Head of Planning

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Up to c£60,000 per annum
03 Dec 2018
07 Jan 2019
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time


Cheltenham is already an amazing place, a place of unique history, yet also a place of limitless opportunity.  We want Cheltenham to be somewhere everyone thrives.  Harnessing and delivering on the Borough’s growth potential is critical to that vision.  As Head of Planning you will play a key role in shaping Cheltenham, balancing our strong emphasis on growth with the need to conserve and enhance our rich heritage and cultural offer.

About the role

Great planning and development is vital to our vision for the Borough.  We need a customer focused, strategic, creative and proactive planning service to help catalyse growth and shape tomorrow’s Cheltenham.

We will look to you to lead the team to deliver an excellent, coordinated range of planning and development services to residents and businesses, working with our partners and with the community to secure consensus on future planning and deliver high quality outcomes.  Under your leadership the team will drive our ambitious place making agenda, deliver consistent performance improvement and provide an outstanding service to our customers.

About you

Are you a Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI) or equivalent, with experience of managing and developing teams of planning staff in either the public or private sector?  Are you able to demonstrate high quality development outcomes? Regardless of sector or background you will be an innovator and an achiever. Come to Cheltenham and help us realise our enormous potential.

For further information or to apply please visit: hays.co.uk/jobs/cheltenham-bc