Group Manager - Planning & Building Control
Our client is looking to appoint a Group Manager Planning and Building Control to manage their Strategic Planning, Development Control and Building Control services. You will be required to work with key partners and Government bodies to develop the statutory Local Development Plan and supplementary planning guidance and policies including development briefs and monitoring reports to support the Local Development and Local Transport Plans.
On development management issues you will ensure all committee decisions are acted upon, giving instruction to staff as necessary. You will be required to project manage and oversee all external consultants and ensure effective monitoring and management of performance in order to develop effective partnerships with service providers and other stakeholders. Another key aspect of the role will be to lead on all issues relating to design and conservation advising colleagues in Development Control as well as other parts of the Council.
Working in support of the Divisional Director you will work as part of a senior management team to ensure a collaborative approach to service delivery across the Council, having responsibility to lead, manage, improve and develop service delivery within your particular service. You will hold budget management responsibility for the service group in line with the Council's financial regulations and contract procedure rules and ensure services provide value for money.
This is a permanent appointment and will pay £57,000-£70,000 + benefits. Our client is based in Essex. Please contact us for further information including a full detailed JD.