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Planning Development Manager / Full time

London Legacy Development Corporation


Stratford, London



Planning Development Manager
Expiry date:23:59, 29 November 2020
Salary:£41,476 Per Annum
Benefits:32 days annual leave, Local Government Pension Scheme
Duration:12 Months

Planning Development Manager

£41,476 per annum

12 Month Fixed Term Contract

We are currently recruiting for a Planning Development Manager to join our small and busy Planning team responsible for the London Legacy Development Corporation’s Local Planning Authority function, for a period of 12 months. The successful candidate will work within the Development Management team, reporting to and providing support to the Head of Development Management, as well as the Director of the Planning Policy and Decisions Team (PPDT) and the Head of Planning Policy.

The Role

Working in the Local Planning Authority you will be responsible for assessing and making recommendations on a variety of planning proposals. The role may also include planning enforcement and appeals work. You will be responsible for proactively evaluating planning proposals and providing professional planning advice; liaising and negotiating effectively with applicants and agents, consultees, elected members, Government departments, residents, land owners and statutory and non-statutory bodies.

The Person

We are looking for someone who has significant experience of managing planning applications or  someone who is degree educated with an appropriate town planning qualification.  You must be able to demonstrate experience of working in Development Management and a clear understanding of the statutory planning processes.  To be successful in this role you will need excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to negotiate skilfully with applicants and liaise with residents, landowners as well as other key stakeholders to LLDC.  

If you share our vision for delivering the Olympic Legacy and are passionate about the regeneration of East London, we look forward to hearing from you.

To find out more about this role please download a copy of our recruitment pack and hit "Apply Now”

If you would like to discuss this role further or have any questions please contact the HR team on 0203 288 1895 or [email protected]

** At LLDC we appreciate that you want a flexible approach to working. We are keen to offer our employees the opportunity to be adaptable and embrace new ways of working to improve our productivity and performance. This role will be considered for flexible working if required, which could be either: job share, part time hours, home working or compressed hours.

We especially welcome applications from underrepresented groups. **

The closing date for this position is Sunday 29th November 2020 at midnight.

Interviews are scheduled via MS Teams for the week commencing 7th December  2020.

We are currently we are facilitating interviews via Microsoft Teams/skype video call, the details of this process or other options will be discussed at invite stage.

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