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Building Control & Property Information Manager

City of York Council
York, North Yorkshire
£43,155 to £49,635 per annum
Closing date
2 Nov 2021

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Regeneration and Local Economies, Housing, Management and Maintenance
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Full time
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Are you looking to progress your career or for a new challenge?

Do you hold a recognized qualification in Building Control, (MRICS or equivalent)?

Due to retirement we have an opening for a Building Control and Property Information Manager within our Building Control team based in the historic and cultural city of York.

With significant developments planned for the future this is a fantastic opportunity to progress your career and join a team who are focused on meeting the demands of the impending changes to the Building Control system.

You will be responsible for the day to day management of the Building Control and Property Information teams and will act as the principal technical advisor ensuring technical and legal compliance with the Building Acts, Building Regulations and Safety at Sports Grounds Regulations and providing professional expert advice on building control matters.

Ideal candidates should have:

  • substantial knowledge of Building Acts and Regulations together with allied legislation relating to Building Control and related areas.
  • knowledge of customer care and the principles of equal opportunities in providing a Building Control function.
  • a proven record of the ability to act as the lead officer ensuring compliance and enforcement within the Building Regulations and ancillary legislation
  • a high level of self-motivation
  • excellent time management
  • leadership and management experience

If you can combine detailed experience of the management and operation of the building control function with a clear commitment to the development and delivery of customer-focused services whilst taking other members of the team forward with you, then you could help us to deliver even higher standards whilst gaining experience of the construction environment York has to offer.

We aim to attract, develop and retain the very best people to deliver our services and in return can offer you an attractive package including a generous pension scheme, authorised parking, continuing professional development opportunities, car lease scheme and a mix of working flexibly from our office, from home or on site.

We take great pride in been a friendly, flexible and professional organisation.

Relocation expenses are available to the successful candidate to support re-locating to York.

If you relish the challenges of the future and would like to be part of shaping our city’s future we would welcome your application.

The Council is highly committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Andrew Maple, Building Control and Property Information Manager,  or on Mobile: 07760 282366.

Closing date:  Tuesday 2 November 2021 at 12 midnight

Interview date: Week commencing Monday 8 November 2021

Job Description


The City of York has a rich history stretching back nearly 2000 years; George VI once said that: 'The history of York is the history of England'. York has a wealth of heritage and history. York attracts over four million visitors a year and popular destinations include York Minster, which is the largest Gothic cathedral in Europe, the Castle Museum, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre. Tourism is an important industry in York and the city also has a thriving bioscience, technology and research sector, centred on the City's Science Park. Other major employers include Nestle, City of York Council and York Hospitals NHS Trust. York has excellent transport links, being on the East Coast Mainline and close to the A1M. From York seaside resorts such as Scarborough, Whitby and Filey or the North York Moors National Park are a short journey by road or rail.

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North Yorkshire
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