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Principal Building Control Surveyor

England, London
£50 - £52 per hour
Closing date
14 Jan 2021
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Job Details

Responsibilities of this role:

Lead, manage and direct a team of multidisciplinary, professional and technical staff for Council to deliver an effective, efficient and proactive customer focused business in accordance with the requirements of legislation, delegated powers, Council Standing Orders and officer codes of practice.

Maximise income through the effective management of the building control activities, and the annual review of charges, the analysis of competitor pricing strategy and in response to changing customer behaviour.

Proactively market and promote the building control service through the development and management of a sales and marketing strategy, through promotional and educational material and the development of an organisational culture and management ethos that puts the customer first.

Exercise rigorous financial control of all aspects of the service within their designated area of responsibility in accordance with Council codes of practice, policy and standing orders.

Develop performance programmes for building control activity and monitoring of outcomes and targets.

Maintain accurate up to date records of all activity including enforcement, service requests and escalated complaint issues.

Represent the service at all levels within and external to the Council, including Cabinet, Cabinet Member, Chief Officers Board, residents associations, business and trade organisations; and to develop excellent professional relationships with service users based on the principles of partnership, co-operation and customer care.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.


Matchtech is a leading global technical and engineering recruitment specialist, with over 30 years’ experience in successfully matching job-seekers with hiring employers across a range of industries. 

Our Town Planning team has over 20 years’ experience recruiting to the sector. Our specialist, dedicated consultants are perfectly placed to support our candidates in finding them the right position and to help our clients source the best people for their organisation. We take pride in delivering the highest levels of service and appreciate the importance of understanding the needs of our candidates and clients.

We are passionate about quality and work to the most rigorous standards in the recruitment industry. Our goal is to always exceed the expectations of our customers by providing the best delivery and the highest quality service possible.

Contact Us
  • Gattaca
  • 1450 Parkway,
  • Fareham,
  • PO15 7AF
  • GB
  • 01489 898989
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