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Senior Planning Officer (Policy)

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Organisation: Huntingdonshire   Hours: 37
Salary: £34,052 - £38,325   Working Pattern:Permanent
Location: Pathfinder House   Reference: 15186

Closing date:

04 March 2018 at midday
Huntingdonshire District Council (HDC) aim to provide high quality services and this means we need to employ and retain talented and dedicated people. Situated within the heart of the Cambridge-Peterborough Growth Area, Huntingdonshire is a beautiful district that boasts thriving market towns and many attractive villages, each with its own identity. We are a dynamic and progressive Local Authority.

HDC is currently undergoing an exciting period of transformation and as part of that, our employees have recently come up with a new set of values to support our ultimate purpose of Putting the Customer First. All applicants are encouraged to demonstrate how they will help personify the following values:


Reporting to the Planning Policy Team Leader we have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and versatile policy professional to join our planning policy team. This role will involve close working with Parish Councils, stakeholders and the local community. You will be working across an exciting and wide range of policy areas including Neighbourhood Planning, The Huntingdonshire Local Plan and a number of other strategies for sustainable placemaking, while also leading on evidence bases.

This is an exciting time at Huntingdonshire District Council and a great opportunity for a flexible, motivated, self-starter with a ‘can-do’ attitude. You may be an experienced policy officer looking for a new challenge or you may be looking to take that next step in your career. In turn, as a minimum, you will need to demonstrate that you have good analytical skills, experience of a broad range of computer systems and can write comprehensive, sound, reports, good organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines. If this is you we can offer fantastic experience, and the challenges and rewards that will come from shaping our built and natural environment. We are a dynamic and progressive Local Authority, we will invest in you and empower you - come and work for Huntingdonshire District Council!

Closing date for applications is 4th March at noon.

If you require more detail about the role please do not hesitate to contact Clare Bond on 01480 388435.

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