Planning Manager (Development Management)

Environment, Housing and Regeneration Offices, 24 Denmark Road, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 2JG
Grade 10 - £47,541 - £55,569 (£57,627
04 Jul 2018
24 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Manager, Planner

Salary: Grade 10 - £47,541 - £55,569 (£57,627 achievable through good performance in line with our appraisal process) - starting salary negotiable and dependent on experience

Here in Sutton, we have a clear vision, supported by a newly adopted Local Plan. Our residents enjoy a high quality of life, green spaces, a safe environment and excellent schools and expect us to protect these special characteristics while delivering homes, jobs and the infrastructure to support growth.

We have a highly developed vision for growth centred on our masterplan for Sutton Town Centre, linked to the ambitious development framework for the London Cancer Hub in the south of the Borough, which aims to position Sutton as a world class leader in the field of research and treatment of cancer.

Sutton’s Development Management team has a leading role in enabling the development and regeneration of a number of large and important sites throughout the borough. The Team has an excellent performance record and has already delivered on a number of significant projects, most notably within Sutton Town Centre and Hackbridge, alongside others in our district and industrial centres. We anticipate significant growth across the Borough and we to need to match our ambition with people with the appropriate level of experience which includes a proven track record of delivering major schemes to a high standard. 

With the establishment of Sutton Living Ltd, our Local Authority Housing Company, a school expansion programme, proposals for a Tramlink extension and a recently adopted Local Plan, market interest is high and we offer a varied and stretching caseload. We are committed to providing an excellent service to our residents and are passionate about creating places where people want to live and work. We have also been recognised as being one of the top performing Local Planning Authorities.

An exciting opportunity has become available where the Development Management Team is looking for an experienced Planner Manager with 5 years or more experience of managing in Development Management and a proven track record of excellence in delivering service improvements and managing major developments. 

The post is permanent and you will be in a high profile position, leading on performance management and case management of major/strategic applications. In addition to a competitive salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 31 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan, a career average pension scheme and flexible working hours. 

If you wish to discuss this position or have any questions relating to the post please contact either Andy Webber, Head of Development Management and Strategic Planning on 020 8770 6119 or Simon Latham, Assistant Director of Housing, Planning and Regeneration on 020 8770 4006.

Closing date: Tuesday 24th July 2018 at 12:00 noon

Interviews to take place on the morning of Friday 27th July and the afternoon of Tuesday 31st July.

Come and find out more!
Meet us at Sutton station for a tour of the town centre on the evening of Wednesday 18th July 2018, and then join us at one of our local restaurants for drinks to hear more about our plans. Please ensure you book your place to receive full information about the evening.

For more details on the role, our projects and plans, what we can offer you, and details on how to apply, please click here.

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