Public Realm & Planning Team Manager

180000ZO Requisition #
Share this Job

Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Salary: Up to £53,702 - this includes the base salary + additional market supplement.

Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

Click HERE for information on Camden’s flexible working options


This is an exciting time for Camden’s Transport Strategy service, which is leading on some critical transport improvements in this central London borough, while also transforming the way we work. To help us achieve our ambitions we’re looking for a Public Realm & Planning Team Manager to join the service.  

You’ll lead the development of strategic projects for transport planning and be part of the management team responsible for delivering a range of exciting projects as part of the Transport Capital Programme, including Holborn area-based scheme, Kilburn High Road and High Speed 2. This is a challenging and varied role with responsibility for a team and high profile projects so as part of our rewards package, the post holder will be remunerated up to £53,702 per annum which includes a market supplement.    

You will be working in a politically driven business environment while maintaining effective working relationships with Elected Members and a range of key stakeholders. Your stakeholder engagement skills will thrive in our fasted paced environment and you’ll act as a key link between the service and the Development Management service. As the expert advisor for technical issues, you’ll provide advice and guidance in an accessible format, bringing key decision makers (internal and external) along the journey to secure the best possible outcomes for the citizens of Camden.

You’ll have extensive experience in transport planning or relevant membership/qualifications such as a degree to demonstrate your knowledge of the industry. Experience of managing projects of significant size, complexity and value including budget and resource management is key to the role.

Your strong verbal and written communication skills will mean you can confidently deliver various forms of public consultation techniques such as, leading public meetings and engaging with consultants and user groups. You’ll have excellent negotiation skills, being able to influence decision making and build partnerships with external organisations to achieve strategic objectives.

You’ll also have a strong working knowledge of the legislative policy and planning framework in which the service operates and an understanding of the wider context of traffic and transport policies including (but not limited to), land use planning and urban design. This post requires an innovative individual that will pro-actively identify opportunities for continuous improvement of the service.

About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

Click HERE to see the full details of our excellent benefits

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.

Discover and Diversity
To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in the job profile attached at the bottom of this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: Sunday 27th January 2019, 23:59

Interviews to be held: w/c 4th February and 11th February

Please quote reference: 180000ZO

To view the Job Profile please click HERE

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are: 18th February, 18th March, 15th April



Previous Job Searches

My Profile

Create and manage profiles for future opportunities.

My Profile

My Submissions

Track your opportunities.

My Submissions

Similar Listings


📁 Place

Requisition #: 18000111


📁 Place

Requisition #: 18000125


📁 Place

Requisition #: 180000YZ