Team Leader Development Management, Open to flexible working

London Bridge Station, London (Greater)
£53,822 per annum
23 Nov 2018
09 Dec 2018

Team Leader Development Management, Open to flexible working

The ideal candidate’s experience will speak for itself, they can lead from the front and shape a high quality strategic planning service within the Development Management section of the Planning Unit. You will be politically astute and have a proven track record in London and be confident in dealing with Planning Appeals/JR’s, complex strategic planning issues and dealing with a huge variety of applications and competing priorities.

You will manage strategic planners who assess planning applications that are referred to the Mayor and work in collaboration with boroughs to deliver the ambitions of the London Plan. You will understand how to apply the London Plan in a pragmatic and sensible way that encourages development and delivers the mayor’s objectives.

A detailed knowledge and understanding of national and regional planning and development issues, legal processes and policy trends are essential. You will be expected to present reports to the Mayor and Deputy Mayors directly, so you will need excellent, written and verbal communication skills. You will also need exceptional negotiation skills and the ability to work successfully with a range of internal and external stakeholders. 

You will have a degree/post graduate qualification in planning or equivalent with eligibility for RTPI membership. You will also have demonstrable post-qualification experience in dealing with sensitive planning issues. 

This role is based at City Hall.

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share. 

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.

Application closing date: Sunday 9 December 2018 at 23:59 GMT.

Interviews will take place at: City Hall on the 9 January 2019.

Please note we do not accept CV’s for this role. All applications for this vacancy must be submitted via our online recruitment system.

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