Senior Executive Planner – Cork City Council

Cork City Council is responsible for the management and development of the City of Cork. The City Council is committed to improving the quality of life for all the citizens and for those who work in or visit the city on a daily basis. Cork City Council is a dynamic, responsive, and inclusive organisation leading a prosperous and sustainable City. Cork has been and continues to be hugely successful in transforming itself into a location of choice for some of the world’s top companies.

An opportunity now exists in Cork City Council for the position of Senior Executive Planner.

This is a great opportunity to work in Cork City Council at a time of transformation and innovation. Managers at this level work within defined parameters relevant to the position, in accordance with the Local Authority’s vision and objectives as set out in its Corporate Plan.

This position is a senior position within the Council reporting to the Senior Planner and Director and/or other employee nominated by the Chief Executive. The Senior Executive Planner is responsible for managing elements of the Planning Authority and providing a multiplicity of services to Local Authorities.

Local authorities serve as vibrant and innovative Planning Authorities at the heart of delivering Project Ireland 2040. The role of Senior Executive Planner in a local authority is an excellent opportunity to engage with the active delivery of strategic policy across Development Management, Forward Planning and Project Delivery and contribute to a multi-disciplinary approach to Climate Action and Sustainable Transport.

The Senior Executive Planner will be required to work closely with the Senior Management Team and Elected Members to deliver the full range of services, implement local policy decisions and deliver on strategic corporate objectives and in accordance with the general policy direction of the elected council.

A full list of essential requirements is available in the Information Booklet.

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The Public Appointments Service is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourages applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.

Closing Date: 3pm Thursday 6 th June 2024