£41,699 to £49,538
25 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Manager, Team Leader
Development Control

Team Leader (Development Management) - £41,699 to £49,538 inclusive of London weighting. Plus essential car user allowance and Local Government Pension Scheme.

Closing Date: 10am Monday 21 August 2017

Interviews: week commencing 28 August 2017

Three Rivers District Council, situated in south west Hertfordshire, is a high achieving organisation at the leading edge of public services. The Development Management Service continually achieves outstanding performance.  It continues to strive for excellence with investment in the service development and ICT central to our continuing success.

On the fringe of London, the District is experiencing significant development pressure, with a variety of planning applications. The District is a mixture of beautiful countryside, villages and small towns with many Conservation Areas, Listed Buildings and major areas of Green Belt and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  The area has a diverse range of businesses and is a centre for the film industry with Warner Brothers at Leavesden forming part of a studio cluster along with nearby Elstree and Pinewood.

We are looking to appoint at Team Leader level.  Successful candidates will have a proven track record in Development Management or other relevant experience.  The role offers an ideal opportunity to take your career to the next stage with a forward-looking authority that has an excellent track record of improvements and commitment to learning.  We have a diverse and exciting workload and are a friendly and dedicated team.

As Team Leader you would be handling your own caseload of large planning applications whilst leading, managing and coordinating the activities of the Development Management team to deliver sustainable and effective development of the District and provide professional advice and support on all planning matters.  You will have a key role in the delivery of major development in the area and would oversee significant projects such as HS2 applications and the Council’s own property development. 

There are opportunities to lead on the enforcement functions of the Development Management team and supervision of other regulatory functions which will provide a platform for expanding your knowledge and management skills.

We offer a competitive package which includes up to 28 days annual leave (increasing to 30 days with 5 years’ service), Local Government Pension Scheme, paid professional membership subscription, development and training opportunities, free staff parking, leisure and travel discounts and a number of other benefits.

How to apply:

Please go to our website by clicking apply and complete our application form.

For an informal discussion contact Kimberley Rowley (Head of Regulatory Services) at or Claire Westwood (Team Leader) at or telephone 01923 776611.

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