Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in the South of England, in the search for an experienced Conservation and Design Manager on an initial 6-month contract.
In addition to the below details, one of the main responsibilities will be to help oversee the Borough-wide Heritage Action Zone which is focusing on the implementation of a range of heritage-based projects.
·Responsible of the Conservation and Design Section, including staff management.
·To ensure an effective and efficient conservation and design section, providing value to customers and stakeholders.
·To manage projects and overall and individual workloads.
·To provide technical advice and to negotiate with owners or developers of Listed Building and other buildings of architectural or historical interest.
·To prepare conservation studies and conservation area appraisals.
·To provide technical advice on planning applications either involving or affecting listed buildings or other buildings of architectural or historic interest.
·To prepare schemes for the improvement and enhancement of the Boroughs urban environment.
·To provide advice on design matters, particularly in conservation areas and in respect of major development and regeneration schemes.
The council are looking for candidates who will be able to hit the ground running and are offering flexible working hours with little office presence required.
It would be beneficial to hold a degree or equivalent in historic building conservation, urban design planning or a related subject. The postholder should have Membership of an appropriate Professional Body.
Carrington West Pay Rate - £50 per/hour (Negotiable DOE)
Job Ref - 26415
Applications are being reviewed shortly. Please call Cameron de Wit on 02393 876014 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email myself or our planning team.