Principal Building Control Surveyor (Team Leader)

Council House, Avenue Road, Malvern, WR14 3AF
£41,881 - £45,859
02 Jul 2021
26 Jul 2021
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The South Worcestershire Building Control Partnership is a forward thinking, customer focussed Building Control Service dealing with all aspects of the Building Regulations, including the examination of full plans/building notice applications, site inspections, dangerous structures, unauthorised and regularisation applications and enforcement duties as and when required. We deal with a wide range of interesting development proposals across south Worcestershire for Malvern Hills District Council, Wychavon District Council and Worcester City Council.

Principal Building Control Surveyor (Team Leader)
37 hours per week
Salary from £41,881 - £45,859 per annum

This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified and experienced surveyor to join a professional team with the reputation for delivering a high quality service across south Worcestershire.

As the team leader, you will be responsible for the day to day operation of the service. You will be a senior member of the team of Building Control Inspectors maintaining a caseload of applications for Building Regulations approval including some complex and challenging projects. You will be expected to proactively seek opportunities to market and promote our Building Control service and increase market share. You will manage relationships between the Council and developers on a range of development proposals, providing an efficient and effective building control service and representing the service on a wide range of projects.

We require an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, who can demonstrate enthusiasm and a strong track record in team management. You will be required to liaise with members of the public or their agents, so will need to be comfortable working away from the office and be confident when dealing with customers. You will be working in a flexible office environment, based in Great Malvern but may be required to also work from Pershore and/ or Worcester City. You will need to have good organisational and administrative skills and be IT literate.

The post holder will be required to respond to reports of dangerous structures, will need a full driving licence and access to a car.

So if you are self-motivated, customer focused and want to be part of setting an outstanding vision for Building Control in south Worcestershire, that is focussed on providing excellent customer service and you want to unlock your full potential, you cannot do better right now than come to the South Worcestershire Building Control Partnership.

Key Requirements:

  • Fully qualified to RICS, CABE or equivalent.
  • Strong management/ team leadership track record
  • Driving licence and use of a car for business or fully mobile with access to transport.
  • Ability to undertake site visits in both urban and rural parts of south Worcestershire, which may involve activities such as climbing ladders/operating in confined spaces.
  • Totally committed to customer care.

Skills and Experience:

  • Full range of experience in the construction industry.
  • Experience and demonstrable knowledge of building legislation and other linked legislation.
  • Proven ability to successfully monitor improve staff performance
  • Building Control experience which includes plan checking, site inspections, dangerous structures and demolition.
  • Experience/knowledge of Building Control systems and procedures.
  • Team worker with ability to work on own initiative.
  • Computer literate and excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Well organised and ability to handle a variety of tasks at any time.
  • Ability to positively respond to change and seek new and improved ways of working.

Location: Although the main base is Great Malvern, the successful applicant will be expected to operate on a mobile basis from other offices in Worcester and Pershore, depending on the operational needs of the shared service. Further information will be given at the interview.

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Duncan Rudge, Head of Planning Services on 01684 862318

Closing Date: Sunday 25 July 2021

Interview Date: Wednesday 4 August 2021

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