North Norfolk is an attractive rural District with beautiful coastline, fantastic landscapes and big skies within easy reach of the fine City of Norwich.

We are looking for a talented planning support manager with outstanding operational and people management skills to join our award winning planning department.

Your role will be to review the effectiveness of operational processes across the planning department and support the relevant managers and departments to design and implement changes accordingly. You will provide technical support to all aspects of the planning service ensuring that all planning and other related applications are validated and registered in accordance with legislative requirements effectively advising customers, agents and elected members on the validation process.

Managing a small team you will be responsible for the ongoing management of the department’s specialist software packages working closely with colleagues across the organisation to implement any recommendations brought forward from the Councils digital transformation programme.

With a customer first mentality you will develop and promote the department’s web services to ensure ease of access to information in order to improve services to customers and other users.

If you possess the skills, knowledge and experience required to fulfil this role and wish to be part of a dedicated, ambitious and award winning team, with a varied and challenging workload – we would like to hear from you.

North Norfolk District Council is committed to equality and diversity in employment and encourages applications from all sections of the community. We offer employees a friendly working environment, flexible working hours, a career average pension scheme and take pride in achieving Investors in People Silver standard. North Norfolk District Council put environmental considerations at the heart of its service delivery. View our Environmental Charter: Home | Climate Emergency (

North Norfolk District Council offers a hybrid way of working with an opportunity for the successful applicant to split their week between home working and working in our Cromer Office. The successful applicant will require a stable broadband connection.

Please note that we do not accept CVs unless accompanied by a fully completed application form. Please send all completed application forms to

For an informal discussion please contact: Phillip Rowson on 01263 516135 or email

Closing date: 9.00am Monday 1st November 2021

Interviews: Friday 12th November 2021

Last updated: 5th October 2021