Team Manager (Development Management

Location
England, Berkshire
Salary
£40 - £45 per hour
Posted
08 Aug 2017
Closes
15 Aug 2017
Ref
OR/075886
Contact
Public Sector Team
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a Local Authority based in Berkshire, and they are seeking an experienced Team Manager for their Development Management team. You will oversee a team of up to 5 Senior Planning Officers and Planning Officer to ensure the effective delivery of planning application assessments, including the management of appeals. As well as day to day management of your team you may, on occasion, be called to act as an expert witness and assist with complex major applications.

Applicants for this post must be qualified Town Planners with experience of local authority town planning. Your strong technical knowledge of UK planning legislation will need to be complimented with good management skills and the confidence and ability to direct a team. Critical to this role will be the ability to communicate effectively and to engage in negotiations that can often be sensitive and complex so you will need to be able to engage productively with third parties to develop good relationships that ensure successful development.

A full JD is available.

The post is initially offered as a 3 month contract with an hourly rate of between £40 - £45.