DM Team Manager - Enforcement and Conservation



Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire

Salary: £50,237 - £54,940 (with the potential to reach £61,713 dependent on skills, knowledge and experience)

Reference: A000499

Status: Open

This is a fantastic time to join an ambitious and forward-thinking organisation in a place with centuries old connections to the crown.  The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead consists of towns and villages that are strategically located in the heart of the Thames Valley on the M4 corridor, connected to both the GWR and Elizabeth Line.  It is undoubtedly an exciting place to work and with a new Chief Executive and a strong leadership team in place, presents an opportunity to enhance and develop, both the Royal Borough and your personal career.

The Development Management Team Manager role for Enforcement and Conservation will work closely with the Assistant Director for Planning, Deputy Head of Planning and other Development Management Team Leaders in the effective and efficient delivery of the conservation, enforcement and wider planning functions.

You will be responsible for delivering an effective and efficient planning enforcement service, listed building applications, pre application and application conservation and heritage advice. This role will also include presenting items to the Planning Committees, Cabinet, external meetings and acting as the Council witness in Hearings and Public Inquiries. You will be supported by a Principal Enforcement Officer and Principal Conservation Officer, there are 3 Conservation officers and 4 Planning Enforcement Officers in total in your team.

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Why the Royal Borough?

There is:

  • A recently adopted local plan, adopted in 2022
  • Strategic and large allocated development sites
  • A well resourced team dealing with busy enforcement workload
  • Complex heritage applications and enforcement
  • interesting, varied, and challenging workload at all levels
  • Hybrid working – with flexibility
  • Support from the Deputy Head of Planning, and the other 3 Development Management Team Managers
  • The opportunity to develop and grown your career
  • Easy access to and from London on the Elizabeth line
  • A fantastic environment from the Wind in the Willows to The Crown

If you are a qualified Planner with significant experience in Development Management, including Enforcement and Conservation matters and bring up to date and extensive knowledge of planning legislation, planning law, national planning policies and local and neighbourhood planning then we want to hear from you.

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To arrange an informal and confidential conversation with one of our consultants about this role, please contact:

Ryan Powell
Phone: 0121 312 3755

Indicative Timetable

Closing date: Sunday 17 March 2024

To Apply

To apply for this job please click on the Apply button below and fill out the requested information. When prompted, please submit your CV and a Supporting Statement (no more than four sides of A4 each).

With your CV, please also provide the names and contact details of two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. Referees will only be contacted if you reach the final stages, and we will not contact referees without your permission.

Your supporting statement should express why you are interested in this role and what experience you can bring to the organisation. The statement should tackle the specific requirements of the role; outlining examples and outcomes showing how you meet those requirements.