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Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park, Forfar, DD8 1AX
£66,644 - £71,728 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36.25 hours per week

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Job Description

Based at Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park, Forfar.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Service Leader for a newly formed team of Planning and Sustainable Growth.

Bringing together the Council’s Planning, Building Standards and Economic Development functions you will undertake the responsibilities of Chief Planning Officer for Angus Council, including delivery of Development Planning, Development Management, Building Standards and other Planning functions.

You will also lead and manage services that contribute to inclusive, sustainable economic growth in Angus including job creation, employability, inward investment and business support. We are putting greater focus on Climate Change and Sustainability and you will have corporate responsibility for this. You will take lead corporate responsibility for the development, implementation and monitoring and review of the Council’s statutory Land Use Development Plans maximising the potential for inward investment and business growth as well economic development strategies which ensure Angus is a go to place to do business, where businesses can prosper and grow and is a destination of choice for visitors.

We are looking for effective and visible leadership and innovation in managing services to ensure that these services perform well and in line with corporate outcomes. You will be responsible for 4 teams - Development Standards, Development Plan and Climate Change, Building Standards and Economic Development.


Please refer to job outline, person specification and information sheet for further details and requirements for this job.We offer a guaranteed job interview to the following people who meet the essential criteria on application for a job:

Those with disabilities, recognised caring responsibilities and care experienced young people. This also applies to our own employees with caring responsibilities, young people on apprenticeships and placements who meet the essential criteria for the job.

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