Head of Development Management

Ref No. EMP449627
Location Norfolk, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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My client in Norfolk are recruiting for a permanent Head of Development Management, you will be brought into the team to manage a team including Development Management, Historic Buildings, Trees and Planning Enforcement teams.


Expeirence managing Development Management, Historic Buildings, Trees and Planning Enforcement teams

The Job

This Local Authority are based in the heart of Norfolk covering an area of 1,305 kilometres and is one of the largest rural districts in England. This diverse and busy town are looking to appoint a Head of Development Management to manage the Development Management and the Planning Enforcement team including some others.

About the Job

As the new Head of Development Management at the council you will have the opportunity to manage a team including Principal, Senior and Assistant Planners, Historic Buildings Consultant, Tree Consultant and Planning Enforcement providing training as required, and managing and improving their outputs.

You will also be required to ensure that all applications are determined within the required statutory timescales or ensuring that all outstanding applications have a suitable extension of time agreed in writing with the applicant or agent, and are determined within the timescales set out in the Planning guarantee and provide regular team reports to the Director of Planning and Building Control and the Joint Operational Board.

The Ideal Candidate and requirements

To be successful for this role you will need to have at least five years post qualification experience in development management ideally in both a private and public sector environment and be able to demonstrate ability to identify and realise commercial trading opportunities including having experience of, or the clear potential for, team leadership.

A degree qualification in Town and Country Planning or equivalent experience and membership (or eligible for membership) of the Royal Town Planning Institute and up to date CPD will be required for this position.

Salary Range and benefits

As the permanent Head of Development Management at the council you will receive a salary paying up to £60,000 and can enjoy a range of benefits including: flexible working over a full time 37.5 hour week, to Live and work in a beautiful location, close to the thriving city of Norwich as well as the unrivalled Norfolk coastline.

Also the council offer employees of the council 23 days annual leave increasing to 27 days after 5 years service.

Applications Process

The council are looking to get the perfect candidate in as soon as possible so should you be perfect for the role I will get in touch straight away to confirm some final points and to get your CV sent over to the manager.


If this is the perfect role for you please apply by clicking "apply now" with an up to date copy of your CV.

Alternatively, if you wanted to have a further conversation about the role or have some question please don't hesitate to get in touch with me directly on 01489 898 804 or email me at Poppy.Dugan@Matchtech.com and I would be more than happy to help.

Future Roles:

If you have the correct experience for this Senior Development Management Officer position but this specific role is not quite right for you, as the level, location or rates etc. is it not quite what you are looking for a present, please still feel free to get in touch with me as I continually recruit similar roles to the one above at all levels across the UK.

Alternatively if are not suitable for this role but still work within the Town Planning - Development Management industry and believe you will be looking for a new role in the future please give me a call for a confidential chat regarding your employment status.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

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You can not apply for this job as its status is Closed.
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