Principal Enforcement Officer

Location
Carshalton, Surrey
Salary
Grade 9 - £38,994 -  £46,578 per annum (£48,495 unconsolidated maximum)
Posted
24 May 2019
Closes
07 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner, Principal

Principal Enforcement Officer

We are looking for an experienced Enforcement Officer who is looking to further their career by managing a Planning Enforcement Team of 2/3 staff, leading on complex investigations and being part of a Development Management Team, with the opportunity of also dealing with applications (subject to 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 has an enabling approach to new development and this function is made possible by the work of the Planning Enforcement Team addressing inappropriate development having developed an excellent reputation for achieving compliance through early intervention and assertive negotiations.     
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.

We are looking for someone with experience of dealing with complex enforcement cases, a proven record of success in resolving breaches and an ability to communicate clearly with a wide range of audiences. Ideally you will have had previous experience of managing people within a Planning Team and can show how you have helped others to develop. 

The role would be ideal for someone seeking to expand their career options and add management experience to an already highly developed skill set. 

For a confidential discussion please phone Andy Webber, Head of Development Management & Strategic Planning on 0208 770 6119 or email andy.webber@sutton.gov.uk or Gavin Chinniah, Planning Manager on 0208 770 6345 (email gavin.chinniah@sutton.gov.uk)  

We offer:
Local Government Pension Scheme
27 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Bicycle loan facilities
Cycle to Work scheme
Flexitime
Interest free season ticket loans
Subsidised gym membership
Local and national discounts for shopping, eating out and leisure activities
Car parking scheme

Closing date - 14th June 2019 at 12 noon
Interview date - 5th July 2019

 

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