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Principal Developer Contributions Officer

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
£33799 to £39782 per annum (Grade J)
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
20/02/2020 at 23:59 PM
Vacancy Description

A new opportunity at a senior level has arisen in the Economic Development and Infrastructure Team at West Berkshire District Council.

The team is currently focusing on funding infrastructure through developer contributions and the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) and is now seeking to recruit to a vacant post to assist in the management and delivery of CIL.

As the Council’s Principal Developer Contributions Officer, you will be responsible for the continued implementation of the Council’s Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) as well as planning obligations through S106 agreements. You will have responsibility for ensuring the collection and spending of CIL is monitored effectively and importantly, assist the Team Leader in reviewing the Council’s CIL charging schedule and infrastructure delivery plan alongside the emerging Local Plan.

This post will assist in providing an essential co-ordinating role between the Development and Planning Service and infrastructure providers within and outside the Council, ensuring improved co-ordination between the delivery of new development and the provision of additional infrastructure requirements emerging through the Local Plan.

You will need to be someone that relishes a challenge, has a keen eye for detail and is self-motivated. You will have a proven record in managing the Community Infrastructure Levy as well as managing a small team on a daily basis and experience of liaising with parishes and town councils. Added to this, you will have excellent organisational skills, a good understanding of IT systems along with strong numerical, communication, influencing and negotiation skills.

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 28 days per annum rising to a maximum of 33 days.

Equal Opportunities
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
How to apply

Please complete an online application form.

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