Spatial Planning Monitoring Officer

Do you enjoy research and analysing data? Would you like to understand the development that is planned across Broadland and South Norfolk and how the Council's policies are helping shape this development? Would you thrive on being part of a busy team at the forefront of the growth and economic prosperity for the area? Then this could be the ideal role for you!

Role Snapshot...

You will support the Councils' Place Shaping Team in the preparation and implementation of Local and Neighbourhood Plans through the collection, interpretation and analysis of data to assess the success of the Councils' planning policies and the progress of development proposals across South Norfolk and Broadland.

What you could be part of...

Working for South Norfolk Council in collaboration with Broadland Council will enable you to be at the forefront of an exciting time working for two high performing organisations who are proud to deliver high-quality, customer focussed services with staff who continually challenge themselves to develop new and innovative ways to improve services that make a real difference to people's lives.

What you'll be doing...

* Undertaking research and fact-finding to understand if we've met our targets for housing and employment growth to ensure future prosperity of the communities we serve
* Monitoring the policies of the Local Plan, helping to inform future plan making and decisions on planning applications.
* Responsible for developing, producing, interpreting and presenting planning policy monitoring information
* Contributing to the Norfolk-wide monitoring officers' group
* Maintaining the Councils' monitoring systems for the recording of and provision of statistical data
* Updating the land availability records, including interacting with the Council's GIS planning system and producing reports on your findings.
* Undertaking site visits to record the delivery of new homes and employment buildings and the use of buildings in town centres.
* Engaging with landowners, site promoters and developers to inform the analysis of housing delivery rates across the area.

You must have...

A current UK driving license is essential.

You must also be competent in the use of Microsoft Office software, particularly Excel, as well as an eye for detail and ability to undertake numerical analysis.

You should also have an ability to work well under pressure, with proven customer care skills to communicate clearly and professionally with customers and able to handle difficult customers and resolve their issues.

What's in it for you...

Why Work For Us?

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What Flexible and Agile Working Arrangements do we Offer?

The Councils understand the importance of operating a work life balance in the modern world.

The Councils operate a flexible working policy and agile working options available for employees where operationally possible.

What Roles Do the Councils Offer?

The Councils operate a vast and diverse number of services for our residents, so with this comes a vast and diverse amount of job roles within the Councils.

Our website has a great graphic showing all our job families and roles within the Councils.

From here you can plan your career with the Councils or get some ideas on other roles that you may be interested in.

What Benefits do our Employees Receive?

View all our amazing staff benefits on offer for our employees.

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What Employer Accreditations do we Hold?

The Councils have a range of employer accreditations that we have worked very hard to achieve.

Our website has a full descriptive list of all our current accreditations and what this means for our employees.

What Wellbeing Support do our Staff Have Access to?

The Councils want to ensure all our employees have a safe comfortable place to work, ensuring that employees feel empowered to actively manage their own wellbeing both at work and at home.

The Councils have a large wellbeing section available on the website outlining our commitment to the wellbeing of the employees of the Council.

Where are we advertising?

Advertising Internally and Externally

If external, please apply via our website.

If internal, please apply via submitting your expression of interest to the relevant recruiting manager; a template for an expression of interest can be found on Connect.

Key Information:

If you any questions about the role, then please don't hesitate to contact the recruiting manager or the HR Team, who will be happy to answer any questions on the role or the Councils.

Closing date: 10 September 2023 at 11:30PM

The Councils reserve the right to close any and all vacancies at any time if there is judged to be a sufficient number of applications received.

Interview date: 22 September 2023

  • Location: NR7 0WF, England
  • Salary: £15296 - £15296 Per Annum £25,494 - £29,576 pro rata, per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Career Kinetics Limited
  • Posted: 14-Aug-2023
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