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Deputy Team Leader

Osborne Richardson
London, England, West London
Up to £52.50 per hour
Closing date
14 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Planning, Property Development
Team Leader
Local Authority

Job Details

Our client is busy Local Authority based in London, and they are seeking an experienced Deputy Team Leader to join their Development Management team for a contract role.

You will manage own case load of the most complex planning applications and pre-application submissions (Major & Complex Minor Applications) from validation stage through to making recommendations to approve or refuse submissions. Undertaking site inspections and consultations as necessary, in accordance with agreed targets, timescales and priorities. You will also supporting the Team Leader in the overall management of the team (assisting with signoffs and mentoring of junior staff).

Applicants for this post must be qualified Town Planners with experience of local authority town planning. Your strong technical knowledge of UK planning legislation will need to be complimented with good management skills and the confidence and ability to direct a team. Critical to this role will be the ability to communicate effectively and to engage in negotiations that can often be sensitive and complex so you will need to be able to engage productively with third parties to develop good relationships that ensure successful development. Ideally, our client needs a candidate with strong majors experience and preferably recent London experience given the need to engage with the GLA, and there would need to be an acute understanding of the latest London Plan.

This is initially a 3 month contract but it could be extended beyond this and the rate offered £52.50/hr Umbrella. This role is inside IR35.

This is a hybrid role with 2 days in the office, 3 days at home.

Please get in touch for further details


Here at Osborne Richardson our business is people - Our simple philosophy recognises the need to fully understand the objectives and needs of both our Candidates and Clients to provide the highest level of service and the most effective tailored solutions. 

We act on behalf of a diverse range of clients, including Private Sector Consultancies, Developers, Design Consultancies and Central and Local Government bodies 

Our consultants have a thorough knowledge of their specialist sectors and extensive experience of recruiting for Permanent, Interim and Contract positions throughout the UK.

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4th Floor
Circus House
26 Little Portland Street
United Kingdom

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