Technical Manager (Building Control)

South Norfolk House, Long Stratton with occasional travel
£41,775 - £44,601 per annum depending on experience
22 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Manager (Building Control)

£41,775 - £44,601 per annum depending on experience

Location: South Norfolk House, Long Stratton with occasional travel The Boathouse, Wisbech

Full time, Permanent

Other key information: £5,000 golden hello*, out of hours cover for dangerous structures

Building on our values


Role Snapshot

We believe in a collaborative partnership approach to building control, we are innovative and pioneering with digital working and mobile working, with home starts in a semi-autonomous role.

What you could be part of…

Building Regulations not only set standards for the design and construction of buildings but also ensures the health and safety for people in or around those buildings.


Working at South Norfolk Council would enable you to be part of an organisation which is proud to deliver high-quality, customer focussed services. Our success comes from us being commercially astute and business-like.  Continuous improvement is also vital and our employees challenge themselves to develop new and innovative ways to improve the services that make a real difference to people’s lives.

What you’ll be doing…

  • Overseeing the technical integrity of the service by developing relations with policy makers
  • Ensuring the technical resilience for existing partnership and expand to other Local Authorities
  • Advising on the administration and enforcement of the building regulations and associated legislation
  • Work with the Service Manager to provide leadership through cultural change within to enable the service to become more commercial in its approach
  • Attending dangerous structures

You must have…

Full Membership of a recognised professional body such as; Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Association of Building Engineers (CABE), and have a full UK (or equivalent) driving licence. You should also demonstrate an understanding of regulation and legislation changes, have commercial awareness and financial competency to manage budgets as well as excellent customer care skills and ability to motivate staff.

What’s in it for you…

You will be working as part of an award-winning team in a vibrant and forward-thinking organisation in a time of growth and development. There are great opportunities to develop your career with exposure to high profile clients and projects.

Our package includes employer pension contributions of 15%, performance related pay up to 5%, 23 days holiday increasing to 28 days after 5 years plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time employees), flexi time, compassionate leave and sickness entitlement for times of need.  As a Platinum Investors in People you will have regular reviews with your line manager and a personal development plan.  We also support towards volunteering days in the community and encourage staff to be involved with fun activities to raise money for local and national charities.

You may still have questions and can contact Steve Fulcher on 07890 599431 to answers these for you.

Please apply online for this role on our website please click on the apply button below 

Closing date: 13 March 2018.


Interview date: week commencing 19 March 2018.

* £1,000 after 6 weeks, £3,000 upon successful completion of probationary period (normally 6 months), £1,000 after 12 months.