Development Management Team Leader

Lewisham, London (Greater)
£49,200 - £51,117 pa (PO7)
13 Feb 2019
10 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Team Leader

Exciting opportunities to play a key role in the borough’s strategic place making agenda

The role

Lewisham is undergoing huge transformation with unparalleled levels of investment, and a regeneration programme for the area more ambitious than any since the Victorian era. With major developments in Catford, Lewisham, Deptford, New Cross and others across the borough, award winning schemes, two Housing Zones and the Bakerloo Line extension, that transformation is well underway.

We are seeking a team leader who will be an important member of the wider Planning senior management team, helping to promote and deliver this growth sustainably and to the highest standard.

The work we have is diverse, exciting and challenging and you will be working with a friendly team that is dedicated, positive and focussed on quality and high performance


Laurence House, Catford, SE6 4RU

What we’re looking for

We are looking for an individual who has the necessary attitude, energy and drive to be a strong role model with a personal commitment to high standards and integrity, to deliver high performance as well as innovation to continue to improve the service.

As a team leader, you will working collaboratively with the Group Manager, fellow Team Leader and the Major & Strategic Projects Manager.  You will be committed to lead, manage and co-ordinate all the activities of a development management area based team to drive the sustainable and effective development of the borough forward.

You will manage a team of officers at various professional grades and experience, provide professional advice and professional support to the team in determining planning applications and ensure all development in the borough is dealt with consistently and in accordance with current planning legislation.

In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.

Salary details

£49,200 - £51,117 pa (PO7)

Further information

For an informal discussion, please contact Chris Dale Service Group Manager – Development Management on 0208 314 3979

Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

To find out more, including a full job description and person specification, and to apply, please follow this link which will take you directly to the role.

Closing date

Sunday 10 March 2019 at 11:59pm

Interview Date: TBC

The Council reserves the right to close adverts early if there is a large response.

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