Planning Officer (DM) – Milton Keynes Council Vacancies

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Milton Keynes Council is currently offering Planning Officer (DM) – Milton Keynes Council Vacancies position for qualified individuals who are willing to work Full Time at their office in Milton Keynes, England, UK Be sure to check job specifications carefully before proceeding.

Job Title: Planning Officer (DM) – Milton Keynes Council Vacancies
Company Name: Milton Keynes Council
Job Location: Milton Keynes, England, UK
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Milton Keynes Council Jobs
Job Link Expiry: 2023-04-15
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Job Description:

Milton Keynes is unique. At the heart of the Oxford-Cambridge Arc, and a focus for growth outside of London, our recently adopted Plan:MK with its healthy housing land supply, aims to deliver at least 26,500 new homes by 2031. The Council has also begun working on its ‘Strategy for 2050’ to grow the population to over 400,000 people and deliver associated economic growth. Proactive, ambitious and hardworking, you will work with fellow officers and stakeholders to confidently and efficiently handle planning matters, so to deliver an effective development management service for Milton Keynes Council.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the work of the Development Management Team to individually and collectively deliver effective Development Management and continuous improvement to the service.
  • Keep up to date with changing technical, legislative and organisational requirements by undertaking appropriate development and training.
  • Attend and present cases at the Development Control Panel when required.
  • Regularly carry out site inspections and attend site meetings held away from the normal place of work.
  • Building and maintaining positive and effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders providing a professional approach, focused on achieving results.
  • Ensuring that all planning applications are efficiently and professionally determined whilst delivering an excellent customer service experience.
  • Utilizing creative problem-solving skills when required.
  • Champion equality and diversity across the Council and the wider Borough.
  • Shadow and support senior officers on major applications and larger cases in order to support the team and expand your knowledge and experience of larger development.

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent written and confident verbal communication skills, including the handling emotive situations.
  • Strong IT skills and experience of case management databases and DPA/GDPR compliance.
  • A proactive nature and ability to work using own initiative – making constructive contributions.
  • An ability to plan, manage and organize your own work and work to deadlines
  • Natural ability to maintain and build effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Outstanding customer service skills – for customers and colleagues.
  • Knowledge and experience of Development Management and town planning, ideally including a degree level qualification in Town and Country Planning (or similar).
  • Experience working in, and encouraging, a culture of continuous improvement – driving and supporting change.

Job Details:

Company: Milton Keynes Council

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Milton Keynes, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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