Senior Planning Policy Manager, Harrow

Job Summary

Reference: 191102605
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Harrow
Salary: 18.9 per hour
Date Posted: 11/15/2016

Job Description

Senior Planning Policy Manager

Support the effective renewal and regeneration of the council.

Planning policy and research tasks that enable the successful delivery of the Local Plan and associated Area Action Plans and Supplementary Planning Documents

Ensure timely and meaningful engagement of other Council Divisions, elected members, statutory and non-statutory bodies, developers and public stakeholders in the above processes

Management of discrete research and policy development / drafting and projects, including management of consultants

Cross-Council working to deliver corporate objectives, including infrastructure funding and delivery

The provision of specialist planning policy advice

Skills and Requirements

Experience in planning policy, planning enforcement or development management is essential for all roles

Planning Degree or equivalent qualification accredited to the RTPI.

Knowledge of current Town and Country planning, practice, procedures and legislation, in one or more areas; within planning, enforcement, policy or development control.

Ability to demonstrate initiative in organizing workload and establishing priorities for action, and to carry out the necessary work to the required quality within given deadlines in the context of a busy working environment.

Ability to obtain, record and process information in a manner which is technically, factually and grammatically accurate.

Experience of delivery of major policy documents to agreed timetables and in line with agreed standards.

Experience of delivering an effective community engagement and consultation programmes.

Ability to prepare accurate and detailed reports on planning policy research and to draft planning policy documents.

Ability to examine and assess information relating to planning policy and to present a balanced analysis of competing issues and to provide recommendations.

Ability to negotiate with stakeholders in order to achieve improvements to the quality and outcome of planning policies and to secure stakeholder support.

Ability to present information, verbally and in writing, on planning policy matters in a manner which clearly demonstrates a thorough, structured, logical, and orderly approach.