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GBP £61,515 to £63,630 61515

Market supplement





Neighbourhoods & Housing


Public Realm

DBS Required


Contract Type

Permanent - Full Time

Closing date


This role also attracts a market supplement of £5,000

We know that staff are key to our success and we are seeking people with ambition, creativity and commitment to our values to help us achieve the best for the people of Hackney.

We are seeking an experienced building control manager to act as the Council’s most senior advisor for professional matters relating to Building Control, leading on developing the service, seeking continuous improvement to enhance competitiveness within Building Control. You will fulfil the Council’s duties across the borough resulting from legislative and corporate responsibilities.

An experienced Building Control professional, you will hold a membership of a professional body relevant to the building control profession, for example Association of Building Engineers; Institution of Civil Engineers; Institution of Structural Engineers; Royal Institute of British Architects; Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work.  We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best.  We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.

If the opportunity of working here excites you, please apply. 

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.  It is essential that you include a supporting statement, addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet all the aspects of the post, as indicated in the job description and person specification.

Closing date: 12 July 2020

Interview date: W/c 20 July 2020 (Interviews may take place via video conferencing).

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.