Deputy Team Leader -Development Management

Recruiter
Randstad
Location
London
Salary
£32 - £45 per hour
Posted
20 Dec 2017
Closes
19 Jan 2018
Ref
VCJ967477
Contact
Quinton Bouwer
Discipline
Development Control
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract


Deputy Team Leader -Development Management

Are you looking for a new challenge or are you ready to move as a Deputy Team leader with in Development management ? My client, a London Authority based in South East London is currently looking to recruit for a deputy team leader.
The successful candidate would:

  • Make a positive contribution to the delivery of the service, this will include working flexibly and positively to achieve the objectives of the council.
  • Manage and lead staff to achieve high performance and effective operational delivery, including developing and improving staff capability.
  • Manage a customer focused service and the effective use of resources.
  • Ensure that the council's overall vision, values and ethos are central to the requirements of the service.
  • Support effective working relationships and act as an ambassador and advocate with external organisations
  • Keep up to date with developments in service delivery and best practice to ensure the service performs effectively and to the highest standards.
  • Management responsibility for specified planning officers in an applications team, participate in the delivery of service plan objectives and other service improvements and deputise for the Team Leader when necessary.
  • To judge and assist in judging the merits of development proposals, applying creativity and contributing to regeneration through the determination of planning applications and related matters within delegated powers, evaluate and make sound recommendations on applications including those of a complex and controversial nature, including presentation at Planning Committee and lead on allocated specialist projects, including reviewing development plan policies.
  • Defend the Council's decisions at appeals to the Planning Inspectorate for own appeals and the provision of guidance to case officers in the team on their appeals.
  • The provision of a range of high quality pre-application advice services on development proposals.
  • Generate income through charged for pre-application enquiries and other contributions in planning obligations.
  • Assist in the promotion of customer satisfaction when delivering DM Services.
  • As a line manager within a planning area team, take individual and collective professional responsibility for championing the council's diversity agenda and proactively implementing initiatives which secure equality of access and outcomes and commit to continually developing personal understanding of diversity.
  • Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility and all employees are required to act in such a way that at all times safeguards the health and well-being of children and vulnerable adults.
  • Carry out duties with due regard to the council's customer care, equal opportunities, information governance, data protection and health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Undertake any other duties commensurate with the general level of responsibility of this post.


The contract would be for an initial 3 months with a view to extend. Rate of pay is paying up to £45 per hour umbrella based upon an average of 37 hours per week.

Should you feel this position is of interest; please forward your CV to me.








Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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