Team Leader - Buckinghamshire - OUTSIDE IR35

Oyster Partnership
09 Nov 2018
11 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A Local Authority in Buckinghamshire is looking for a skilled Planning Consultant to take on a Team Leader role within a new team in the Development Management service.

In this role, you will be managing a small and friendly team whose focus is to work efficiently and proactively through a backlog of applications. The role would primarily involve the day-to-day management of the team, mentoring, ensuring timescales are being adhered and driving performance forward.


Managing a team working on a mixed caseload of backlog applications, which will vary from householder and minor to major.
Making sure clear channels of communication are kept open between all parties, both within the Council and outside the Council and applications are process in a timely manner.
Prepare detailed committee reports and present at committee when required.
To provide professional advice regarding a range of planning matters associated with Major applications/schemes including pre-application enquiries/ planning performance agreements.
Mentoring junior members of staff and conducting 1 to 1s.
Allocating and signing off the Teams applications.

Candidates should hold several years' experience of planning Development Management experience within a Local Authority, having strong communication skills and experience managing a team would be highly beneficial.

The Authority would ideally like someone in the office as much as possible but would consider a compressed week, or 1 day working from home. The role is Outside IR35 and is 3 months initially. Rates are negotiable dependent on the candidate's experience.

If you are interested in this role or hearing about other Development Management roles in the area, please apply below or call 020 7766 9000 and ask for Katie!

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