Planning & Building Control
Building Control Manager (P1377)
22 month fixed term contract subject to review
Salary package up to £60K per year (inc. market supplement, standby allowance and essential user car allowance) with potential salary earn-back
St Albans is a unique English Cathedral City with a colourful history which can be seen in the Roman remains and variety of beautiful architecture, heritage sites and conservation areas. Set within green belt, off the M25, A1M and M1 the District includes a cathedral, historic city centre, market town and charming villages. Our refurbished offices are in the city centre near to the Thameslink station (London St Pancras 20 minutes and Luton Parkway 11 minutes), shops and restaurants. In short it is a great place to live and work.
We are looking for a dynamic manager with the ability to effectively lead the Building Control team, with strong technical expertise whilst also growing new business opportunities and the ability to develop new innovative approaches.
You must be efficient in delivering a range of specific effective and efficient services to our customers through the provision and application of specialist skills, knowledge and expertise, which supports the Councils in the delivery of services ensuring compliance with statutory provisions and corporate policy
You must have a good commercial outlook and understand the financial aspects of the Building Control function. You must be able to lead, motivate and manage staff to sustain and improve our service and increase market share. You will need to have excellent customer service skills, with excellent organisational skills.
We offer a competitive package which includes essential user car allowance, learning and development opportunities, flexitime or flexible working e.g. nine-day fortnight, compressed hours, partial homeworking, generous annual leave of up to 31 days (depending on length of service), reimbursement of professional fees, up to 18.5% employer pension scheme and childcare voucher scheme.
This post is Politically Restricted and subject to a Basic Disclosure Check.
For an informal discussion, please contact Tracy Harvey, Head of Planning and Building Control on (01727) 819300. For full details please visit our website at www.stalbans.gov.uk
Closing date: 21 January 2019
Interviews are scheduled for: 1st February 2019