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Principal CIL and S106 Officer Senior CIL and S106 Officer CIL and S106 Officer

Employer
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils
Location
Richmond and Wandsworth
Salary
Salary from: £33,904 - £53,336
Closing date
5 Mar 2023

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The Role

Do you have an excellent understanding of CIL and S106?

Do you want to join a positive and ambitious team?

Are you looking for working arrangements that enhance your work-life balance?

If you answered yes, we want to hear from you.

Wandsworth and Richmond Councils have exciting opportunities within the Spatial and Transport Planning Service, administering CIL and S106. We are recruiting to fill a number of roles in our growing team:

Principal CIL and S106 Officer

Senior CIL and S106 Officer

CIL and S106 Officer

About the Roles:

Principal CIL and S106 Officer

Principal CIL and S106 Officer | Jobs and careers with Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

The Principal CIL and S106 Officer will act as a professional expert working on high profile development casework across both Boroughs, providing comprehensive professional advice to colleagues and Senior Managers and liaising with developers and residents. You will lead, coach and motivate the team in both CIL and S106 matters, supervising the team’s work programme and providing support to Senior CIL and S106 Officers in supervising day to day tasks of the team to ensure delivery of an excellent service. You will also ensure CIL and S106 cases are managed in accordance with legislation and will respond to requests for CIL reviews and appeals as required. You will lead on preparation of reports, including annual and internal reporting as required and monitoring of performance against agreed measures. The successful candidate will be solution focussed and adept at exploring issues, assessing options and implementing service improvements.

Senior CIL and S106 Officer

Senior CIL and S106 Officer | Jobs and careers with Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

The Senior CIL and S106 Officer will work on a range of case work from householder applications to high profile developments across both Boroughs, providing comprehensive professional advice to colleagues and Senior Managers, and liaising with developers and residents. You will have responsibility for ensuring the Council complies with legislative requirements in administering and collecting CIL and monitoring S106 planning obligations, providing supervision of day to day tasks of the team to ensure delivery of an excellent service. You will ensure the Councils collect CIL and S106 in a timely manner, leading on projects to ensure processes are streamlined and efficient. You will also ensure the Councils comply with reporting requirements and internal performance management targets, working to agreed and identifiable timescales.

CIL and S106 Officer

CIL and S106 Officer | Jobs and careers with Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

The CIL and S106 Officer will work on a wide range of casework, including householder applications and major developments, providing CIL and S106 advice to colleagues within the Councils, while engaging with residents and developers to ensure compliance with the CIL requirements.

Who we are:
There is a variety of different types and scale of development in Richmond and Wandsworth, from the iconic Battersea Power Station and the Ram Brewery to small residential extensions. The team works across both Councils, with an extensive CIL and S106 caseload administering CIL and monitoring S106 agreements that relate to this development. Developer contributions collected ensure necessary infrastructure to support Local Plan priorities can be delivered, whilst planning obligations ensure site specific mitigation of the impacts of new development for the benefit of residents, businesses and the local community.

We are positive and ambitious – When you join us, you’ll apply the same approach.

You will:

  • Take a proactive role in administering the CIL and monitoring S106 agreements.
  • Support colleagues in understanding and applying the CIL legislation.
  • Have an eye for detail, a high level of precision and proven information management and numeracy skills, ensuring collection of CIL and S106 is carried out accurately and effectively.
  • Have a professional approach, with the ability to communicate complex information to a broad range of customers, internal colleagues and senior managers.
  • Independently handle an extensive caseload and meet challenging deadlines to ensure that the Spatial and Transport Planning Service is recognised as delivering an excellent service to all of our customers.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity in more detail, please contact Fiona Cross, Information and Planning Obligations Team Manager on 0208 871 6309 or email fiona.cross@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk

Why choose us?
In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance.

These include home working (dependent on service need), and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays.

In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

At Richmond and Wandsworth Councils, we care more about how you work and what you achieve, rather than where you work on any given day. The difference you can make to our local communities is what really matters most to us, service delivery must always come first. We have carefully considered agile ways of working to provide the best experience for residents, stakeholders and our staff. Our agile working strategy actively supports and encourages a dynamic work environment and daily working experience. Agile working helps put the needs of our staff at the centre of everything we do, so if specific flexible working arrangements helps you with this, feel free to let us know. Your wellbeing and the flexible way in which you can work is and will remain a key priority for Richmond and Wandsworth Councils. We want you to thrive and feel empowered in your work!

How to apply?
Please register and submit your CV and a supporting statement addressing how you meet the requirements of this role. If you are having difficulty in applying online, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0208 871 8825 or recruitment@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk to see if we can offer alternative arrangements for you to apply.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline
Closing Date: Sunday 5th March 2023
Shortlisting Date: Week commencing 6th March 2023 
Interview Date: Week commencing 13th March 2023

 Useful Information:
Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change. The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

 

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

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