Principal Building Control Surveyor (Area Manager)

Principal Building Control Surveyor (Area Manager)

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Building & Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £60000 - £73000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Curtis Sanderson

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8958

  • Job ref:

    Area Manager - Brum

  • Published:

    2 months ago

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A unique opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Senior Building Control Surveyor, or an established Principal Surveyor/Area Manager, to lead a small Birmingham based team (flexi-working, 2 days/week office).

About the Company:

This is a reputable Approved Inspector with a growing regional team in the West Midlands that currently boasts a varied portfolio of work shared between both Residential and Commercial developments. They have a significant pipeline of work creating opportunity for further growth with the right individual leading the team. This employer has also recently improved their benefits package to recognise their valuable staff, meaning the package on offer is genuinely market-leading.  

About the Role:

This opportunity will suit either an established Building Control Manager or an experienced Surveyor looking to challenge themselves by managing and growing a small team (competitive salary to suit experience and full support of Regional Directors for those looking to progress). You will be predominantly based from home however there would be office presence expected for at least 2 days per week for direct support/training to the team (anything additional is flexible to suit). There is currently a good balance of Residential/Commercial projects, with a view to become more commercial focused in the long-term (coverage area is predominantly local).  

Person Specification:
  • Proven relevant industry experience within a Building Control environment, carrying out plan checking and site inspections, whilst managing your own projects
  • Full Membership of RICS, CABE, CIOB (or equivalent)
  • Commercial experience desirable but not essential
  • Management experience preferable but not essential 
  • Thorough knowledge and application of Building Regulations, AI regulations and associated legislation
  • Full UK Driving Licence and use of a car
Benefits Package:
  • Salary up to £70,000
  • Car allowance (circa £3k/annum)
  • 45p/mile (in addition to car allowance)
  • 30 days annual leave (plus public holidays – 38 total)
  • Death in service x4 salary
  • Private health care
  • Long-term sick pay
  • Improved pension scheme
For an informal and non-committal conversation regarding this opportunity, please reach out to Curtis Sanderson (Building Control & Warranty Lead) at Scantec on 01516668958 or

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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