Principal S106 & CIL Officer (Infrastructure Planning)

Brent Council
Wembley, London (Greater)
£43,860 - £46,839 p.a. inc.
18 Nov 2020
06 Dec 2020
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Exciting Opportunity for a Principal S106 & CIL Officer!

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

The Post

If you are ready to be part of a dynamic and growing Infrastructure Planning team in a borough that has an ambitious programme to deliver real community benefits for its residents then this could be the role for you.

Through the application of high level infrastructure planning and leadership skills, you will make a significant contribution to the regeneration of the borough through the planning for and provision of infrastructure by the imposition and delivery of planning contributions including S106 planning obligations and CIL (Community Infrastructure Levy) to ensure that growth and regeneration is delivered in line with corporate priorities, the Brent Local Plan and associated documents.

You will also support the Team Leader in the governance processes for spending Strategic CIL and lead on the implementation of a new CIL Administrator Product – EXACOM.

This is an exciting chance to work within a highly performing team with significant CIL receipts to spend on an ambitious programme of delivering infrastructure.

This permanent post with flexible working arrangements is based at Brent Council’s award winning offices which are within walking distance of Wembley Park station.

The Person

To be successful in this role, you will bring strong S106 & CIL collection experience, be able to harness good team working within Spatial Planning & Transport and wider Planning & Development Services and have the ability to think creatively. You will also have extensive knowledge of current issues affecting local government.

This role presents a unique opportunity for a well-organised, highly motivated S106 and CIL officer who is passionate about delivering high quality outcomes and projects. With a positive can do attitude, you will be able to take the initiative and be creative in problem solving and S106 and CIL collection.

Closing Date: 6 December 2020 (23:00)
Assessment & Interview Date: w/c 14 December 2020

Due to the current situation regarding COVID-19 interview dates may be subject to change.
Additional Information
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.

As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

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