Head of Building Control

Camden Council
64613.00 - 78973.00 GBP Annual
02 Oct 2017
16 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Directorate: Supporting Communities

Location: 5 Pancras Square

Job Level: Level 6, zone 2

Salary: GBP64,613 - GBP78,973

Contract Type: Permanent, full time, 37 hours per week

25 days holiday (27 days after 5 years' service) Join us to make a difference towards Camden's building control

Camden understands that Grenfell changed everything and are responding by hiring a Head of Building Control who is passionate about making a difference.

This role requires someone who has technical expertise, as well as business acumen with a good understanding of how best to market the service in a challenging economic environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing an innovative, growth focused commercial strategy that can adapt to change. You will proactively market, innovate, promote the building control service, and ensure that the service grows its market share and effectively responds to customer demands and changes.

You will have excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to build strong partnerships with developers both externally and internally in order to provide a good quality and efficient service at the right price. You will have previous experience of financial control with the aim of maximising income, whilst ensuring compliance with Building Regulations, codes of practice, policy and standing orders as well as our legal obligations.

This is an excellent opportunity to shape the future of Building Regulations as you lead the business during a time of change. This is a high profile role and as our key representative for building control, you will review and implement our changes, whilst driving the service forward.

About us

Camden's main offices are located in modern award winning offices at King's Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country's first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

How to apply:

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the 'Why you?' section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on , at , or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 15th October 2017, 23:59 pm

Interviews to be held: TBC

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