?

Our Planning Service is fundamental to the success of the council’s ambition for the future. From our Cotswold Garden Village under development in Cirencester to the development of Cotswold Airport in Kemble, our focus is to create great places for people to live, work, learn and enjoy in our ever expanding and evolving communities.

We are looking for an experienced planner who is looking to take the next step in their career and be a valued member of the team to lead in dealing with multiple high value complex applications and taking charge of new projects such as the council's major new urban extension to Cirencester.

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Indicative timetable

Closing date for applications: Friday 17 March 2023
Preliminary Interviews (via Microsoft Teams): Tuesday 21 March, AM; Wednesday 22 March, AM
Final Interviews (in Cirencester): TBC


For a confidential discussion about the role please contact our retained consultant at Faerfield:

Dawn Faulkner
Tel: 0121 312 3755


To apply for this job please submit your CV, a Supporting Statement (no more than four sides of A4), a completed Candidate Application Form and a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to quoting: ‘Vacancy: Development Manager, Reference: A000312’.

Your supporting statement should express why you are interested in this role and what experience you can bring to the organisation. The statement should tackle the specific requirements of the role; outlining examples and outcomes showing how you meet those requirements.

Please also provide the names and contact details of two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, then you should state this clearly.

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