Senior Advisor, Development Planning

Expiring today

Flexible in any NRW office (Wales)
Grade 6 - £33,424
02 Oct 2019
21 Oct 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Senior Advisor, Development Planning

  • Location: Flexible in any NRW office
  • Grade & Salary: 6 - £33,424
  • Post number: 200041
  • Type of contract: Fixed term until 18/05/2022
  • Work pattern: Full time

Closing date: 21 October 2019

Benefits: Civil Service pension, 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days over 5 years, flexible working options, occupational health including counselling and advisory services and eye care, tax-free childcare and salary sacrifice schemes.

Role Purpose

The post holder will provide the professional and technical expert role within the local Development Planning Team.   They will usually case manage the most significant complex and high-profile casework in the team, oversee NRWs advice to Local Development Plans and coach and mentor colleagues.  They will ensure NRW advice is robust, evidence based and delivered to deadline. They will contribute their technical expertise and experience not only to the immediate team but also to colleagues across the wider DPAS service and other departments.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Excellent knowledge and substantial experience of environmental assessment and development planning processes.
  • Excellent understanding and significant experience of the development sector.
  • Experience of community liaison and public engagement activities in relation to major projects.
  • Able to communicate and negotiate effectively with stakeholders at senior management levels.
  • Good written and spoken communication skills and an ability to represent both the technical and strategic aspects of Development Planning work to non-specialists, both within NRW and externally, in a concise and effective way.
  • Able to analyse complex information and situations, solve problems and make sound judgements.
  • Able to coach and mentor others effectively.
  • Able to manage projects and lead virtual task groups.
  • Strong and effective self-management and organisational skills

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