Development Control Lead Officer
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work with a diverse local authority based in Surrey. My client are seeking a Team Leader to work in their DC department and work on a wide and varied caseload of minor to major applications encompassing mixed use, change of use, residential and commercial schemes. You will also be responsible for leading a team and mentoring staff.Additionally you will be responsible for contributing to the review of the Local Development Framework and the formulation of new strategic policies and site proposals along with preparing and presenting statements and evidence for public enquiries and informal hearings for smaller 'major' appeals and in court.The successful candidate will be MRTPI accredited with extensive experience working for a UK local authority and experience working on minor to major applications encompassing mixed use, change of use, residential and commercial. You will management experience and also be a strong communicator with excellent written and verbal skills.