Team Leader Building Control

London (Greater) (GB)
£50,160 - £53,112
18 Mar 2019
22 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Team Leader Building Control
Vacancy Reference Number: PLA00392

 Closing Date: 22 Apr 2019


Directorate:          Place

Division:               Planning & Building Control

Section:                Building Control

Team:                   N/A

Grade:                  LPO7 - £50,160 - £53,112

Contract Type:     Permanent

Number of Posts: 1

Hours per week:  35

Benefits and Allowances

In addition to the salary there are call out and travel allowances payable

Role Purpose

Do you want to push yourself and accelerate your career? Be more commercial? Deliver on some of the best, most impressive building control projects in London? Do you want to work in a buzzing, energetic environment? Do you feed off and welcome change? If you do, then Tower Hamlets Building Control is the place for you.

For an ambitious individual we offer the opportunity to inspire, motivate, develop and satisfy your professional aspirations. Our impressive portfolio spans the London City Island and Canary Wharf expansion, Wood Wharf and Wardian Towers and major out of Borough partnership projects such as the South Bank development and Embassy Gardens. You will join a professionally qualified management team to support you, that has a commitment to deliver a quality, modern and competitive business through the  Local Authority Building Control service.

You would hold a senior management position, whilst overseeing a wide range of prestigious projects. Responsible for the joint management of Building Control in Tower Hamlets, you will manage the delivery of the Council’s responsibilities for the determination of building regulation applications and oversee a team of Surveyors.

We are determined to improve our systems and processes, re-think the way we deliver the service and in managing a team we would expect you to enable us to become as business like as we can as we compete for work. You will be a creative, ideas person who has a desire to manage and lead within a building control environment.

The role is as a team leader so we expect you to work with the management team to manage the service and improve the offer but you will of course still need to do things like: inspect building work in progress, act as the Council's expert on all specialist Building Control matters and ensure public safety by dealing with alleged dangerous structures and public amenity by responding to applications for demolition work. 

For the right person this is a fantastic next step in their career one which we would like you to take with Tower Hamlets. Working at the heart of London, shaping its environment and skyline and taking responsibility for the successful completion of its next generation of buildings.

About the benefits

It’s a role where you’ll be highly valued and rewarded. There are many benefits to working in Tower Hamlets Building Control, such as highly competitive salaries, borough wide parking permit paid, car allowance and including working from home.

The Building Control Department has recently been restructured to accommodate future demands, additional experience while also future proofing the team with opportunities from all levels; we offer opportunities for you to learn, progress and manage to become a highly skilled professional. We support and encourage you to achieve your true potential, job satisfaction, deliver benefits to the Tower Hamlets Community and make a real difference for their health, safety and welfare.

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