Brighton and Hove Building Control are looking for a professionally qualified and experienced Principal Building Control Surveyor who is enthusiastic, motivated and hard working.
About the role
Principal Building Control Surveyor
M9 (39,782 - £42,683) plus £3k Market Supplement
You will be under the direction of the Building Control Manager, responsible for the efficient day to day management of the building control team, providing management support in ensuring a high-quality service. You will be working to grow new business opportunities and develop new innovative approaches, whilst at the same time, helping to ensure projects satisfy the Building Regulations.
You should have considerable experience working in building control with evidence of a high level of performance, showing experience of leading negotiations with senior professionals, including local authority officers, builders, developers and architects on schemes and applications of a complex nature, which should include commercial, retail, industrial, multi-use developments and high rise buildings.
You should be able to demonstrate the ability to lead, motivate and manage staff to sustain and improve the delivery of our service.
The successful candidate will have excellent skills in leading a building control team, with experience in supervising, motivating and managing staff to sustain and improve service delivery, whilst at the same time ensuring development of productive working relationships, providing support and assistance to other team members.
You should possess a proven record of achieving and maintaining accreditation to ISO:9001: 2018 Quality Management System so that the department is fully compliant when externally assessed.
Interview date: 25 February 2019
For an informal discussion, please contact Mike Sansom - Building Control Manager on 01273 292050.
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At Brighton & Hove City Council we offer staff a range of benefits. If you choose to work for us, in return we can offer you:
A competitive salary
Career average pension scheme
Generous holiday (23 days rising to 25 days after 5 years)
An opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills
A range of other staff benefits
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Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.