Conservation and Urban Design Officer

Posted 30 May 2024
Salary £45 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration3 Months
Discipline Town Planning
Contact NameMaddy Grant

Job description

Senior Urban Design & Conservation Officer
£45 p/hour Umbrella
Job Ref - 51305

My Local Authority client in London, is seeking an experienced Urban Design & Conservation specialist who MUST HAVE significant experience in BOTH Conservation and Urban Design.
The position is initially for 3 months however it is likely to extend well beyond this initial period.
likely to run for around 5-month on a very flexible basis.
The role can be worked on a hybrid basis, with a minimum two days per week at the office. Tuesday is a mandatory office day, however with the rest of the week there is some flexibility.
The Borough is undergoing a period of substantial change and growth. With one of the highest housing targets in London and Opportunity Areas identified for transformational, this is an exceptional opportunity to influence change in a key part of London.
Working within the Conservation and Urban Design unit in the Planning Policy Team, you will play an essential role in preserving the unique heritage of the Borough and ensuring that proposed development is sustainable, inclusive, well designed and effectively tailored to its places and local needs.
Your key responsibilities will include:
·Leading on implementing conservation, listed building and other related projects and programmes.
·Provide specialist advice on all aspects relating to conservation and urban design including recommendations on applications and pre-applications for listed building consent and planning permission involving conservation and design related issues.
·Prepare and give evidence at public inquiries and appeals as required on heritage, conservation and urban design issues.
·Contribute to the preparation and review of conservation and design related policies and guidance, including conservation area appraisals and design codes.
·Contribute to the conservation and historic buildings aspects of the preparation and review of the Local Plan and other policy documents.
·Supporting The Urban Design Manager across varied workstreams.
·Competently managing your own caseload comprising concurrent projects and responsibilities, working independently and as part of a team.
Full JD can be provided upon request with a suitability match.
A degree in a subject relevant to urban design, architecture or conservation is essential and should be evidenced if your candidate is successful via the pre-employment checks.

Please call Maddy Grant on 02393 876077 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email me or our planning team if you are short of time to chat:
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