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Date Posted
July 9th 2021
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£19.01 per hour
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Local Development Team Leader

My local authority client are looking for a Local Development Team Leader to join their Loughborough team on a full time but temporary basis, working Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5pm paying £19.01 per hour.

The role is varied but primarily to manage the team in the determination of householder, other planning applications and street naming and numbering applications and to manage the process of validation and registration of planning and building control applications. 

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a team of professional planning officers, technical and admin staff in accordance with adopted service standards and defined performance indicators
  • Assisting and deputising for the group leader as needed
  • Ensuring that planning applications, footpath diversion orders, street naming and numbering applications and land searches allocated to the team are determined within agreed performance indicators
  • Managing a caseload of all types of applications including; pre application advice, site inspections and surveys, research, consultation with stakeholders, negotiations with applicants, preparation of reports and presentation of applications
  • Preparing planning appeal evidence and appearing as an expert witness as needed
  • Managing the effective receipt, validation and registration of planning, building and other applications

To be considered for this role you must:

  • Have substantial post qualification experience of development management dealing with complex planning applications and appears
  • Have experience of public inquiries and committee presentations
  • Have experience of staff management and development 
  • Be able to analyse complex planning issues
  • Have a clear understanding of current law and guidance relating to development management, building control and street naming and numbering
  • Have experience of using specialist planning software
  • Have a Degree in Town and Country Planning
  • Have an RTPI membership

To apply, please follow the link to send your CV to Hayley

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