Deputy Planning Manager (Majors Team)

Carrington West
London (Greater)
Rate is Negotiable
Closing date
16 May 2021
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Deputy Planning Manager (Majors Team)
9-month Maternity Cover Contract
Pay rate negotiable
Carrington West are recruiting for a Deputy Planning Manager, to lead the major applications team, for their LPA client in London. The contract is to cover maternity leave and, therefore, offers some longer-term contract security.
Candidates who have experience within London Boroughs at dealing with strategic major applications will be preferred. The role will require the post-holder to liaise with the GLA on a regular basis, so any involvement in this capacity will also be looked upon more favourably.
Main Focus of Role:
To lead on strategic planning applications for the Council ensuring strategic objectives and local needs are met via sustainable, quality development. Provision of pre-application advice in line with government and corporate standards as well as the Council's planning policy framework. Responsibility for decisions and recommendations regarding Development Management. Robust and detailed procedures implemented and managed for the processing of all Development Management applications, pre-applications and related processes. Provide a supporting role to the Planning Manager and to deputise when required.
To ensure quality and value for money at all times. To ensure the service complies with relevant legislation, regulations and policies. To support Planning Managers / in the delivery of town planning services including providing a customer focused service which maximises service outcomes in relation to cost.
This role is likely to move quickly and is unique opportunity to join a busy and growing local authority.
To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV then call Kevin O'Shea on 023 9387 6022 or email
If you are a Town Planner who is interested in job opportunities but this role is not of interest, please still apply and contact us so we can then consider you for other positions.


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.

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