Head of Planning & Economic Development

Up to £80,000
10 Oct 2019
04 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full time

Waverley Borough Council has a new Corporate Strategy with a range of ambitious priorities. We have established a clear strategic framework to assist with the achievement of our aims, including embarking on a new place-shaping agenda. We have approved Local Plan Part 1 and CIL and are looking to deliver improved environmental and affordable housing outcomes. We are seeking a Head of Planning and Economic Development to join our senior leadership team.

We believe that Economic Development and Planning go hand in hand and our aim is to inspire greater cohesion between major development projects and long-term growth. This is a high profile role at Waverley and there are plenty of opportunities to shape your legacy here. As a credible, qualified planner, you will bring a strong ‘customer first’ perspective and the vision needed to see opportunities and drive change. You will have exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills with the drive, expertise and determination to ensure we achieve our ambition to make Waverley a place where all can thrive.

If you want to shape your career while also shaping the future of Waverley, then please contact us. For further information please visit www.waverley-leaders.com or contact Gary Evans, GatenbySanderson on 0113 205 6080.

Closing date: 10am Monday 4th November 2019.

Interviews: 11th and 15th November 2019.