Assistant Director of Planning and Regeneration

West Lindsey District Council

Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

  • Location

    Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Salary/Remuneration

    £60,000 to £65,000 plus relocation package

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    27 August 2019

  • Client

    West Lindsey District Council

Ref: GSe55873

West Lindsey District Council has two very clear priorities, to enable and facilitate the growth of a strong local economy and to build stronger, more resilient communities. We have established a very clear strategic framework to assist with the achievement of our priorities, including an outcomes framework that seeks to galvanise a whole organisation and whole system approach to the growth and sustainability of our place. We are now seeking an Assistant Director Planning and Regeneration to join our senior leadership team and to support us to deliver our priorities.

In this newly created role you will lead a programme of strategic planning, plan making and projects that underpins the Council’s Growth agenda with emphasis on place making our market towns, delivery of our strategic employment sites, enhancing our environment and creating a vibrant rural economy; in addition to delivering a highly effective and customer focussed planning service, responsive and pragmatic to a changing environment. This is an exciting time for us, and this role is instrumental to us achieving our vision - a strong focus on an “enabling” planning approach and determination to deliver sustainable and inclusive growth to enhance the wellbeing of the district.

We have an ambitious programme of investment and are seeking an ambitious planning, economic development or development surveying professional with a track record of enabling development, growth and place making. If you want to be part of an authority that is transforming its operating model and to play a key role in helping us achieve our vision then please contact Gary Evans (0113 205 6080).

For further information about West Lindsey District council please see the following links:

Closing dateTuesday 27 August 2019
Preliminary interviews to be held in Gainsboroughw/c 9 September
Final Panel Interviews w/c 23 September 2019
How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for 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, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.

Associated documents
  1. Relocation Allowances.pdf
Contact details
Gary Evans: 0113 205 6080