Development Manager

£37,336 to £41,418 per annum

Yare House, Norwich and home- working
37 hours per weekFull-timePermanent

Our Planning department is a small, friendly team, with a good service record and high ambitions. We are seeking a dedicated and motivated planning professional to join the Strategic Services Directorate as Development Manager, to supervise the development management and enforcement services within the Planning team.

As Development Manager, you will provide day to day support and guidance to planning officers, and process planning and other applications to the Broads Authority as the Local Planning Authority for the Broads. You will manage the day-to-day delivery of the service to promote sustainable development and protect the local distinctiveness and special character of the area. You will have regular interactions with Broads Authority Members and will be operating in a political arena.

You will need to have experience of working in a planning function. You will hold a membership to a relevant professional qualification.

The role will be based at our office in Norwich, with flexibility for home working.

If you would prefer an application pack to be sent to you please contact 01603 610734.

Application forms should be emailed when completed to or sent by post to Broads Authority, Yare House, 62-64 Thorpe Road, Norwich, NR1 1RY, to arrive not later than 12pm Monday 24 June 2024. 

Interviews will be held in Norwich on Monday 01 July 2024.

If you would like to discuss this post prior to submitting an application please contact If you would like to discuss this post prior to applying, please contact Ruth Sainsbury, Head of Planning by email or Human Resources, on 01603 610734.

Please note we require a completed application form and will not accept stand alone CVs.

Applicants requiring acknowledgement of their postal application must enclose a stamped addressed envelope.