principal urban design officer in south east london

09 April 2019
joe chart, randstad cpe
job type
£ 29 - £ 35 per hour
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south east london, london
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 29 - £ 35 per hour
reference number
joe chart, randstad cpe
0203 680 0600
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job description

Principal Urban Design Officer

Are you looking to work closer to home? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Urban Design Officer based in a Local Authority in South East London.

Post: Principal Urban Design Officer

Rate: Circa £29 - £35 per hour (negotiable)

As a senior member of the Strategic Planning Team, the Principal Urban Design Officer will take the lead role in managing the design and conservation input into the development management process.

The main duties of the role are as follows;

* In consultation with the Strategic Planning Manager, supervise, review and co-ordinate the activities of the team and consultants engaged in design and conservation advice, in order to meet the objectives of the service, providing leadership and guidance to maximise their contribution.
* Promote staff training to maximise career development opportunities, advise the Strategic Planning Manager on staff performance and play an active role in the coaching and mentoring of staff.
* Be a leading officer providing professional advice and making recommendations on complex and non-routine aspects of urban design and conservation work to the public, other employees of the Council, Members, local amenity groups and development control staff.
* Prepare and consult on planning and design briefs and other regeneration projects, including organising public exhibitions and events and arranging other appropriate publicity.


* Experience of contributing at a senior level to cross Council initiatives and multi disciplinary projects.
* Experience of project managing urban design, conservation and regeneration projects at a senior level.
* Experience of leading and giving expert evidence at Public Inquiries and other scrutiny mechanisms.
* Experience of effective collaborative working with outside agencies and corporate development teams

Clients are looking to interview and shortlist shortly, so please submit your CV promptly for consideration.

Please apply with submission of your CV and Joe Chart from our London CPE office will be in Touch. For more information and a confidential chat about the position, please do not hesitate to call us on 0203 680 0630.

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Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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local authority experience


Royal Town Planning Institute

educational requirements

Urban Planning and Development BSc