Service Manager - Development Management

Torbay, Devon
£41,846 - £44,697
01 Aug 2018
19 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

Torbay Council is seeking to recruit a new Service Manager for the Development Management team to facilitate the growth and regeneration of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham as set out in the Local Plan and to work closely with the senior management team. We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Development Management professional, who is a member of the RTPI, to join our team.  The successful applicant will take on a wide range of projects and work with senior managers to review processes and procedures within Development Management to ensure that the team provides an excellent customer service.

We are looking for an individual with a strong desire to contribute to the delivery of successful place making and deliver the Council’s key growth agenda, while also overseeing other complex and challenging development proposals and guiding planning officers.

The Service Manager will be responsible for the Development Management team, guiding officers and advising Members in both the strategic direction of the team and the growth of Torbay.            

We believe this is an exciting opportunity and would suit an experienced individual looking for a new challenge, the opportunity to shape the future of the team and deliver regeneration.

We offer a fantastic range of staff benefits that include:

•25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (rising to 31 days with 5 years of local government service)

•Flexible working hours

•Generous relocation scheme

•Agile/remote working arrangements

•Generous Local Government pension scheme

•Support for training and professional development

•A childcare voucher scheme

•An employee discount scheme

•Free confidential counselling and coaching service

If you would like an informal discussion on the post please contact Robert Brigden, interim Team Leader on 01803 208803 or Mark Irving, Service Manager, Support and Development on 01803 207795.

Closing date: 19 August 2018

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