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Posted Wed 20 March 2024, 12:07 AM

Ref: OR/082288

Job Title
Deputy Team Leader
Town Planning & Regeneration
Development Management
Contract Type
London (W)

Full Description

Our client is busy Local Authority based in London, and they are seeking an experienced Deputy Team Leader to join their Development Management team for a contract role.

You will manage own case load of the most complex planning applications and pre-application submissions (Major & Complex Minor Applications) from validation stage through to making recommendations to approve or refuse submissions. Undertaking site inspections and consultations as necessary, in accordance with agreed targets, timescales and priorities. You will also supporting the Team Leader in the overall management of the team (assisting with signoffs and mentoring of junior staff).

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. Ideally, our client needs a candidate with strong majors experience and preferably recent London experience given the need to engage with the GLA, and there would need to be an acute understanding of the latest London Plan.

This is initially a 3 month contract but it could be extended beyond this and the rate offered £52.50/hr Umbrella. This role is inside IR35.

This is a hybrid role with 2 days in the office, 3 days at home.

Please get in touch for further details

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