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CIL and S106 Officer opportunities

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

The Role

  • Do you have an excellent understanding of CIL and S106?
  • Do you want to join a positive and ambitious team?
  • Are you looking for working arrangements that enhance your work-life balance?

If you answered yes, we want to hear from you.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils have exciting opportunities within the Spatial and Transport Planning Service, administering CIL and S106. We are recruiting to fill 5x CIL and S106 Officer roles and a Senior CIL and S106 Officer role, to join our growing team.

About the Roles:

The Senior CIL and S106 Officer (£32,643 - £45,704):
The Senior CIL and S106 Officer will work on high profile development casework across both Boroughs, providing comprehensive professional advice to colleagues and Senior Managers, and liaising with developers and residents. You will have responsibility for ensuring the Council complies with legislative requirements in administering and collecting CIL and monitoring S106 planning obligations. You will have the opportunity to coach, motivate and lead junior members of the team in both CIL and S106 matters, supervising the day to day tasks of the team to ensure delivery of an excellent service. You will also ensure the Council complies with reporting requirements and internal performance management targets, working to agreed and identifiable timescales.

CIL and S106 Officers (£29,738 - £37,581):
The CIL and S106 Officer will work on a wide range of casework, including householder applications and major developments, providing CIL and S106 advice to colleagues within the Councils, while engaging with residents and developers to ensure compliance with the CIL requirements.

Who we are:
There is a variety of different types and scale of development in Richmond and Wandsworth, from the iconic Battersea Power Station and the Ram Brewery to small residential extensions. The team works across both Councils, with an extensive CIL and S106 caseload administering CIL and monitoring S106 agreements that relate to this development. Developer contributions collected ensure necessary infrastructure to support major regeneration and growth can be delivered, whilst planning obligations ensure site specific mitigation of the impacts of new development for the benefit of residents, businesses and the local community.

We are positive and ambitious – When you join us, you will apply the same approach.

You will:

  • Take a proactive role in administering the CIL and monitoring S106 agreements.
  • Support colleagues in understanding and applying the CIL legislation.
  • Have an eye for detail, a high level of precision and proven information management and numeracy skills, ensuring collection of CIL and S106 is carried out accurately and effectively.
  • Have a professional approach, with the ability to communicate complex information to a broad range of customers, internal colleagues and senior managers.
  • Independently handle an extensive caseload and meet challenging deadlines to ensure that the Spatial and Transport Planning Service is recognised as delivering an excellent service to all of our customers.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity in more detail, please contact Fiona Cross, Information and Planning Obligations Team Manager on 0208 871 6309 or email fiona.cross@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk

Why choose us?
In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include home working (dependent on service need), and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays.

In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities are also offered.

How to apply?
Please register and submit your CV and a supporting statement addressing how you meet the requirements of this role. If you are having difficulty in applying online, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0208 871 8825 or recruitment@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk to see if we can offer alternative arrangements for you to apply.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline
Closing Date: Sunday 20th September 2020
Shortlisting Date: Week commencing 21st September 2020
Interview Date: Week commencing 28th September 2020

Useful Information:
Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change. The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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