Planning Change Manager
(GLA) Grade 10 (£52,767)
Vacancy Description
Job reference: HOPS0503
Grade: 10
Salary: £52,767
Contract type: Permanent
Closing Date: Tuesday 27 March 2018 at 23:59 GMT
Interview Date: Thursday 19, Tuesday 24 & Wednesday 25 April 2018

The GLA Planning Unit is looking for an outward looking and inspiring manager, as its new Planning Change Manager on a full-time basis.


The ideal candidate’s experience will speak for itself. You will lead from the front, but also be a good team player that can work in collaboration and shape the outputs from the planning service.


The post holder will report directly to the AD Planning and be responsible for management of the Planning Unit’s technical support team. You will work in close collaboration with the Planning Unit’s Heads of Service and Deputy Mayors.


You will have experience managing the planning support team to ensure applications/ referrals and correspondence are dealt with in a timely and efficient manner and ensure that all applications are with officers in an appropriate form to enable their determination within statutory deadlines.


You will be a confident lead officer for projects relating to the Planning Unit’s media and transparency outputs and will work to further enhance the reputation of the GLA.


You will take the client lead in the identification and delivery of software and hardware for the planning service and will be responsible for developing, implementing and reviewing systems for change management, performance management, analysing service costs, fee setting, benchmarking and process improvements, and other service delivery and transformation initiatives relating to the functions of the GLA Planning Unit.


The post holder will manage a team that monitors and keeps budgetary control over the Planning Unit’s various forms of income in accordance with GLA financial code of practice and any audit recommendations. You will also produce monthly income and workload monitoring sheets that track financial transactions and HR matters.


Please click here to view a copy of the job description and person specification.


London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.


We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share. 


In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Juliemma McLoughlin on 0207 983 4271. If you have a question about the the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on quoting the job title.


Application closing date:          Tuesday 27 March 2018 at 23.59 GMT

Interviews will take place at:    City Hall on Thursday 19, Tuesday 24 & Wednesday 25 April 2018 


Please note we do not accept CV’s for this role. All applications for this vacancy must be submitted via our online recruitment system. To apply and for a copy of the Job Description and Person specification, please click the "Apply" button below.