Deputy Team Leader - Development Management
Macdonald and Company
London
4d ago
source : PropertyWeek4Jobs

A vibrant and pro-development London borough council urgently requires a Deputy Team Leader - Development Management.

You will play a pivotal role deputising for the Development Management Area Team Leader as well as having direct line management responsibilities for three to four officers in conjunction with managing a caseload of highly complex medium scale applications.

  • Key responsibilities include;
  • Manage and mentor three to four planning officers
  • Allocate caseloads amongst the team
  • Sign off delegated reports
  • Manage and process a caseload of complex planning applications consisting of residential, mixed use, change of use, community infrastructure, and commercial developments etc.
  • Facilitate close liaison with major developers, architects and external consultants through paid pre-application meetings.
  • Negotiate complex S106 agreements in conjunction with discharging conditions and finalising reserved matters.
  • Draft detailed delegated reports and present at committee
  • Conduct member briefings, engage with regeneration teams and consult with local community groups
  • Liaise and work closely with external bodies including the GLA and TFL etc.
  • Successful candidates will have acquired practical experience as a Deputy Team Leader, Senior or Principal Planner in Development Management.

    Applicants must have a degree in Town & Country Planning and excellent written and communication skills as well an aptitude for dealing with complex planning issues and applications.

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