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Head of Development Management

Osborne Richardson
England, London, North London
Up to £500 per day
Closing date
4 Aug 2021
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Osborne Richardson have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Interim Head of Development Management to join our client, a busy forward thinking Local Authority based in North London.

Working alongside the existing Head of Development Management, the Head of Planning and the wider team you will work to deliver a programme of service transformation alongside assisting with the management of the service as well as it pipeline of projects and cases. You will assist in the management of the Planning Decisions; Planning Enforcement; Building Control; Land Charges and Operational Support teams within the wider Planning Service.

Our client has an ambition Local Plan as well as a large scale regeneration programme of work which includes the delivery of 25000 new homes up to 2039. The Development Management Service has a central role in helping deliver the this Growth agenda and the successful candidate will work with the team to build on existing strengths and help to implement and embed a service transformation programme.

To apply for this role it is absolutely essential you have recently worked at this level for a UK Local Authority and hold a relevant degree in Town Planning. A RTPI Membership would be beneficial. Proven service transformation experience and strong people management skills are absolutely essential as you will be managing staff from a diverse range technical disciplines. It is essential that you can work well under pressure and that you can communicate clearly with a wide range of stakeholders.

The role is role has initially been released as a 3 month contact but could be extended. This role is inside IR35and the rate offered will depend on your experience.


Osborne Richardson is widely accepted as one of the UK's market leading recruitment agency specialising in the town planning sector.

We are a specialist provider of recruitment consultancy services to town planning and regeneration candidates and have expert knowledge of the town planning and regeneration sectors.

We represent a wide variety of private and public sector employers including planning, property, architectural and engineering consultancies, private property companies, blue-chip retail and residential developers, regeneration agencies and other publicly funded organisations.

We're 100% candidate focussed which means that your needs are our starting point.

We offer a totally bespoke service to candidates so you can specify your requirements and we will work towards them.

Private Sector Roles – CJ Obi -  020 729 11150

Public Sector Roles – Thomas Atkinson 0207 580 1500

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