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Building, Property Information and Compliance Manager

City of York Council
North Yorkshire
up to £54,463
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Are you looking to progress your career or for a new challenge?


We are looking for a motivated manager with experience of leading diverse and challenging teams.


We have a fantastic opportunity for a committed and enthusiastic individual to lead our Building, Property Information and Compliance team based in the historic and cultural city of York.


With significant developments planned for the future this is a fantastic opportunity to progress your career and join a team who are focused on meeting the demands of Local Government.  You will work with a variety of partners, customers, and clients on the delivery of a professional service that maximises resources and delivers positive outcomes.


You will be responsible for the day to day management of the Building Control, Property Information, monitoring and compliance along with a flood risk engineer. The post holder will lead, motivate and manage the teams.


You will be business and customer focused with a demonstrable record of, identifying opportunities, achieving outcomes, managing change, and exercising strong leadership skills. You will be self-motivated with a flexible and collaborative approach to work and have the ability to cope with multiple and changing demands whilst meeting tight deadlines.


Ideal candidates should have:


  • Substantial knowledge of Local Authority working and management
  • Knowledge of customer care and the principles of equal opportunities
  • A proven record of the ability to act as the lead officer in one of the identified specialist areas
  • A high level of self-motivation
  • Excellent time management


If you can combine detailed experience of the management and operation of diverse teams with a clear commitment to the development and delivery of customer-focused services whilst taking other members of the team forward with you, then you could help us to deliver even higher standards whilst gaining experience of the environment York has to offer.


We aim to attract, develop and retain the very best people to deliver our services and in return can offer you an attractive package including a generous pension scheme, continuing professional development opportunities, car lease scheme and a mix of working flexibly from our office, from home or on site.


We take great pride in being a friendly, flexible and professional organisation.

Relocation expenses are available to the successful candidate to support re-locating to York if necessary.


If you relish the challenges of the future and would like to be part of shaping our city’s future, we would welcome your application.


The Council is committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.   


Relocation expenses, in accordance with the City of York Council’s Relocation Policy, may be available for the successful candidate subject to meeting the relevant criteria.


This post is deemed as politically restricted. As designated politically restricted officers, employees will not be allowed to undertake certain activities. Please refer to the guidance attached for further information.


Hybrid working arrangements are available for this role. Each role at CYC is different and your working arrangements will be determined based on the requirements of the role and in collaboration with you and your needs as part of the recruitment process. Your contractual location will be the designated council office for your team


For further information or an informal discussion please contact Becky Eades (Head of Planning and Development Services) at   

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Closing date: Sunday 14 July 2024 at 12 midnight


The City of York has a rich history stretching back nearly 2000 years; George VI once said that: 'The history of York is the history of England'. York has a wealth of heritage and history. York attracts over four million visitors a year and popular destinations include York Minster, which is the largest Gothic cathedral in Europe, the Castle Museum, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre. Tourism is an important industry in York and the city also has a thriving bioscience, technology and research sector, centred on the City's Science Park. Other major employers include Nestle, City of York Council and York Hospitals NHS Trust. York has excellent transport links, being on the East Coast Mainline and close to the A1M. From York seaside resorts such as Scarborough, Whitby and Filey or the North York Moors National Park are a short journey by road or rail.

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01904 551550
City of York Council
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North Yorkshire

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