Head of Planning, Transport and Licencing

Venn Group
London, South East England
£600 per day
23 Apr 2019
23 Apr 2019
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
Contract / Interim

Venn Group | Housing, Regeneration and Environment

Head of Planning, Transport and Licencing

A leading London Borough is looking for an interim Head of Planning, Transport and Licencing. The local authority is going through a period of change and the role will focus on the delivery of the strategic regeneration plan.

Position: Head of Planning, Transport and Licencing
Period: 6 months (on going)
Location: London
Rate: £600 - £700 per day

Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Manage a budget of between £6-8million in expenditure and income
  • Manage a Planning Service of around 50 - 60 officers
  • Lead a portfolio of customer focused services in line with departmental and corporate objectives
  • Provide leadership and management to achieve high performance and effective operational delivery; which will include managing the effective use of resources and staff
  • Work closely with the Operational Director to support effective working relationships with relevant stakeholders and portfolio holders
  • Support and develop partnership working
  • Oversee the strategic management of the council's statutory planning, transport strategy and licensing functions
  • Support the Operational Director in ensuring that the department has clear direction with coherence between its functions and responsibilities
  • Take responsibility for the overall performance of the service and for the performance of the Department in delivering against agreed objectives and target outcomes

Applicants for this role must have:

  • Relevant Continuing Professional Development (CPD) qualification
  • Management qualification
  • RTPI accredited postgraduate degree
  • Eligible for Membership of RTPI or RICS (Planning & Development)
  • Comprehensive understanding of current issues & developments affecting planning, regeneration & local government in London

Call for more information on this opportunity. Please also email your CV to Cameron Porter or Jags Bal at or

Should you know anyone else who may be relevant for the above role, please don't hesitate to pass on this email.

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