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Building Control Manager

Ref no. BHN572158
Salary £550 - £600/day
Location Nottinghamshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 6 Months
Job status Open

Job summary

Local Authority client seeking an interim Class 4 Technical Manager for an initial 6 month contract. For more information please call Adam @ Matchtech on 01489 898881

Key skills required for this role

Class 4, Technical Manager, Building Control Manager


Class 4 Technical Manager

Job description

Our client is looking for a Building Control Manager to oversee their Building Control service, ensuring operational excellence and effective management across all aspects of building regulation compliance and enforcement. This pivotal role is suited for a contemporary leader who is keen to drive transformation within the council's Building Control department, delivering on the promise of safety and sustainability in the District.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic and professional leadership for the Building Control Team, focusing on innovative, outcome-driven approaches.
  • Lead the assessment and processing of complex Building Control applications, ensuring compliance with Building Regulations.
  • Undertake professional duties including site visits, assessments, documentation, and issuing timely decisions.
  • Engage and represent the Council on national changes to Building Regulation legislation.
  • Manage the delivery of Building Control advice to the public, council services, and external stakeholders.
  • Stay abreast of legislative changes in Building Regulations and communicate impacts effectively.
  • Utilise IT systems for maintaining and enhancing records and files.
  • Administer and act on matters related to dangerous or dilapidated structures, including emergency cover protocols.
  • Lead budget management for the Building Control Team, ensuring resources are effectively allocated.
  • Enhance client relationships and implement income generation strategies.
  • Develop and manage the enforcement function, ensuring compliance and addressing non-conformities.
  • Compile statistical returns and ensure compliance with operational standards.
  • Contribute to the strategic development of the Council as part of the Planning and Place Management team.

Job Requirements:

  • Substantial experience in building control management, particularly within council or public sector environments.
  • In-depth knowledge of Class 4 Building Control and other relevant regulations.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage and develop a team effectively.
  • Proficient in the latest digital technology used for record keeping and data management.
  • Exceptional communication skills, with proficiency in engaging with government agencies and public inquiries.
  • Proactive in personal and professional development of team members and self.


    • Opportunity to take on a critical role within the council, directly impacting the safety and quality of the district's infrastructure.
    • Professional development opportunities to stay ahead in the field of building control.
    • Be part of a supportive and dynamic team, driving change and innovation within the Building Control service.

    If you are driven by service excellence and wish to play a key role in shaping the future of building control services in a growing district, we welcome you to apply for this challenging and rewarding position. Apply now to become a pivotal part of our client's dedicated team.

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