Interim Head of Planning

Posted on Jan 21, 2019 by Anonymous

Sheffield, Sheffield United Kingdom
Real Estate
Immediate Start
£35 - £38.6 Hourly
On behalf of our client, a local authority based in Yorkshire, an exciting interim opportunity has arisen to lead their Development Management, Strategic Planning, Urban and Environmental Design and Enforcement teams.

As Head of Planning, key responsibilities/tasks for the interim period will include:

* Provide service leadership, direction and accountability.
* Delivering the proposed MER for planning.
* Supporting the successful commencement of the new 'place' hub.
* Work with the Director/Exec Director to shape a new operating model for planning.
* Overseeing development of the local plan/publication of the Local Development Schedule.
* Supporting delivery of the housing infrastructure fund bid.
* Working with the existing management team to embed systems and procedures.
* Championing successful outcomes of major and/or contentious applications.

The successful applicant will be a qualified Tow Planner with previous experience of working at senior management level within a local authority. A key element to this role will be the ability to communicate effectively with senior figures within the authority and third parties to ensure projects are successfully planned, finalised/negotiated and implemented.

This role will initially be offered on a 3 month contract with the possibility of extensions.

Interviews will commence week commencing 14th January.

Stafforce is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

Reference: 619135815

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