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Development Management Manager

Carrington West
£50 per hour
Closing date
24 Dec 2020
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Job Details

Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in Oxfordshire in their search for a Development Management Manager to join their Town Planning department. This will be offered on an initial 6-month contract, then rolling (Start date negotiable).

We are looking for an experienced qualified Town Planner and Manager who has strong day-to-day experience of Development Management and Management in the public sector. You will be required to undertake the normal duties for a post of this kind, including advising staff on the determination of planning applications, signing off planning application reports, quality and performance monitoring, staff management etc.  You will be an effective leader, with clear vision, strong negotiating skills and the ability to develop good partnership working.
Key Objectives:
·To be responsible for the strategic and operational management of the Development Management service including major developments, non-major developments, enforcement and technical support.
·To play a positive and active role in the future planning, enforcement, monitoring and delivery of development within the council.
·To provide professional planning advice to meetings of the councils planning committee, senior management, elected members, officers and any other committees as required
·Makin key decisions, leading, advising development management teams on all forms of planning matters
·To maintain and improve a customer orientated approach including fostering good relations and communicating important matters relating to planning with councillors and local bodies
It would be beneficial to hold a RTPI accredited Planning Degree or equivalent Planning qualification and/or have considerable experience in a similar position; and also hold a Corporate membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute

Carrington West Pay Rate - £55p/h (DOE)
Job Ref - 24372

Please call Cameron de Wit on 02393 876014 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email myself or our planning team if you are short of time to chat:

Carrington West's dedicated Town Planning Recruitment Team supply clients UK wide on both a permanent and contract basis and all levels of seniority. If this role is too senior, too junior or in a location that is unsuitable, but you are keen on options, please still feel free to apply and we can discuss other, often unadvertised roles with you.


Carrington West has a dedicated team offering town planning jobs in the UK town planning sector. Our Town Planning Team operate within the interim, contract and permanent employment markets within town planning. Our town planning candidates benefit from many years’ experience of placing professionals into local authorities UK wide.


As well as our council client base, Carrington West service some of the most desirable town planning consultancy jobs available. We have considerable experience in recruiting for town planners, development management officers, policy planners, regeneration planners, conservation officers, project managers and urban designers from entry level through to Director / Head of Service. For a discrete conversation or to find out about the latest town planning jobs we have available, please contact our Town Planning Team today on 02393 876096.

Contact Us
  • North Harbour
  • Portsmouth
  • PO6 3EZ
  • GB
  • 02393 876096
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