Building Control Team Manager

£43,857 - £46,845 yearly
  • Bristol City Council
  • Bristol, UK
  • 01 Jul, 2021
Permanent, Full Time Building Inspector Building Control Building Surveyor

Job Description

Building Control Team Manager
£43,857 - £46,845 plus up to £3,000 additional payment for out of hours Dangerous structures rota where applicable

Do you want a rewarding work-life balance with the opportunity to work on a variety of exciting, rewarding projects helping with our key construction challenges in the City, where we put our customers at the centre of the work we do? Bristol City Council’s Building Control team is well regarded locally and nationally, and we are looking to strengthen the existing talent we have. 

You’ll assist in enforcing the Building Regulations and allied legislation by working to the Building Control Group Manager by managing one of the Building Control teams. You will work alongside our highly respected and experienced existing team managers in delivering all elements of the Building Control function and be directly responsible for a team of surveyors. You will bring a proven track record and knowledge of the Building Regulations across a broad range of sectors including commercial, multi residential developments including high-rise, right through to the domestic sector. You will also be supporting surveyors with onsite assistance and lead on training and development. Reacting to whatever the day throws up whilst focussing on the longer-term objectives for the team ensures that no two days are the same in a fast-paced busy environment. 

As one of the largest cities in the South West of England and one of the country’s core cities, Bristol is a vibrant, historic and multi-cultural city that is enjoying a level of growth within the construction industry. With a multitude of development from all aspects of the construction spectrum the opportunities and challenges faced by the construction professional are second to none. 

We are currently seeking an experienced Surveyor that will hold a relevant Building Control Professional Qualification and can demonstrate experience in managing a team or operating at a Senior level within their current workplace. You will be able to demonstrate significant wide-ranging experience of Building Control projects and the challenges of working in a major city. You will have taken the technical lead in complex projects and can demonstrate self-motivation, the ability to work independently and as part of a team.  You will be given the opportunity to work on a variety of projects enabling you to build on your existing experience, with an expectation to put our customers at the centre of the work we do. 

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop your career in a major city. 

Join us and you’ll receive a generous rewards package including flexible working and flexi-time allowing for a good work-life balance, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, a generous annual leave allowance and regular user mileage allowance where appropriate. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future. 

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below. 

To discuss this opportunity informally please contact Steve Pearce, Group Manager on 0117 922 3770 or 

Closing date: 26 July 2021. 

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the City we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, and disabled candidates, who are currently under-represented within this service of Bristol City Council. Appointments will be made on merit.