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Development Management Team Leader (Flexible Working)

Employer
Macdonald & Company
Location
Surrey
Salary
£50 per hour Umbrella Co
Closing date
13 Nov 2021
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Job Details

A leading Local authority that is championing growth and development have a unique opportunity for a Development Management Team Leader

Your will lead and manage a new formed Area Team as part of new innovative structure within the planning service where you will have primary management responsibility for a team consisting of 5 members of staff encompassing Planning Officer Planners Officers to Principal Planners in some of the districts most vibrant areas containing high levels of major development and regeneration with diverse urban and greenbelt areas.

This team will be responsible for processing caseloads consisting of minor, complex and major applications encompassing residential, commercial, retail, certificates of lawful development and listed building consents etc.

In a managerial capacity you will undertake the following duties;
 

  • Allocate planning applications
  • Monitor performance and provide technical advice to junior members of staff in relation to complex planning issues
  • Undertake complex pre-application meetings for high profile schemes and negotiate PPA agreements
  • Liaise with and conduct member briefings
  • Manage team budgets
  • Sign off delegated reports
  • Implement service improvement initiatives and strategies
  • Represent council at committee and public inquiry

Successful candidates will have acquired practical experience as a Development Management Team Leader in a UK local authority.

 Applications are also encouraged from Development Management Planners who have experience as a Deputy Team Leader or Principal Planners who wish to progress their careers in to a formal management role.

In addition you must have a degree in Town & Country Planning with excellent written and communication skills and an aptitude for dealing with complex planning issues.

For further details, please feel free to contact Jeremy Wright at Macdonald & Company on 0207 318 5263 or email jwright@macdonaldandcompany.com.

 

Company

Macdonald & Company is the leading professional recruitment consultancy for the real estate, built environment, energy and environmental sectors. Established in 1994 and headquartered in the UK, we apply local knowledge with true global connection through our offices in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa.

Our specialist teams act for every class  of organisation owning, occupying, financing or advising on property, construction and engineering – developers, investors, institutions, funds, banks, consultancies and contractors. We are the preferred recruitment partner of RICS - the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

The Company’s Energy & Environmental division acts for clients across oil and gas, maritime, utilities, natural resources, power generation, renewable energy and sustainability sectors.

Macdonald & Company is a subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange quoted Prime People Plc.

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Telephone
020 7629 7220
Location
2 Harewood Place
Hanover Square
London
W1S 1BX
United Kingdom
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