SalaryGBP £46,536 to £48,576 46536
DepartmentNeighbourhoods & Housing
ServicePlanning & Regulatory Services
Contract TypePermanent - Full Time
Hackney Council is looking for a town planner to lead on our Community Infrastructure Levy and Section 106 work. As Senior CIL / Section 106 Officer you will help us implement and monitor systems for these levies / planning obligations. This is an important role to help us ensure that development properly enhances growth in Hackney and supports our community.
Day to day you will support the Planning Service with the monitoring, collection and distribution of CIL and monitoring of planning obligations. You will also provide advice to members of the public. To do this you need to fully understand the CIL Regulations.
You will be expected to report regularly on your work to senior management and Members. This stakeholder management work will extend to TfL, GLA, developers and other applicants. You will also be responsible for ensuring our historic data is in order and quality checking this work.
You will be a qualified town planner, ideally eligible for Royal Town Planning Institute membership, or a related degree holder with substantial work experience in the planning sector. You must have a good understanding of the legislation relating to CIL and S106 and you will also need experience of monitoring CIL and S106 agreements.
To thrive in this role you will need to be able to engage diverse audiences in a variety of communication formats with both internal and external stakeholders. It would be helpful if you had experience in project management. Ideally you will also have some experience of managing people as you will be supervising two members of the team.
Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.
If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below.
When applying, it is essential that you include a supporting statement, addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet all aspects of the post, as indicated in the job description and person specification.
The recruitment process is anonymous. Please ensure that you do not include your name on any of your supporting documents or on the file attachments.
Closing date for applications: 01 November 2020
Interview date: TBC
We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.
Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.