About the directorate

We take pride in our planning achievements. We have an up-to-date local plan having recently been reviewed in 2022. We have ambitious plans to improve our service delivery plus exciting major housing and employment developments on the horizon.

We're a local authority with big ambition. We want to do things bigger, bolder, and better than we have before. In your role, you'll be able to see the direct impact and influence you can have through your day-to-day work, helping to shape the future of Barnsley.

Barnsley is a sound choice for your next career move. It has a settled team and manageable workloads. The work is interesting and diverse covering both urban and rural projects with numerous heritage assets.

Joining our team means you will have an chance to thrive in a flexible working environment. You'll work as part of a friendly and dedicated team, and benefit from continuous training and development opportunities. Elevate your career with us - where your expertise meets our commitment to excellence!

We're committed to supporting and developing all our staff and creating a culture that's inclusive, innovative and enjoyable and they support their staff in maintaining a good work life balance. Barnsley offers an excellent package of benefits.

Find out about and apply for the Group Leader role