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Principal Building Control Inspector

Hays Building
Greater Manchester, Manchester
£57720.0 - £61379.0 per annum + £57,720 - £61,379
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Building Control

Job Details

'This is Manchester, we do things differently here!'
Working for Manchester City Council you will join a team who are passionate about what we do, shaping and supporting development in the city to better the lives and wellbeing of all the citizens of Manchester. We are the largest employer in the city which is the heart of the Northern Powerhouse and recognised internationally for its unique contribution to the national and world economy.
'Make a difference in Manchester'
The projects you will be working on will have a real impact on the people of Manchester. The variety of projects mean that your work will affect professionals, students, families in their everyday lives.
'Be yourself and thrive'
Manchester City Council strive to create a fair and inclusive workplace that is as diverse as the communities we serve. We also welcome new ideas and get you involved which is why we have great staff retention, we invest in our people with further training and development, and look after your well-being with all the benefits on offer.
Your Role:
This opportunity is unique in the public sector. It offers you the headline-grabbing, varied projects you will not find anywhere else in the public sector, you will be working on multiple town centre regeneration projects, City Centre high rise residential, City Centre student accommodation and commercial offices as well as Manchester Airport and the Etihad Stadium to name a few.
Working as part of the wider building control team - which is a team of 20, you will be reporting into the Technical Manager supporting them on the financial and operational performance of the team. Your role is to improve standards in relation to buildings, building work and public safety, and to develop the partnerships needed to maintain the high standards of service delivery.
You will have your own caseload of strategically important developments. On a daily basis you will be undertaking site visits, liaising with your team and making sure that the projects being delivered are safe and compliant.
'Join an organisation that cares'
Your career progression and well-being are equally important to the council. Working within the public sector you can expect a secure and interesting workload as well as generous benefits which include:

  • The UK's largest pension scheme in local government
  • 26 days (+5 extra days after 5 years) annual leave.
  • If you love your holidays buy up to 10 extra days of leave a year.
  • Opportunities for hybrid working.
  • Annual awards for performance and long service.
  • Enhanced maternity pay.
  • 10 days paid paternity leave.
  • Discounts across various retailers.
  • Support with further career development.

What you'll need to be successful:
If you are a building control inspector at senior or principal level then get in touch!
You should be chartered with MCIOB/ MCIOB/ MCABE and a Level 3 - Specialist level in accordance with the Building Inspector Competence Framework, if not the Council will support you in obtaining this. I'd love to discuss how you could be an important part of our team and help us continue to deliver the excellent service that Manchester is known for.

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