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Vacancy Details

Planning Systems Manager

Lancaster City Council
£33,782 - £38,390 per annum
Lancaster / Morecambe
Working Pattern:
Evenings/Flexible Hours/Full Time/Weekends
37 hours per week. Monday to Friday.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
23/06/2021 at 17:00
Lancaster City Council

Do you have the skills and ambition to deliver effective and efficient systems-based leadership to the Council’s Planning and Place Service?

If you have the experience and technical expertise to lead on the procurement and project management of new ICT systems, then we would like to hear from you.

We are looking to recruit a dynamic individual who will be responsible for developing and implementing solutions and procedures for ICT technical projects, systems management and administration, and delivering service improvements.  Working closely with senior officers in our Development Management Team, you will be the Service’s lead professional as a source of specialist IT technical advice.

You should be able to demonstrate your ability to adapt and improve business procedures, have experience of system administration for back-office IT applications, the ability to write SQL to interrogate database systems, an excellent working knowledge of MS Access, the skills to utilise ArcGIS technology to create maps along with experience of creating and maintaining web content

This post is permanent.  The hours of work for this position are 37 hours per week, working Monday to Friday. You will be based at Morecambe Town Hall (although the postholder would currently work predominantly from home due to the pandemic).

The Council currently operates an excellent Flexible Working Hours Scheme which applies to this post. Subject to the needs of this business, this may allow employees to work between the hours of 6:00am-10:30pm.

Lancaster City Council has unanimously declared a climate emergency and will therefore work towards reducing carbon emissions to net-zero by 2030. As part of this role, you will be expected to participate and work towards reducing carbon emissions.

We are a Forces Friendly employer, and an Armed Forces Covenant committed organisation. We welcome applications from defence reserves and other members of our armed forces community.

For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Mark Cassidy, Head of Planning and Place on 01524 582390.

Excellent benefits include: A Local Government Pension Scheme (the Council makes a 15.5% contribution). Discounted gym membership and discount on days out, activities and retail.

Interview date: W/C 5th July 2021

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Telephone: 01524 582000


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