Job Vacancy: Senior Administration (Maternity Cover)

Full time, temporary contract for up to 11 months

Salary: £20,661 to £25,951 per annum, pro rata



An opportunity has arisen to join our Planning Support Team to cover a period of maternity leave.

The main duties involve managing the day to day workload of the Planning Support Team and providing monitoring & performance information to the Service’s management team. You will also be responsible for the maintenance and administration of the Planning database, FastPlanning. However this is due to be replaced and it is therefore anticipated that the postholder will be involved with the management of this project.

You will need to demonstrate excellent communication, decision making and problem ownership skills and will need a calm, pleasant and helpful manner.

You should have 5 GCSE’s (Grade C or above, or equivalent relevant experience), be competent, and able to demonstrate relevant experience, in the use of various IT systems and information management. Knowledge and understanding of planning regulations and procedures is also required.




Closing Date: 27 March 2018 (noon)

Interview Date:  13 April 2018

If you have not heard by the interview date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.


In return we offer a supportive environment in an organisation accredited with IIP, flexible working hours and a career average salary pension scheme.

North Devon Council believes in valuing diversity and is committed to equal opportunities.


For an application pack, please call 01271 388353, quoting reference SAO or use the documents below: 

If you require a copy of the application form, or job description, in an alternative format, please contact us.


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