Job Details


Planning Processing & Improvement Manager

Hertsmere Borough Council
£41,694 - £47,266 (depending on experience)
Civic Offices, Borehamwood
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
12/06/2024 at 10:00
Hertsmere Borough Council

We have an exciting opportunity in our Planning and Economic Development team to be at the forefront of innovation and good customer service. This dynamic and varied role is responsible for managing the administration and technical support functions across the Planning team function at the Council.

As the lead on service delivery transformation, you will also be finding innovative and effective new ways of working including practice improvements and digital innovations.

Supported by a team of motivated officers, your team will focus on the validation of all planning applications, appeals and performance returns. You will be responsible for financial payments and reconciliations relating to the departmental budget and manage and maintain all technical IT systems used by the service.

In order to be successful, you must be hardworking, well-organised and efficient, with a penchant for recognising and resolving issues. You must be able to work rapidly and accurately at all times, adjust quickly to conflicting demands and priorities, and have the ability to communicate effectively on all levels

The post is offered on a full time, permanent basis (36 hours per week). 

Benefits include 26 – 31 days annual leave (depending on the length of Local Government Service) plus one floating day per annum, local government pension scheme, flexible working hours (including the opportunity to take up to 2 days flexi leave per month), free car parking, free gym membership, cycle scheme, free access to Beryl Bike scheme, and season ticket loans. 

The Council operates a hybrid working system where you may work two days per week from home.

Closing date:  Wednesday 12th June, 10am

Interviews:      W/C 24th June

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed