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Head of Development
  • Employer: Portsmouth City Council
  • Reference: PCC/19/105441
  • Published: Wed 31/07/2019, 17:20 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 28/08/2019, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £57,524 to £63,380 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Offices, Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth PO1 2AL, Hampshire

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Head of Development

As Head of Development Management the main objective will be to maximise development opportunities and to create places and buildings that improve social and economic wellbeing. You will be responsible for development control, planning enforcement and S106 from a planning perspective, and for providing timely service delivery and excellent customer service. 

Responsibilities also include: 

  • Determining planning applications 
  • Providing a performance management framework 
  • Dealing with complex planning proposals 
  • Advising on planning legislation and policies 
  • Preparing reports 
  • Line management 

The ideal candidate hold a degree relevant to planning and will be MRTPI qualified. They will have extensive knowledge of planning legislation and experience of development management. They will be a proven leader with the gravitas to manage a team of experts. 

About Portsmouth City Council 

Portsmouth is a proud city of heritage, innovation and enterprise: one of the great port cities of the world. Our vision is to create an environment that supports sustainable economic growth and the physical and cultural development of the city region. We aim to make the city a great place to live, work and visit and that offers the opportunities for everyone to thrive. 

Closing date: 28/08/2019