Deputy Team Leader, Strategic Applications Team
Our client is busy Local Authority based in East London and they are seeking an experienced Deputy Team Leader for their Strategic Applications Team. You will oversee the team ensuring the effective delivery of planning application assessments, including the management of appeals. Reporting to the Team Leader your day to day duties will include allocating cases, singing off pre-applications responses, monitoring and managing performance and covering for the Team Leader when necessary. You may also have your own small caseload of applications to manage.
Applicants for this post must be qualified Town Planners with experience of local authority town planning. Your strong technical knowledge of UK planning legislation will need to be complimented with good management skills and the confidence and ability to direct a team. Critical to this role will be the ability to communicate effectively and to engage in negotiations that can often be sensitive and complex so you will need to be able to engage productively with third parties to develop good relationships that ensure successful development.
This is a contract that will initially run for 3 months but is expected to be an ongoing rolling contract, and the rate of pay offered will be up to £42/hr (inside IR35). A full JD is available on application so contact us ASAP for full details.