Principal Specialist Building Control Inspector

Client: Manchester City Council

Location: Manchester

Salary: £55,564 to £59,086

Closing date: Sunday, 15 October 2023 23:30

Principal Specialist Building Control Inspector

We have two Building Control teams.

Lead one of them.

From skyscrapers to stadia redevelopment and wholesale District Centre regeneration, Manchester is the growth hub of the North. Our Building Control Service will support this delivery, and when you lead one of our high caliber teams, you’ll be at the heart of it all.

Our growth agenda has a national profile. Join us, and you’ll deliver key outcomes for the city —development which is essential to providing new homes and jobs that are safe, inclusive, responds to climate change and is of the highest quality.

We’ll look to you to support the Technical Manager in the strategic development and performance of the section, and in implementing initiatives both within the service and at corporate level. In particular, you’ll focus on the financial and operational performance of the Building Control team.

Operating at regional and national level, you’ll engage in joint initiatives to improve standards in relation to buildings, building work and public safety, and to develop the partnerships we need to maintain the high standards of service delivery demanded by our Charter Mark status.

You’ll need detailed knowledge and experience of Building Control and its statutory framework, backed by a thorough understanding of associated legislation relating to construction, building, property and development and a good grasp of construction types and techniques, including Fire Safety.

In addition, you’ll be registered and have the experience to carry out restricted activities described in secondary legislation and to advise building control bodies who are undertaking restricted functions in relation to all building types including non-standard and higher rise buildings as defined in the amended Building Safety Act 22.

In return, you’ll have every opportunity to develop your career thanks to our national agenda, and can look forward to rewards - please view here: Why work for us - Manchester City Council (

For a confidential discussion please contact our recruitment partners at Penna please contact Delina Teklehaymanot on +44 (0) 7752791517 or or to apply follow the link.

Closing date: 15th October 2023