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Lambeth Council - Deputy Building Control Manager

Employer
Remedy Social Work
Location
London
Salary
560.00 - 560.00 GBP Daily
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Duties of the role will be;

To assist the Head of Building Control in the management of the Building Control Department and lead in respect of the technical site works in respect of the large projects within the borough.

Ensuring the delivery of high quality, cost effective, customer focussed service which meets the Council's statutory responsibilities and contributes to the Council's Community Plan.

To assist the Head of Building Control in respect of professional and technical matters which include but not limited to the application of post Grenfell fire safety legislation, structural assessments, building control competency as designated by the Building Safety Regulator and those responsibilities that uphold the Lambeth Council's reputation.

To provide adequate support and assistance to the overall management of planning and development, including professional and technical input to the corporate planning, management and decision making processes and representing the borough in matters relating to Building Control to stakeholders and partners outside of the Council.

Ensure in conjunction with the Head of Building Control that the service provided is sustainable through the successful marketing and promotion of the service to maximise income in completion with private sector providers.

To monitor and oversee the performance of the professional Building Control staff to maximise output and improve efficiency.

Key Unit Accountabilities
1. The Deputy Building Control Manager is responsible for supporting the Building Control Manager for the direction, in the support and development of the Building Control Team (including professional services consultants where appointed). To deputise for the Head of Building Control in his or her absence to provide guidance across the service.
2. To provide effective support for the Head of Building Control in respect of leadership and providing support and assistance to other team members where necessary.
3. Assist the Head of Building Control to develop and implement the framework of the business unit to ensure continuous improvement, marketing, and quality initiatives, enhancing competitiveness, quality of output and cost effectiveness.
4. To manage the Building Control Team and ensure the team meet the statutory targets for decisions on full plans applications and also that all works carried out on site comply with the building regulations.
5. To assist the Head of Building Control in respect of professional and technical matters which include but not limited to the application of post Grenfell fire safety legislation, structural assessments, building control competency as designated by the Building Safety Regulator and those responsibilities that uphold the Lambeth Council's reputation.
6. To lead on a range of complex matters with regards to Building Regulations submissions, Dangerous Structures, Building Act and Regulations, and the London Building Acts, negotiating with applicants, citizens, perpetrators and developers, managing risk to the Councill.
7. Ensure the Building Control team acquire and maintain their competency and licence to operate as designated by the Building Safety Regulator (HSE).

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.

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