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Deputy Planning Manager (Majors Team)

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Deputy Planning Manager (Majors Team)

  • Location:

    Greater London

  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    Rate is Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Ben Rose

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876022

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    30 days ago

  • Duration:

    9 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Deputy Planning Manager (Majors Team)
9-month Maternity Cover Contract
Pay rate negotiable
Carrington West are recruiting for a Deputy Planning Manager, to lead the major applications team, for their LPA client in London. The contract is to cover maternity leave and, therefore, offers some longer-term contract security.
Candidates who have experience within London Boroughs at dealing with strategic major applications will be preferred. The role will require the post-holder to liaise with the GLA on a regular basis, so any involvement in this capacity will also be looked upon more favourably.
Main Focus of Role:
To lead on strategic planning applications for the Council ensuring strategic objectives and local needs are met via sustainable, quality development. Provision of pre-application advice in line with government and corporate standards as well as the Council's planning policy framework. Responsibility for decisions and recommendations regarding Development Management. Robust and detailed procedures implemented and managed for the processing of all Development Management applications, pre-applications and related processes. Provide a supporting role to the Planning Manager and to deputise when required.
To ensure quality and value for money at all times. To ensure the service complies with relevant legislation, regulations and policies. To support Planning Managers / in the delivery of town planning services including providing a customer focused service which maximises service outcomes in relation to cost.
This role is likely to move quickly and is unique opportunity to join a busy and growing local authority.
To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV then call Kevin O'Shea on 023 9387 6022 or email
If you are a Town Planner who is interested in job opportunities but this role is not of interest, please still apply and contact us so we can then consider you for other positions.