Interim Head of Planning and Development


  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    01 May 2019

  • Client


Ref: GSi53265

An organisation in Manchester is seeking a Head of Planning and Development for a period for a period of 4-6 months an a competitive day rate. 

Job Summary:

In addition to overseeing the implementation of policies, projects and programmes, Heads of Planning and Development are expected to actively shape future strategy by identifying gaps or constraints in the current provision in line with customer and wider societal needs. 

Experience Required: 

  • Building control and development
  • Leadership skills
  • Elected member experience
  • Knowledge of the spatial framework is desirable but not essential
  • Overall a good practitioner and leader
  • RTPI Qualified 
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.

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Contact details
Helen Marshall: 0121 644 5711