Vacancy - Gloucestershire Strategic Planning Coordinator

An initial fixed period of up to three years £51,003 to £56,106

This is a unique, once in a career opportunity for a high performing and motivated strategic planning professional with big ambitions. You will lead work with partners to shape the future of Gloucestershire, a vibrant, successful and beautiful county with big growth ambitions.

This exciting new role is responsible to the Gloucestershire Economic Growth Joint Committee(GEGJC) to co-ordinate spatial planning across all six districts in the county. You will influence the future growth and success of our communities and places by facilitating the joint decisions of partner authorities to determine the most appropriate and sustainable broad locations for future development.

This post will lead the development of a high-level future growth strategy for Gloucestershire. Through the partnership with all Gloucestershire councils, GFirstLEP and partner agencies the strategy will set out our broad plans for sustainable growth to meet future housing, economic growth needs and infrastructure requirements.

You will have significant leadership skills and proven experience in working with political, community and business organisations to shape and develop successful places through strategic spatial planning. This is a demanding role, but it offers a fantastic opportunity to really make an enduring and positive contribution to the future of Gloucestershire, its businesses and its communities.

The post will report to the Chair of the GEGJC Senior Officer Group and will be located at GFirst LEP offices, Oxstalls, Gloucester. There will also be a requirement to travel across Gloucestershire for partnership working on a regular basis.

The post has been established for an initial three year period, applications on the basis of a secondment or consultancy will also be considered, providing the arrangement fulfils the requirements of the post.

For an informal discussion please contact Mike Dawson, Chair of the GEGJC Senior Officer Group, on 01684 272001.

Closing Date: Friday, 23 February 2018

The application form and more details can be found here.

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