Head of Development Management

Carrington West
North Yorkshire
£500 - 600 per day
Closing date
3 Sep 2022
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Job Details

Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in the North of England in their search for a Head of Development Management within the Town Planning department. This will be offered on an initial 6 month contract.
We are looking for an experienced qualified Town Planner and Head of Department who has strong day-to-day experience of Development Management and Management in the public sector, whilst also having extensive experience of having determined planning applications themselves. 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.
Responsibilities include:
·Leading the Development Management team responsible for determining all applications in the Borough
·The day-to-day management of the team, including Planning Enforcement and Planning Administration
·To ensure high-quality and consistency of decision-making is maintained across the team
It would be beneficial although not mandatory to hold a RTPI accredited Planning Degree or equivalent Planning qualification and/or have considerable experience in a similar position; and also hold a licentiate membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (or equivalent)
Carrington West Pay Rate - DOE
Job Ref - 35594
Please call Liam Shea on 02393 876079 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.

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