Your new companyNelson is renowned for its stunning natural landscapes, with diverse geography capturing everything from long golden beaches to untouched forests and rugged mountains. It is also one of the sunniest cities in New Zealand. Nelson City Council is one of Nelson’s most desirable employers in the region with a team that is fully integrated digitally. Their building unit prides itself on being accredited as a Building Consent Authority and who are constantly striving to improve their processes and procedures. They offer ongoing professional and personal development opportunities and a work culture that is respectful of the balance you are striving for.Your new role As the result of an internal promotion, there is an opportunity for a people leader with building inspections experience to join this established team. You will lead their committed and hard-working team of 9 who undertake a variety of duties from building inspections and building compliance to the issuing of Code Compliance Certificates for residential and commercial buildings. Your high level of people and relationship management skills will complement your technical skills and ability to motivate and lead a team, resolve issues, and explain technical information in a way that people can understand.What you’ll need to succeed If you’re ready for your next career move, please check out the competencies below: Your experience of leading a team of building inspectors and/or surveying professionals Strong communication skills with an ability to build and maintain positive working relationships Proven experience of developing and building team capability Demonstrated commitment to delivering excellent customer service Technology savvy with a practical focus on using technology to improve the customer experience Working knowledge of the Building Act and Building Code Must have or be working towards a qualification for building control surveying under BCA Accreditation Reg 18, degree in building science/construction management or other relevant qualifications If you’re not currently working for a Council, maybe you’ve done a similar job in the past (such as building surveying) and are now ready to take your leadership and inspection skills further. Your strong understanding of construction and design will ensure Nelson’s developments are safe and meet the requirements of the Building Act and Building Code. What you’ll get in return You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, ongoing professional development and generous leave provisions.