Town Planner Enforcement

Hays Building
£26.00 - £40.00 per hour
12 Feb 2019
19 Feb 2019
Toby Pollard
Job Function
Job position
Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Full Time

Planning Enforcement Officer in east London Borough with generous salary of up to £40p

Your new company

A East London Authority which is currently looking to recruit for a Planning Enforcement officer. The borough has a broad and divers including but not limited to Suburban, green space, regeneration, conservation and heritage sites.

Your new role

Ensure the smooth running of the Planning Enforcement Team through:

  • Effective line management and leadership of the Officers
  • Managing the deployment of resource to optimise efficiency and effectiveness and improve the quality of services within budgets
  • Encouraging and promoting cross team working within the Planning, Service and across the Council
  • Monitoring and reviewing the work of the team against individual and team performance standards and targets
  • Ensuring that adequate and appropriate record systems are in place
  • Assisting with current caseloads as required

What you'll need to succeed

You will be taking responsibility for all stages of the planning Enforcement process:

  • Ensuring that planning decisions comply with relevant legislation, statutory and other Council plans, policies and guidelines
  • Leading on complex and/or politically sensitive consultations and negotiations
  • Ensuring that the Planning Enforcement Team provide a quality advice services and as Team Leader , assist the Head of Department in the delivery of Planning Performance Agreements
  • Presenting complex and/or politically sensitive cases at Council committee meetings, giving evidence at Public Enquiries, conducting legal proceedings for the Council and giving evidence in court as required
  • Monitoring the planning enforcement process and take appropriate and effective action to achieve a consistently prompt turn around of cases whilst maintaining high quality decision making

What you'll get in return

You'll receive a very generous hourly rate of up to £40ph and the contract will be long term. The Council has a great reputation and is a fantastic place to work so if you are interested please apply asap.

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