Lead Officer DM Applications - £50/hr
Excellent opportunity to take on the role of Lead Officer within our clients DM Team. This will be a busy and demanding role but very rewarding as you will have a key role in helping shape development across the Borough. As Lead Officer you will make full use of your strong technical knowledge of UK planning legislation to lead on key projects and ensure obligations are met by key stakeholders.
You will report to the Head of DM and oversee the work of a team working on various applications at all stages. You will act as a mentor to junior members of the team. A key responsibility will be working to ensure work is distributed across the team and you will need to be acutely aware of the teams strengths in delivering the planning service. You will continuously be looking for ways to improve the team and you will have a strong customer focus in your approach to work.
As a Lead Officer you will be represent the Council in meetings and you will act as a key contact for resolving any major issues. You will need to be confident in your negotiation skills and well organised and disciplined in leading projects.
The role will last at least 6 months with scope to extend for some time. Our client is based in South West London. Pay rate will be £45-£50/hr (umbrella).