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Head of Planning Policy

Salary £50,735 - £55,443 Per Annum

19 June 2020/Categories: Job Vacancies

Carlisle is the Capital of Cumbria, the City of the Lake District and the beating heart of the Borderlands.

Be part of our team and support Carlisle’s growth ambitions and the part it plays in the sub-region. We want to strengthen the area’s economy and provide a wide range of high-quality developments which make up a dynamic and successful city.

This ambition and potential is recognised by government. Carlisle is a lead partner and at the epicentre of the unique Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal partnership. Kingmoor Park Enterprise Zone is one of the largest in the north west and features in the latest Northern Powerhouse Investment prospectus. The new planned neighbourhoods that will form St Cuthbert’s Garden Communities will deliver 10,000 new homes to the south of the city.

The Head of Planning Policy is fundamental to the delivery of the growth agenda. The successful candidate will have experience and knowledge of planning policy and physical regeneration. The successful candidate will combine commercial acumen with public sector experience, respecting the needs of our local communities.

This post is full time and permanent post that will attract a relocation allowance of circa £5,000.

We also offer an excellent benefits package with flexible working, a generous pension scheme and fabulous development opportunities.

For further details and an application form please visit our website or for an informal discussion please contact Jane Meek, Corporate Director of Economic Development, at [email protected]

The closing date for applications is 12noon on Friday 10 July 2020 and interviews will take place week commencing 20 July 2020.

If you would like to apply for this post please return your completed application no later than 12noon on Friday 10th July 2020 to email [email protected]  quoting the vacancy ref V1918.


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