Development Management Team Leader

England, London, East London
£25 - £35 per hour
05 Dec 2017
02 Jan 2018
Ollie Melton
Full Time

Development Management Team Leader

Building and Construction - East London

My client, a local authority based in East London are looking for a Development Management Team Leader to join their team within the Building and Construction industry. The vacancy will run for a minimum of 3-6 months with the potential for extension based on performance and internal circumstances.

The Role:

To have operational supporting management responsibilities for a Development Management team in order to achieve a high quality customer focused service. In particular, to manage aspects of the Team's performance (paying particular regard to members of the team who undertake separate specialist tasks) so that targets for validation, provision of pre-application advice, application processing, appeals and any other service duty are met or exceeded.

Duties for Development Management Team Leader:

  • Managing a team of Planning Professionals in an allocated area of the Borough
  • Evaluating and making recommendations on applications, including Major applications, and appeals.
  • Investigating, assessing, and making recommendations about planning enforcement and associated legal processes.
  • Maintaining the efficient and effective execution of all regulatory and discretionary services and procedures whilst maintaining and enhancing the good reputation of the service and Council.
  • Providing advice and information on planning issues to the public, developers, members, other Council Officers and other stakeholders Representing the Council at Community Forums, Working Groups and Committees, etc. as required Contributing to the implementation of new systems, guidance, practices and procedures to facilitate the continuous improvement of the service.
  • Engage with all relevant stakeholders and negotiate effectively on behalf of the Council to ensure the delivery of high quality infrastructure rich development.

Essential Requirements:

  • Previous experience as a Development Management Team Leader within a UK Local Authority
  • Minimum of 5 years public sector planning experience at a senior level
  • Experience handling major/strategic applications
  • RTPI Membership

To discuss the Development Management Team Leader vacancy, or any similar Building and Construction roles near East London, please contact Ollie Melton or email your updated CV today.