Principal Planning Officer x4 Posts
PO5: Starting salary £43,503 rising in annual increments to £46,347 pa including LW plus 7% market supplement
Lambeth is recruiting a Principal Planning Officer (Development Management) within its Planning, Transport & Development service to assist the Head of Development Management, Area Team Managers and Strategic Applications Manager in managing all aspects of the development management process and delivery of the council’s growth agenda.
Lambeth is a vibrant borough located in the heart of London and one which offers a wide and varied range of work. Its favourable position attracts iconic projects by international developers and world class architects such as the redevelopment of Shell Centre in Waterloo. The borough is unique in its variety of locations stretching from Waterloo and Vauxhall in the north, with a distinctive range of prominent riverside development opportunities, with lively and diverse town centres such as Brixton and Clapham, through to Streatham and West Norwood in the south.
Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a significant level of experience and knowledge of development management, ideally in a busy metropolitan area. You will manage a team of planning officers and will need to be able to deliver a high quality service, and negotiate the best possible development outcomes in a positive and solutions led manner. You will need to be an effective communicator who can engage well with developers, investors, partners and citizens and build good relationships with members. The role is essential in supporting the Council’s vision for inclusive growth, reducing inequality and building strong and sustainable neighbourhoods across the borough.
The post carries responsibility for establishing good working relationships with developers through Planning Performance Agreements to help bring about good sustainable development which will both encourage employment and new housing within the borough as well as help create the future shape of the borough.
The post’s salary attracts a market supplement of 7% per month.
For further details please contact Robert O’Sullivan on firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 7926 1427.
The closing date for receiving the completed application is Sunday 30 December 2018 at midnight.
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