Senior CIL Admin Officer (Community Infrastructure Levy)

  • Location
    Wimbledon, Greater London
  • Salary
  • Category
    Public Sector - Local Government Administration
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

Adecco are recruiting for a Senior CIL Admin Officer to work in a local authority in Wandsworth.

*Please apply online with your CV. Please note that only successfully shortlisted candidates will be contacted*

  • Senior CIL Admin Officer

  • Wandsworth

  • £16.88

  • Contract

Job Purpose:

To deliver high quality, robust and transparent decision making within tight time frames on matters relating to the administration of the Community Infrastructure Levy to ensure that the Planning and Transport Division is recognised as delivering an excellent planning service for all of our customers. The Senior CIL Administration Officer will provide day to day support for the application of the Community Infrastructure Levy including any related advice requests and correspondence to agreed and identifiable timescales. To independently manage the application of CIL to ensure that the requirements and regulations are enacted at the correct time. To coach and supervise junior planning officers to help them acquire the skills and knowledge so that they can become self-reliant in dealing with technical and people issues as required.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To undertake a range of community Infrastructure Levy work including responsibility for high profile planning applications, working to identifiable deadlines in a manner that is consistent with meeting corporate targets and objectives.

  • To maintain good working knowledge of current planning legislation particularly as it relates to Community Infrastructure Levy arrangements and S106 Agreements.

  • To carry out day to day organisational and administrative tasks to determine CIL liabilities, including any surcharges due, in accordance with the Regulations, including processing and issuing relevant Notices up to and including Liability Notices.

  • To process applications for exemption and relief in accordance with the Regulations.

  • To use Planning Applications System, Document Management System, Council Tax system, Non-Domestic Rate Register and Database/Spreadsheet software as necessary to accurately record CIL information and log Notices.

  • To monitor Commencement Notices and interrogate building control, local land and property gazetteer, development monitoring and council tax systems to identify development commencement dates.

  • To monitor activity in relation to surcharges payable for disqualifying events, failure to submit, clawback etc.

  • To supply timely information to Finance Department to facilitate issuing of Demand Notices and collection and recovery action and supply timely CIL liability information to Land Charges.

  • To ensure quality control CIL data in relation to identification of liable development and floorspace information.

  • To liaise with Planning and Transport Strategy, Development Management, Finance Department and other Council Officers to establish best practice work flow procedures and identify service improvements.

  • To process appeals in conjunction with senior and legal officers.

  • To provide professional advice on CIL related matters, including interpretation of Regulations and operation of CIL as necessary and provide timely response to CIL correspondence and CIL related enquiries.

  • To identify ambiguities and areas where further information or clarity is required in CLG guidance or Planning Portal FAQs.

  • To provide management information to Group Leader as required, including projected CIL

  • To check quarterly reports prior to submission to Mayor/TfL.

  • To participate in London and other CIL administration best practice forums as required.

  • To contribute to review of procedures and processes ahead of Borough CIL

  • Provide training on CIL administrative systems as necessary.

  • Active role in development of planning software systems to administer CIL and transfer of processes once in place.

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Please apply with your CV to: Sadie Nunn