Assistant Director - Planning (Chief Planner)

London (Greater)
17 Nov 2016
29 Nov 2016
Assistant, Director
Full Time
Contract Type

Assistant Director - Planning (Chief Planner)

Job reference number: GLA1523
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Tuesday 29 November 2016 at 23.59 GMT
Interview date: TBC
Salary: £105,893
Grade: 15

The GLA is recruiting for an Assistant Director to lead both the Planning Decisions Unit and the London Plan Team. This is the most exciting role in planning in the capital. Working closely with the Mayor and Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills, you will lead a team of planning, design and policy professionals who are responsible for the development and implementation of the London Plan and the day to day running of the city's Planning Decisions Unit.

You will need extensive experience of both development planning and planning policy development, credibility amongst your profession and the wider development community. Additionally, the ability to work with our key partners, the London Boroughs, understanding their priorities, aspirations and constraints is essential.

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share. 

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Fiona Fletcher-Smith (Executive Director) on 020 7983 4959.

If you have a question about recruitment process, please contact the recruitment team via email on quoting reference GLA1523

Application closing date:  Tuesday 29 November 2016 at 23.59 GMT 
Interviews will take place at: City Hall on a date TBC

Please note we do not accept CV’s for this role. All applications for this vacancy must be submitted via our online recruitment system. To apply and for a copy of the Job Description and Person specification, please click the "Apply Now" button below.