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Head of Planning Consents

Restoration & Renewal
Victoria, London SW1
circa £100,000 + benefits package
Closing date
13 Dec 2021

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Head of Planning Consents
circa £100,000 + benefits package
Victoria, London SW1

We are seeking a Head of Planning Consents to join our growing programme team. Reporting to the Programme Director, you will be responsible for providing leadership of the team to help enable the Programme to achieve its objectives through developing and maintaining an effective relationship.

You will also be responsible for managing effective relationships with internal and external parties including the R&R Sponsor Body, supply chain partners and within the Delivery Authority. Providing strategic direction to the Programme for consent and property related matters and ensuring the Delivery Authority is identifying, recording and addressing stakeholder issues in order to achieve the necessary consents.

To be successful in your application, you will be a Chartered Town Planner or hold a Member/Fellow of a relevant professional institution and have substantial experience of working within a major multi-disciplinary programme and/or multi-billion-pound complex projects. You will also have a proven track record of leading, developing and ensuring teams have the required capability and capacity to meet current and future organisational needs.

About Us
The Palace of Westminster is home to one of the busiest and most historic parliamentary institutions in the world and is an enduring symbol of our national identity. As one of the top 5 most recognisable buildings in the world, the Palace is visited by millions of tourists each year.  The Houses of Parliament Restoration & Renewal Programme has been set up to tackle all the work necessary to protect and preserve this UNESCO World Heritage site. It will be the biggest renovation of an historic building ever undertaken in the UK.

In addition to basic salary, we offer 30 days annual leave, a generous pension, discretionary bonus scheme, life assurance and payment of professional membership.

Candidates should apply by submitting a CV and cover letter stating your current salary and benefits, your suitability for the role and if you believe you have any current or potential conflicts of interest relating to this role.

To apply please click on the 'Apply Button'

We look forward to receiving your application by midday on Monday 13th December 2021.

Successful candidates will be required to complete security vetting to a minimum Counter Terrorist Check (CTC) level obtained through the Parliamentary Security Department (PSD). Candidates are required to pass these checks before a start date can be confirmed. Applicants should also be aware that, depending on the role applied for, if they have resided outside of the UK for a total of more than two of the last five years, they may not be eligible for vetting.


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