Development Delivery Group Specialist

Telford, Shropshire (GB)
£39,961 - £42,806
21 Feb 2019
18 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Development Delivery Group Specialist

Scale: PO12  £39,961 - £42,806 

Are you looking for a challenge, and a diverse range of work? Do you want to work in an innovative, positive team that shapes and develops the places we live and work in?

If so apT want to hear from you.

Our Delivery Development Group Specialist needs passion and ambition and the determination to help development projects get off the ground and successfully running.

We are looking for someone who enjoys the challenge of finding the best solutions and sourcing funding to support developers from the start through to completion. Working on Housing or Commercial projects this Specialist will also be supporting planning applications, advising on the viability of developments developing private sector links and knowledge with the local authority to generate both planning policy and solutions to current issues.  You will work alongside our Estates Team and as well as other colleagues based throughout the organisation.

apT Development Consultancy is part of Telford & Wrekin Council. Formed from a wide range of specialists including Planning, Building Regulations, Highway Development Control, Ecology, Conservation, Healthy Spaces and Urban Design. We deliver holistic and innovative solutions to all our customers.  

Delivering the Midlands’ first public sector commercial planning, development and environmental consultancy, apT, support developments through regulation process, from the promotion of land to achieving consents, through to its safe completion on behalf of clients across the region including Shropshire, Cheshire and the wider Midlands.

You will be based in Telford - a destination of vibrant places and experiences where people love to live, work and play.  Sitting in the heart of Shropshire, Telford is the gateway between the Midlands and Wales.  Rich in heritage and natural beauty, the borough has a vibrant town centre that’s currently expanding and a 450 acre town park with numerous leisure facilities;

This New Town continues to grow from the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and one of the UK’s first World Heritage Sites to now delivering more than 76 hectares of employment and circa 17,000 new homes up until 2031, as part of the newly adopted Telford & Wrekin Local Plan.

The Role:

We are looking to appoint a Development Delivery group Specialist to join our dynamic team to help deliver our exciting growth plans, and development across the Midlands. 

You will  provide strategic and operational lead for the delivery of development particularly new housing working with landowners, developers, funders, external agencies, registered providers and with services across the Council’s to deliver innovative, practical solutions, advise on development of policy and financing, to unlock additional housing, maximise on financial opportunities including new homes bonus (NHB) and drive growth.  To play a lead role driving our approach to become a ‘Business Supporting, Business Winning Council’ and in the delivery of the Council’s budget strategy.

  • You will need to hold a degree in planning or a related discipline, and hold a relevant  professional qualification, for example, Economic Development; Housing, Building, Personnel; Business Studies
  • Provide evidence of continued professional development.

 Interviews will be held week commencing 18th and 25th March. 

Are you looking for a challenge and a diverse range of work? If you are passionate about delivering change, and finding innovative solutions we want to hear from you.

For informal enquiries regarding the Development delivery group Specialist please contact – Valerie Hulme Email: or Telephone: 01952 384555

For more information on apT please click here

To Apply

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