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Information and Monitoring Officer - Planning Policy and Economic Development
  • Employer: Runnymede Borough Council
  • Reference: 811P
  • Published: Wed 15/01/2020, 10:55 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/02/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £29,274 - £36,068 dependent on experience and qualifications
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Centre, Surrey

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Information and Monitoring Officer - Planning Policy and Economic Development

We are looking for someone who has a flair for data research, analysis and monitoring to support the work of the Planning Policy and Economic Development Business Unit. This could be demonstrated through achievements in any sector – public, private or Not-for-Profit, but experience in a planning or environmental field would be helpful. 

You will primarily be responsible for monitoring and analysing data to provide feedback on the effectiveness of planning policies to inform the work of the planning policy and economic development teams.  

We are looking for a data analyst who can confidently derive meaningful insights and narratives from complex data to assist and influence decision making.  You will work closely with the planning policy team, but also with economic development, development management, GIS and other council officers as well as external stakeholders.

We are looking for a highly organized individual with a positive attitude, who can work to deadlines, is a good team player and has strong numerical, verbal and report writing skills.  You will also possess a full driving license with access to a vehicle insured for business use.

It is an exciting time to join Runnymede Borough Council as we take our new Local Plan through independent examination towards adoption, introducing new policies whose effectiveness needs to be monitored.  In addition, we are in the process of introducing the Council’s first Community Infrastructure Levy, delivering new funds for community infrastructure and projects which also need to be monitored.

Runnymede is a highly attractive place to live and work, located close to London and within one of the most economically dynamic locations in the UK, but home to a number of historic towns and villages and surrounded by beautiful countryside and parks.

In addition to a competitive salary, Runnymede Borough Council offers a competitive benefits package including:

  • 23 days annual leave rising to 28 days subject to length of service
  • flexible working arrangements
  • employer pension contribution
  • a relocation benefits package and mortgage/rental equalisation scheme
  • a free health cash plan scheme (after 3 years’ service) and medical support
  • payment of professional fees
  • discounted sports membership

The Council also offers extensive training and development opportunities and a supportive workplace culture that allows you to develop and grow.

To apply, please provide your CV and supporting statement outlining how your knowledge, skills and experience match the requirements of the role online at Full information, including the Job Description, Person Specification and other details about Runnymede Borough Council, is available in the Extra Information attachment on the website. If it is difficult for you to apply online, please contact Human Resources via email or on 01932 425514

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note as we receive a large number of applications, if you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, regretfully you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Closing date: Sunday 2nd February 2020