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Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in joining East Devon District Council in this critical role of Principal Building Surveyor. You’ll be moving into a leadership role within the property and facilities team, helping us to deliver a comprehensive property service to all council owned public buildings. We have an ambitious programme or work for you to become involved in straight away, and there is opportunity to help us to deliver across a wide range of areas from planned maintenance through to health & safety and property compliance.

The councils' ambition is to be an outstanding and well-run council which provides great services and opportunities for East Devon – now and for future generations, and we are seeking a candidate who will share these values.

In return for your commitment, you’ll receive an excellent benefits package which includes generous annual leave, flexi-time, access to Local Government Pension Scheme, salary sacrifice cycle scheme and the employee assistance programme. In addition, you’ll also be encouraged to take advantage of the councils outstanding learning and development opportunities.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have prior experience in a Building Surveying role working on the client-side, either in the public or private sector. You will need to be able to demonstrate a broad building surveying skill-set which has involved overseeing a wide range of property maintenance areas as well as delivery of projects, and you’ll need to have had some prior team leadership responsibility.

If you feel ready to take the next step in your career and deliver a public building property service across an area of outstanding natural beauty, then we’d like to hear from you. Please call Tom Yeo from HAYS in the first instance, on 01823 277087 or by email,

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