Urban Design Advisor

Posted on Dec 13, 2018 by London Borough of Sutton

Carshalton, Surrey United Kingdom
Engineering
Immediate Start
£32.6k - £39.9k Annual
Full-Time

URBAN DESIGN ADVISOR

Grade 8 Salary £32,637 to £39,930, per annum (£41,847 unconsolidated maximum through performance related progression)

Location - 24 Denmark Road, Carshalton, SM5 2JG

The London Borough of Sutton is seeking a talented urban design advisor to lead on council projects and to advise on private sector proposals. If you have urban design experience, are enthusiastic and a team player, we would like to hear from you.

The London Borough of Sutton

Situated on the edge of London, just 30 minutes from London Victoria, Sutton offers a highly varied workload with major town centre developments, industrial area improvements and Conservation Area and Green Belt issues to address. In addition, your input will be valued on the recently adopted Local Plan strategic priorities, such as the development of the London Cancer Hub campus, the regeneration of Sutton Town Centre, the renewal of the Wandle Valley area and ensuring the district centres retain their special character.

The Role

You will input into council-led schemes, such as the London Cancer Hub, and provide design guidance on applications and pre-applications to raise the quality of new developments - a Councillor priority. You will also lead on the council's emerging Urban Design Guide and be engaged in other planning policy documents.

The Successful Candidate

We are looking for an urban designer, with appropriate qualifications and relevant experience. The successful candidate will be able to provide advice on all various types of development, to create locational-specific planning policy documents and to present to Members, developers, key stakeholders and our residents. You will be a part of a friendly but professional team, be able to prioritise deadlines, manage projects effectively and have excellent written and oral skills.

We offer:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Bicycle loan facilities
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Flexitime
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Local and national discounts for shopping, eating out and leisure activities

To apply:

Please complete the online application to include a supporting statement referring to the Person Specification within the Role Profile.pdf

If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch. Call Duncan Clarke, Strategic Planning Manager, on .

Closing date - Monday 7 January 2019

Interview date - w/c 21 January 2019

Reference: 599154189

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