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Various Locations within The Highland Council, IV1 1DY
£36,418.00 - £39,822.00 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Post Title:   Planner (Development Monitoring) - Major Developments
Location:     Flexible
Hours:         35 hpw
Duration:    Fixed Term until 30 April 2023
Salary:         £36,418 - £39,822

Internal applicants: Secondment opportunity – please seek Line Manager approval prior to applying

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

The Highland Council are seeking a focused and driven individual to work within our Strategic Projects Team to facilitate and support the delivery of large-scale developments.  Delivering against targets set out for our value added services you will report directly to the Strategic Projects Team Leader in the Environment and Infrastructure Service.

You must be a Chartered Town Planner, able to take on a varied workload with experience in a wide range of planning work, including development management and enforcement.  Professionalism, self-motivation and an ability to problem solve will be required in order to ensure key deliverables and targets are met.

We believe that our staff are our best asset and we are looking for people with foresight and innovation who will seek to deliver an exceptional service to applicants and developers from the Council’s Planning Service. In return we offer excellent terms and conditions and a genuine commitment to the wellbeing of our staff.

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity within the Economy Planning Project that is part of the Council’s Improvement and Transformation Programme then please read the attached Job and Person Specification and apply online. If you would like further information please visit to learn more about the Highland Council’s Priorities. If you have any questions regarding the post of Planner (Development & Monitoring), please contact Simon Hindson, Strategic Projects Team Leader, email: or Tel 01463 785 047.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support via quoting the post reference number above.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated.

Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


Post qualification experience in a wide range of planning work, including development management and enforcement

Chartered Town Planner - full membership of the RTPI

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