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Planning & Public Realm Manager

Posted Mon 21 January 2019, 1:22 PM

Ref: OR/077061

Job Title
Planning & Public Realm Manager
Discipline
Town Planning & Regeneration
Specialism
Transport Planning
Contract Type
Contract
Salary
£40+ per Hour
Location
London (N)

Full Description

Osborne Richardson have an excellent opportunity for an Interim Manager to join a prominent North London Local Authority and manage their Public Realm and Planning Team. You will manage the development, monitoring and review of policies, strategies, programmes and projects for transport planning, traffic and parking within the remit of the Transport Strategy Service. You will also be responsible for developing our client's policy objectives in liaison with the wider corporate strategies and regional and national context.

This role will require you to play a key role in helping manage the departments' output and you will act as the key contact for a number of transport projects serving to provide expert planning advice. You will be required to implement effective methods of consultation and customer care on highways and transport issues and schemes and you will drive the agenda with regard to planning policies and technical guidance on assessing the highway and transport aspects of development planning.

To apply you will need to be degree qualified and able to demonstrate extensive experience in developing transport policies and projects and you will need to have experience of preparing external funding submissions and undertaking monitoring of expenditure. It is essential that you have an understanding of the principal responsibilities of and the key issues facing local government and the public sector and a detailed knowledge and understanding of transport, traffic and highways statutory duties and practice. Good project, financial and people management skills are a key requirement.

This will initially be offered as a 3 month contract with the potential for extension and our client is offering £50/hr. Please get in touch for further information including a copy of the job spec.