Deputy Area Team Leader - £60/hr
Our client has requirement to recruit at Principal Officer grade to the role of Deputy Team Leader in their Development Management team. As well as providing supervision and technical expertise to the team (c7 members) you will lead on a number of challenging projects and you will represent the Council in all aspects of the planning approval process acting as the lead in negotiations with developers and the GLA.
You will be responsible for producing and delivering on the team plan for your team and monitoring its delivery to align with both corporate and departmental aims in line with relevant planning policy. You will help manage all functions under the remit of the DM team including dealing with appeals cases.
To apply for this role you will need previous experience leading a team and a proven track record managing major, complex planning applications. We would expect you to be RTPI accredited and you will need a comprehensive understanding of central government and planning policy issues. You will need good leadership skills and knowledge of financial processes and management within a local authority environment alongside an appreciation of the HR issues and employment legislation effecting your team's day to day work.
Our client is a local authority in SE London. They will offer a contract until at least April next year (6 months) and pay up to £60/hr (umbrella).