Development Management Team Leader

Employer
Carrington West
Location
Cambridgeshire
Salary
£50k per year
Closing date
18 Dec 2021
Reference
JO0000027666

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Sector
Local Authority
Job Level
Manager
Specialism
Other
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Job Details

Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in Cambridgeshire in the search for a Development Management Team Leader on a Permanent contract. Please find additional details below:
 
Responsibilities:
- To lead and direct a Development Management Team in an appropriate, efficient and effective manner in order to provide a high-quality DM service to all our customers.
- To provide appropriate specialist advice to, and work with the public, developers, agents, Members, key stakeholders and other persons and bodies as appropriate, in connection with development principles and all other related matters.
- Making a positive contribution to the development of relevant planning policies and related documents.
- To provide an efficient and effective service in terms of assessment of planning cases, considered recommendations and final delegated planning decisions on behalf of the Development Management Manager and where applicable, Planning Services Manager, and where applicable the Planning Service Manager.
- Preparing and presenting appropriate specialist technical evidence in response to planning appeals and other challenges to the decisions, and on behalf of, of the Local Planning Authority.
- To represent the Development Management Service and the Planning Department to external organisations, specifically at the Development Management Committees and at its related working parties and advisory groups.
- To attend internal and external meetings as appropriate, including evenings - representing the Development Management Manager and Planning Service.
- To liaise with the Planning Enforcement Team regarding the development of appropriate responses to unauthorised development, where appropriate, and Planning Specialists in assessing development proposals.
- To provide appropriate specialist technical inputs into major development schemes and departmental/corporate initiatives, as required.
- To assist the Development Management manager in the management of the service.
- Other duties and responsibilities anticipated as part of the role which arise within the section or department.
 
CV should demonstrate:
- Experience with managing/mentoring staff
- Dealing with complex and major schemes
- Experience with presenting at Planning Committees
- Extensive knowledge of current legislation and being able to decipher it
- Experience with liaising and working with team members, key personnel - both internally and externally and Members
- Be politically aware and sensitive
- Comprehensive knowledge of Windows and applications - including key Planning database systems and remote applications
- Ability to work independently and efficiently
- Full clean UK driver's licence
 
To apply for this role, it is essential that you have worked in a development management local authority planning department at a similar level. You should hold a Post-graduate degree in planning, regeneration or a related discipline, and have the eligibility for membership of RTPI.
 
The council are looking for candidates who will be able to hit the ground running and are offering flexible working arrangements.
 

Carrington West Pay Rate - £50,000 per/annum (Negotiable)
 
Job Ref - 27666

Please call Cameron de Wit on 02393 876014 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email myself or our planning team if you are short of time to chat:
[email protected]
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Carrington West's dedicated Town Planning Recruitment Team supply clients UK wide on both a permanent and contract basis and all levels of seniority. If this role is too senior, too junior or in a location that is unsuitable, but you are keen on options, please still feel free to apply and we can discuss other, often unadvertised roles with you.

Company

Carrington West has a dedicated team offering town planning jobs in the UK town planning sector. Our Town Planning Team operate within the interim, contract and permanent employment markets within town planning. Our town planning candidates benefit from many years’ experience of placing professionals into local authorities UK wide.

As well as our council client base, Carrington West service some of the most desirable town planning consultancy jobs available. We have considerable experience in recruiting for town planners, development management officers, policy planners, regeneration planners, conservation officers, project managers and urban designers from entry level through to Director / Head of Service. For a discrete conversation or to find out about the latest town planning jobs we have available, please contact our Town Planning Team today on 02392 704037.

 

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