Following the re-organisation of the Development Management Technical Support and validation teams in Richmond and Wandsworth, we have an exciting opportunity for the post of newly created Planning Technical Support Manager.
With excellent communication skills you will be responsible to the Heads of Development Management at Richmond and Wandsworth for the delivery of high quality, good value, at speed validations and administration support function for the Development Management Service.
You will operate at a strategic level maximising opportunities for on-line and self-service developments within the dedicated IT system, ensure best practice for the validation and registration of all planning applications, appeal work and enforcement cases and ensure that all Technical Support tasks are undertaken in an efficient manner
You will provide a top quality service to a full range of customers and ensure that local and corporate objectives are monitored and achieved to ensure the planning service for Richmond and Wandsworth Councils is recognised as one of the best performing planning services in London.
You’ll have excellent communication and customer care skills, the ability to work flexibly and lead a busy and high performing team. You will be highly IT savvy and look to use your strengths to drive efficiency and performance, while we will provide you with opportunities to undertake relevant training to help you develop in your role and further progress your career
In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include home working (dependent on service need), and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays.
In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as Performance Related Pay, membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops, and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities is also offered.
If you would like to discuss this opportunity in more detail please contact Nick Calder, Head of Development Management (Wandsworth) on 020 8871 8417 or email ncalder@wandsworth gov.uk or Rob Angus, Head of Development Management (Richmond) on 020 8891 7271 or email email@example.com
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