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All boroughs are unique. Many are vibrant and multicultural. Some have a rich historical background. Others have a modern edge. Tower Hamlets is all of these - it’s got the buzz that’s felt by those who live and work here...
To lead and manage the Council’s statutory Building Control service. This includes taking responsibility for building relationships with external organisations, promoting the service internally and integrating the service within the Directorate, defining, promoting and delivering a customer service focussed approach and co-ordinating the full range of service duties
ensuring delivery to budget while promoting the Council’s vision
To be Head of Section exercising delegated authority and acting as the Council’s expert on all building control matters. To manage the Building Control Trading Account and the business of the service to ensure full cost recovery. To ensure the provision of a comprehensive Building Control
service including applications, site inspection, dangerous structures, Street Naming and Numbering and demolitions. Eligibility for chartered membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Association of Building Engineers and/or other relevant professional qualification.
Comprehensive Building Control experience and knowledge and understanding of the statutory and legal framework, national policy and current thinking within Building Control. Willing to travel to various sites and locations and work at different times including weekend and evening meetings and to respond to out of hours dangerous structure call-outs.
We shall ensure fairness and equal opportunities throughout our workforce and in service delivery. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age.
Closing date: 17 May 2012.
For more information and to apply for this and other career opportunities, please visit the Tower Hamlets website.