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Development Manager

Tameside Metropolitan BC
Dukinfield Town Hall, King Street
Grade K SCP 44 £47,916- SCP 47 £51,803 per annum
Closing date
28 Jun 2021
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Place, Shaping and Planning

Development Manager

36 Hours per week, Permanent

Salary: Grade K SCP 44 £47,916- SCP 47 £51,803 per annum

Located at: Working from home with occasional visits to Dukinfield Town Hall, King Street.

Ref No: DPT82

Tameside Borough Council is embarking on an ambitious programme of economic and housing growth and with the recent launch of our Inclusive Growth Strategy, emerging Housing Strategy, Housing Delivery Plan and Low Carbon Strategy, it’s an exciting time to join us. Our Inclusive Growth Strategy sets out our priorities for the borough, including the following major programmes:

  • Godley Green Garden Village
  • Ashton Innovation Zone and Growth Corridor, encompassing Ashton Moss Employment area and St Petersfield
  • Hattersley Regeneration
  • Wide-scale Town Centre regeneration plans for Ashton-under-Lyne, Stalybridge, Hyde and Droylsden.

We are looking for a highly accomplished, ambitious and determined Chartered Town Planner who will provide effective leadership and operational management of Development Management and Planning and Enforcement but will also play a wider role in Planning Support, Local Plan’s, Transport Planning, Building Control and the GM Ecology Unit. You will have extensive experience of Development Management and major development schemes.

With your Development Management background, you will bring expertise and experience of major planning applications which facilitate important large-scale regeneration and major development programmes, in support of economic and housing growth. You will champion high quality design and have an excellent track record of working in working in your field to bring forward sustainable development. A ‘can do’ attitude is essential, and ability to support and grow the teams particularly during this period of increased activity. Also, an appreciation of political sensitivities and a sound track record of delivering high quality, high performing customer facing services is a must.

This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English in the person specification.

Closing date: 28 June 2021.

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