Service Lead Development Management & Building Control

Posted 12 days 12 hours ago by Confidential

£550 Daily
Not Specified
Government & Defence Jobs
Merseyside, Wirral, United Kingdom, CH460
Job Description
Service Lead Development Management & Building Control- Wirral (remote working) - 3 Month contract - £550.00 per day (inside IR35, Umbrella) - start date ASAP.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Development Management & Building Control Service Lead in the Wirral to lead the Development Management and Building Control functions for the next phase of an improvement programme. I are looking for someone with strong technical abilities and the ability to engage and lead staff through a change process. This is a senior leadership role reporting to the Director of Regeneration and Place, and requires experience in a similar capacity.

Your duties and responsibilities will include;

Manage the day to day operation of the Development Management and Building Control functions to ensure they provide high quality, customer-focused services.
Ensure both services have comprehensive performance management and continuous improvement frameworks, including complaints resolution, and that they inform communication about the service to colleagues, Members and the public.
Lead the Development Management improvement programme elements outlined above, in order to create a Development Management Service able to deliver the Council's regeneration programme delivered effectively.
To advise the Director of Regeneration and Place on risks and issues related to the Development Management improvement programme, and to work collaboratively to address them.
Work with the Development Management team to understand workload, priorities, risks and issues in order to implement the improvements whilst maintaining effective day-to-day service operation.
Act as lead officer engaging with the Chair of the Planning Committee and the new Strategic Planning Applications sub-committee, including provision of communication, training and development when required.
Work collaboratively with the Local Plan and Regeneration teams to ensure that Development Management both informs and is informed by the emerging the Local Plan and is in a strong position to deliver the Council's ambitious brownfield-first regeneration programme.
Work with the teams and HR to identify training and development requirements and source appropriate solutions, including a focus on urban design.
Manage the service budgets including identifying opportunities for increasing income, and contributing to the development and implementation of the Council's medium term financial strategy.

To be suitable for this opportunity; the following qualifications or experience is required:

Significant experience of managing Development Management within a large, urban authority, with a track record of personally leading service improvement. Similar experience of Building Control would be welcome.
Confident in leading collaborative work with Members, and engaging with major landowners and developers.

5 day per week. Full time, Monday - Friday

Work remotely under current Covid-19 arrangements and this will be reviewed early in 2021

Additional checks will be required on application.
If you are experienced in this field and are interested in this contract,

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