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Planning Strategy Manager

England, Hertfordshire, Hertsmere
£65 - £70 per hour
Closing date
21 Aug 2021

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Our client, is looking for a Planning Strategy Manager to join the team on a 12 months contract basis.

Main purpose is to be responsible for all aspects of the Strategic Planning Team, in accordance with Council objectives for the service as a whole. To be accountable for the efficient and effective delivery of services to customers, for the quality management and cost effectiveness of those services, and for securing continuous service improvement within the framework of corporate strategies.


Make positive and proactive contributions to the development of corporate policies and strategies from within the Planning service and across the Council.

To manage all relevant committee processes, from a team perspective, in conjunction with Democratic Services. To manage the preparation of all relevant Committee and Panel (including the Planning Panel and CIL Panel)Agendas ensuring the provision of high quality reports to agreed timescales and to represent the Council at pre Committee briefings and Committee meetings.

Managing the effective negotiation, securing and receipt of planning contributions through section 106 agreements or similar and monitoring their use.

Manage the Community Infrastructure Levy in conjunction with the Planning Processing and Improvement Manager to ensure monies are collected

To work with partners to identify and deliver infrastructure improvements across the borough, through the correct allocation of CIL monies and through other funding opportunities which arise.

To be responsible for managing responses to complaints.

Direct, lead and motivate an operational team delivering a proactive professional service that is responsive to customers' needs and operational service delivery.

Provide expert professional advice and solutions in an intelligible and timely fashion to elected members, regulators and other stakeholders.

Please note the role is inside IR35

For more info or a full job spec get in touch with Teodora

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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.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


Randstad Construction, Property & Engineering has an established background in Town Planning & Urban Design, formed of two specialist built environment recruitment organisations, Hill McGlynn & Beresford Blake & Thomas (BBT). Together we have an enviable presence and reputation within the construction, property & engineering sectors. 

Providing recruitment solutions alone for the construction, property & engineering sectors means that we know the market and have specialist consultants working in specific fields for those markets.

As part of the Randstad group, we are part of the worlds second largest HR services provider and our sister group companies are also leaders in other market sectors of recruitment.

Our Town Planning team has almost twenty years of combined experience and we are able to offer advice to both candidates and clients at every step of the recruitment process. Weather you are looking for your first Planning job or need to staff an entire office, one of our dedicated consultants can assist.

For more information please contact our team

Teodora Apan – 0203 6800 630

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