EXCITING OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY A KEY ROLE IN THE BOROUGH’S STRATEGIC PLACE MAKING AGENDA
Head of Development Management
Lewisham is transforming with investment in new homes and jobs and an ambitious regeneration programme for the area, celebrating the best of Lewisham and delivering opportunities for improvements in key locations. With major developments in Catford, Lewisham, Deptford, New Cross and others across the borough, award winning schemes and the recently safeguarded Bakerloo Line extension, the transformation is well underway.
We have an established and highly successful planning team helping to promote and deliver this growth sustainably and to the highest standard.
The work we have is diverse, exciting and challenging and you will be working with a friendly team that is dedicated, positive and focussed on quality and high performance.
We are looking for an individual who has the necessary energy and drive. You will be a strong role model with a personal commitment to high standards and integrity to deliver high performance as well as innovation, to continue to improve the service.
The successful applicant will lead and provide direction to the Development Management Service (DM). They will make a significant contribution to the regeneration of the borough through the innovative and practical development of proposals for planning permission to ensure that growth and regeneration in the borough is delivered in line with the Development Plan and achieves high quality design and placemaking.
The post holder will work with the Head of Strategic Planning, to contribute to the overall leadership and management of the wider service. Together, they will take a positive and proactive approach, continually striving for improvement to help drive the regeneration of Lewisham forward.
Please add a supporting statement to your application evidencing how your experience meets the specification.