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Strategic Lead Development Services

Osborne Richardson
Essex, England
Up to £730.00 per day
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

Job Details

Osborne Richardson has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Interim Strategic Lead, Development Services to join our Local Authority client in Essex.

This is a Head of Service position which will cover Local Plan, Place and Design, Cross Border Planning, Highways DM and LLFA. You will need to have extensive experience of leading a Council through the Local Plan process to a successful outcome. You will also have transformation experience and will be able to work closely with the Assistant Director in leading the division through a significant period of change.

Applicants for this position must have significant experience of leading Planning teams in the public sector and in shaping and implementing development management policies to create places that improve people's lives . This experience must be clearly demonstrated on your CV.

The rate offered is £730/day Umbrella and this role is inside IR35.

This contract will initially be offered for 3 months, but is expected to be a rolling contract which will run for at least a year.

This is a hybrid role which will require you to be in the office 3 times a week. There are excellent links from London to our Clients offices.

Our client is keen to review applications as soon as possible so please get in touch for more information.

The closing date for applications is the 20th May 2024.


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.

We are committed to providing both Clients and Candidates an informed, personal and high-quality level of service, dedicated to achieving their recruitment and personal career objectives.

For further information on how we can help please contact one of our consultants on 0207 5801500 or alternatively email;

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