Strategic Lead – Development Service
  • Employer: Thurrock Council
  • Reference: EP/21/143135
  • Published: Fri 12/02/2021, 9:05 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 14/03/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £66,363 - £76,992 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Thurrock, Essex

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Strategic Lead – Development Service

Salary: £66,363 - £76,992 per annum


37 Hours per Week


We are looking for a dedicated, dynamic, enthusiastic, hard-working and passionate individual to lead our busy Development Management and Building Control teams.

You will be responsible for the day to day management of the teams, providing strong professional leadership in such a way as to provide quality customer focused services that contribute to the achievement of the Council’s vision and objectives. You will also work in collaboration with other services and external agencies to drive forward the Council’s ambitious growth agenda.

In your role you will motivate, train, develop and performance manage staff to maintain an effective workforce capable of meeting its objectives. You will also provide considered professional advice on technical service related matters to senior officers and Elected Members as required.

You will need to have a proven track record in the delivery of Local Authority Development Management services, educated to degree level and either be a Member or be eligible for Membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute.


Closing Date: 14 March 2021.


Our vision – An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.


Thurrock Council is committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.


We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.


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Please note, we do not accept CVs.


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