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Validations Team Leader

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Validations Team Leader

  • Location:

    Greater London

  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £35.00 - 43.53 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ryan Hamlett

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 052

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Planning Validations Team Leader
A new opportunity has arisen to join an East London Borough as interim Planning Validations Team Leader.
The client is looking for someone to start Immediately on an Initial 3 month contract with the possibility of extension.
No more than £35 p/h PAYE.
Key tasks and accountabilities will be as listed
1.To direct the day to day work of technical support staff supporting the Service in carrying out their professional functions.
2.To be responsible for ensuring the maintenance of the Statutory Register and similar records relating to Planning, Building and Enforcement in accordance with the relevant legislation.
3.To design, develop, implement, monitor and review policies, procedures and support systems for the Service covering any or all of the following matters and any others which may be required from time to time.
4.Ensure the effective validation assessment and processing of applications for planning permission, appeals and enforcement under the Town & Country Planning Act and related planning legislation.
5.Ensure the effective validation and processing of all Building Regulation applications including fee calculations and consultations.
6.The provision and maintenance of an effective service to customers either in person, in writing or by telephone, fax, e-mail; providing information and/or answering queries in accordance with the Service, department, and Council requirements on customer care and ensuring accuracy so as to avoid litigation and/or costs. Including the provision of a duty service as required.
7.To be responsible for ensuring the timely receipt of all new legislation relating to development. To interpret that legislation, ensure its dissemination to all relevant staff, training where necessary and instigate changes to processes and procedures when required.
8.To be a system supervisor for the Service's back office systems: such as Uniform and IDOX DMS.
9.To be responsible for maintaining staff cover and managing resources (including managing absence) and when required to do so follow the agreed procedures for the resolution of grievances, maintenance of discipline and controlling absence.
10.To be responsible for undertaking personal development appraisals with all technical support staff in the Service.
11.To be responsible for managing change in a stressful and demanding environment whilst still providing a best in class service both to our customers and to the professional staff.
Job Ref - 26646
Please call Ryan Hamlett on 02393876052  for a confidential discussion on this role, or email myself or our planning team if you are short of time to chat:
Carrington West's dedicated Town Planning Recruitment Team supply clients UK wide on both a permanent and contract basis and all levels of seniority. If this role is too senior, too junior or in a location that is unsuitable, but you are keen on options, please still feel free to apply and we can discuss other, often unadvertised roles with you.