Team Leader - Planning Development
This is a key role in our clients Development Management team and will require you to lead an area team working on a range of cases. Based in East London, you will join an extremely busy planning authority at the heart of some of London's most challenging and rapid development. Fundamentally you will have responsibility to deliver the council's statutory responsibilities for the determination of planning applications and under the Town and Country Planning Acts and related legislation.
This will be achieved through careful management of the planning process at each stage and you will be responsible for delegating and organising work for other team members to ensure delivery in line with the Council's established protocols. As a more senior member of the team you will on occasion be required to represent the Council as an expert witness on all issues involving development applications, pre-applications, Appeals and Public Inquires and in court where necessary.
The initial contract will last until the end of February with a view to extending. The rate will be £40-£45/hr so this is a well paid role and an excellent opportunity to work in a busy and fascinating area of development in London.