Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Principal Building Control Surveyor


Job Description:

Principal Building Control Surveyor needed in Stoke on Trent, £70ph PAYE - Reference: 5251162

• To support the directorate team to deliver high quality professional Building Control service
• To support the team manager in having operational management responsibility for staff covering the area, subject to the Strategic manager’s guidance for statutory building regulation and associated advisory services and partner authorities including the exercise of delegated powers.
• To deputise for the team manager as and when required.
• To support the Team Manager in ensuring that the local authority fulfils its legal regulatory function and national minimum performance standards and the authority’s own objectives in relation to the service area.
• To support the Strategic Manager and Team Manager in developing plans, policies and procedures to deliver appropriate services to support the directorate’s objectives.
• To promote and develop a high-quality approach to how we deliver services.
• To support in the effective overall running of the directorate as a member of the senior leadership team within the directorate and by undertaking any other duties as required by the Strategic Manager.
• To support the team manager and lead in securing, developing and managing lead authority agreements between the client and local and national companies and other building regulation providers
• To secure additional work through application of marketing and professional expertise in accordance with business plans.
• To support the Team Manager in having responsibility to act as the Building Authority and licensing authority in respect of safety matters relevant to sports grounds.
• To support the Team Manager in having responsibility to act as the Building Authority in relation to high rise buildings and especially considering the means of escape in case if fire.
• To fulfil the statutory responsibilities in respects of dangerous structures and related matters including the out of hours and weekend function
• To support the Team Manager to manage the partnership as the partnership board manager for the North Staffordshire Building Control Partnership.



This is a Full time role on a temporary contract basis  


If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.


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  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Construction