Development Implementation Officer

Telford, Shropshire
£24,982 - £27,041
29 Apr 2021
28 May 2021
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Are you looking for a challenge, and a diverse range of work?

Do you want to work in an innovative, positive team that shapes and develops the places we live and work in? If so apT want to hear from you. Working in our highly innovative and motivated Development Management Team, the role of our Development Implementation Officer will be a varied one which will reflect the gains of their experience and knowledge. Working towards achieving competencies which will enable them to make an effective contribution to the delivery of Development Management services. This role cover both technical and administrative functions.

apT Development Consultancy is part of Telford & Wrekin Council. We deliver planning services from a team which includes Highways Development Control, Ecology, Conservation, Healthy Spaces and Building Control. We deliver holistic and innovative solutions to all our customers.

We are also visionaries in our field. apT are the Midlands’ first public sector commercial planning, development and environmental consultancy who support developments through the regulation process, from the promotion of land to achieving consents, through to their safe completion on behalf of clients across the region including Shropshire, Cheshire and the wider Midlands.

You will be based in Telford - a destination of vibrant places and experiences where people love to live, work and play. Sitting in the heart of Shropshire, Telford is the gateway between the Midlands and Wales. Rich in heritage and natural beauty, the borough has a vibrant town centre that’s currently expanding and a 450 acre town park with numerous leisure facilities.

This New Town celebrated its 50th birthday in 2018, and continues to grow from the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and one of the UK’s first World Heritage Sites to now delivering more than 76 hectares of employment and circa 17,000 new homes up until 2031, as part of the newly adopted Telford & Wrekin Local Plan.

Being part of apT ensures you will be play a part in the development and creation of creative and positive places for those who live and work in Telford, building a safe and sustainable environment for future generations to enjoy.

You will be required to carry out the professional duties of a Development Implementation Officer within the Development Management Team to protect the public and the environment by ensuring compliance with both conditions and legal agreements attached to Planning applications. To manage a caseload of minor planning applications.

The post holder will:

Hold a relevant qualification at BTEC or NVQ Level 4 or equivalent qualifications and experience.

Have a sound working knowledge of planning law, including local, regional and national priorities and developments.

The post holder will have:

Proven skills to develop and participate in partnership working. Strong team and organisational skills.

Effective communication skills. Proven interviewing skills.

Proven experience to demonstrate a sound understanding and knowledge of up to date planning legislation and its practical application.

Proven experience of working in a regulatory background.

For further enquiries or information please contact Andrew Gittins on 01952 384555 or email

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