Development Plans Manager

Camden, London (Greater)
£43,737 to £50,736
05 Apr 2018
22 Apr 2018
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

The Role

Directorate: Supporting Communities

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion

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25 days holiday (27 days after 5 years' service)

This is an exciting new role for an individual to take the lead on preparing and reviewing Camden's development plans, policies and strategies. You will be involved in developing and leading complex projects and supervising and supporting team members in order to produce high quality outcomes.

This role will also involve deputising for the Strategic Lead, as necessary, and take on additional responsibilities.

You will also be innovative and creative, proving solutions to issues and have a high level of analytical capabilities.

About You

You will be an ambitious and strategic individual with the ability to lead a team to success. You will have great communication, and influencing skills as you will be required to develop strong relations with external stakeholders such as: neighbourhood forums, the GLA, consultants, landowners, developers and major institution; as well as internal stakeholders.

You will be adaptable to the demands of the Planning Policy team, supporting wider objectives and the Strategic Lead as required. As well as extensive knowledge and experience of the Planning role, you will also hold a qualification in the Planning or related discipline.

About us

Camden’s main offices are located in modern award winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare.

This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.

Discover and Diversity

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

How to apply:

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert.

When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience.

When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone.

This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 22nd April 2018, 23:59 pm

Interviews to be held: week commencing 30th April 2018 To view the Job profile for this vacancy please click HERE

Please quote reference: 1800007L

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are; 21st May, 18th June and 16th July 2018.