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NNDC - A better place to work

North Norfolk is a beautiful rural District with a stunning coastline and attractive landscapes, yet still within easy reach of the bustling cosmopolitan city of Norwich.

We are seeking enthusiastic and driven individuals to join our forward thinking planning department here at North Norfolk District Council (NNDC). You will have good attention to detail and be able to work in your own initiative.

There are 3 main areas within Planning, Development Management, Major Projects and Planning Policy.

Working within Development Management and Major Projects you will have a proven record of being responsible for your own caseload of planning applications and for achieving quality planning outcomes and meeting national and local performance outcomes. The role provides a real opportunity for you to commit to delivering a high quality, effective and efficient customer focused service.

NNDC is looking to deliver growth to meet the needs of the local area over the next 20 years and working within Planning Policy you will be committed to delivering a sound local plan which makes NNDC’s aspirations real. You will have experience of developing Local Plan Policies and assessing potential site allocations to assist in delivering the new Local Plan for North Norfolk. Knowledge or experience of neighbourhood planning would be beneficial.

The opportunity to work within the Planning Department at NNDC is a real opportunity for someone who wants to be involved in making a difference to the future of the district.

NNDC is committed to providing training and development opportunities to more than meet CPD requirements and the organisation has secured the Investors in People Gold Award. We are a friendly, supportive and empowering organisation to work for. NNDC operates a flexitime scheme, career average pension and 24 days annual leave (rising to 29 days after 5 years’ service).

NNDC is committed to equality and diversity in employment and encourages applications from all sections of the community. We are known for our flexibility and our friendly working environment.

Please note we do not accept CVs without a completed application form. Please send applications to  

If you would like any further information on working within the planning team either as a planning officer or you wish to discuss any other opportunities which may be available please contact, Susan Sidell, HR Business Partner,

Head of planning job at NNDC

Last updated: 5th June 2018