Just twelve miles north from London, they’re a central, dynamic borough with big plans for the future. With excellent transport links to the capital and a backdrop that is 80% green belt, Hertsmere is a fantastic place to live that remains committed to growth for the future.
Having already launched a number of initiatives, they’re now bringing forward an innovative growth programme delivered through a new Local Plan. Working with public and private sector partners across the South West, they’re creating new and rewarding opportunities. These include the delivery of potential new garden villages and suburbs, as well as 9,000 homes and jobs by 2036.
Hertsmere Borough Council are seeking an exceptional Head of Planning to deliver exciting new local and strategic plans. Using years of experience and expert knowledge on Town Planning, you’ll drive forward growth throughout the area.
Your role will be vital. A highly motivated and dedicated leader, you’ll lead on place-making and economic ambitions for the borough. You’ll work closely with elected Members, developers and partners to deliver key priorities and ensure goals are met to schedule. Liaising with private sector developers and public investors, you’ll deliver a mixed range of development opportunities set around a Green Belt environment.
Whilst driving growth and change, you’ll always remember the message behind Hertsmere’s growth:
Working with you, for you, improving our communities, our places.
This role offers the chance to truly leave your mark on a growing borough, whilst honing your skillset across a growth of planning matters.
Exciting work is not all that awaits you. With 36 days annual leave plus family friendly policies and a firm commitment to your continued professional development, you’ll be able to fulfil your career potential.
To find out more about this exciting senior planning opportunity, visit Hertsmere’s dedicated recruitment
Start your application to see where this role could take you!