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Team Leader- Planning Enforcement

Posted Wed 13 March 2024, 12:05 AM

Ref: OR/082271

Job Title
Team Leader- Planning Enforcement
Town Planning & Regeneration
Contract Type
£350/day Umbrella
South West

Full Description

Our client is a Local Authority in the South West of England and they are seeking an experienced Team Leader for their Planning Enforcement Team. Overseeing a team of 10 Enforcement Officers you will assist them in managing their workload within agreed timescales and within expected delivery targets. You will also be heavily involved in improving enforcement processes, documentation and forming working relationships with other parts of the council.

You will also assist with negotiations on development proposals to achieve outcomes required to meet the Council's objectives. You will also be required to provide timely and relevant advice in relation to developments to Council members, relevant Committees, Public Inquiries, public meetings and local people, ensuring a high standard of customer service.

Applicants for this post must be qualified Town Planners with extensive enforcement experience within a local authority town planning team. 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.

The role has initially been released as a 3 month contract, thought there could be extended beyond this. The rate offered is £350/day Umbrella (this role is inside IR35).

Our client offers hybrid working, but you will need to be in site or in the office at least 2 days a week.

Closing date for applications is the 4pm on the 16th Feb.

Please contact us for further details.

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