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About the London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Tower Hamlets is one of themost diverse, fastest growing boroughs in London with an expected populationincrease of 80,000 people and 110,000 new jobs over the next twodecades - that’s a 25% population increase and a doubling of jobs in 20 years!
We are home to one of themost ambitious Opportunity Areas (OA) for growth in London (Isle of Dogs &South Poplar, including Canary Wharf) with substantial growth also planned forthe Poplar Riverside and City Fringe areas. This requires a planned andcoordinated approach for delivering housing, infrastructure and placemakingwhich will be essential to making this growth a success.
SO - are you up to the challenge?!
If you are keen to learn andare ready for something new and exciting, then this new area of planning – InfrastructurePlanning – could be just the place for you.
Our large and growingInfrastructure Planning (IP) Service is an industry leader at the cuttingedge of infrastructure planning centred at the heart of great place making,spatial planning and delivery. We provide a core planning function to theCouncil coordinating the strategic planning, funding, development and deliveryof infrastructure with expertise in infrastructure planning, CIL, S106, projectand programme management. This is a fantastic opportunity for anaspiring planner to gain entry to the profession, exposure to planning anddevelop their career.
As part of the IP Service,you will be working on a varied work programme providing support to the Servicein the collection of CIL, monitoring of S106 planning obligations, and projectand programme management. You will gain exposure to key areas of infrastructureplanning including how the Council plans for, funds and programmesinfrastructure delivery. Your development will in turn be supported by a wealthof experienced officers and invested in by the Service with the objective ofone day becoming an RTPI eligible planner.
As an aspiring planner, you will have:
a desire to become an RTPI eligible planner
a passion for placemaking
a willingness to learn and to try new things
an analytical mind with the technical skills to distil, communicate and extract key messages from data to present to others
If you think this could beyou then APPLY NOW!
This post is open tocandidates with the appropriate knowledge, skills and experience to fulfil thejob description and person specification attached to the role.