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Building Safety and Compliance Manager

  • £60000 per annum
  • Newham, Greater London
  • Posted: 31/05/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 176BSCM524

Job Details

About Us:
We are a dynamic and rapidly growing residential management organisation committed to providing safe and compliant homes for our residents. We take pride in delivering the highest standards of building safety and compliance across our expanding portfolio of residential projects. Join us in ensuring our homes meet and exceed all regulatory requirements and provide a secure living environment for our residents.

Role Purpose:
As the Building Safety & Compliance Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining and developing our Building Safety and Compliance service. You will ensure our homes are fully compliant with all Building & Fire Safety Regulations, that all inspections are conducted in a timely manner, and that all relevant contracts are in place and monitored to deliver the highest standards. The safety of our residents is our top priority.

Key Responsibilities:
- Act as the lead and responsible person as required by Building Safety regulations and legislation.
- Ensure all buildings meet health and safety requirements and comply with prevailing legislation.
- Lead the Group’s approach to the new Building Safety regime.
- Develop fire safety strategies for each building.
- Initiate, monitor, and audit a programme of inspections in line with regulatory requirements.
- Conduct regular compliance inspections and maintain accurate records.
- Produce monthly and quarterly reports on service effectiveness, ensuring delivery against agreed targets and budgets.
- Advise the Executive and Board on developments in Building Safety, Fire Safety, and general Health & Safety.
- Manage contractors and service contracts related to Building Safety and Compliance.
- Inspect and follow up on completed work, addressing any deficiencies.
- Prepare documents for tenders related to maintenance management contracts.
- Develop Asset Management systems and records for Building Safety oversight.
- Collaborate with the finance team to plan, budget, and forecast spending.
- Work with the new homes team on future developments and project handovers.
- Adopt efficient procurement practices for value for money.
- Respond to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise.
- Plan and develop annual budgets for maintenance and service expenditures.
- Lead on all aspects of Health and Safety.
- Ensure timely raising of works orders and manage follow-up remediation works.
- Maintain clear records for Building Safety and Health & Safety to ensure a ‘Golden thread’ of data.
- Engage with residents to keep them informed of issues in their homes.
- Work closely with the Asset & Facilities Manager to ensure service standards are met.
- Perform other duties as required within the purpose and grade of the job.
- Uphold Equality & Diversity policies and procedures.

Role Competencies:
Knowledge and Experience:
- Minimum 5 years in Building/Fire safety and compliance in a residential management setting.
- Hold a Construction, Project Management or Building Safety qualification.
- Comprehensive understanding of current Building Safety requirements and future directions.
- Excellent organisational capability in a busy property management environment.
- Proven track record of delivering high-quality service and customer satisfaction.

Skills and Abilities:
- Strong project management skills.
- Analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Robust understanding of public procurement and good negotiation skills.
- Excellent interpersonal, relationship-building, and networking skills.
- Ability to multitask and prioritise workloads.
- Effective presenter with inclusive meeting management skills.
- Confident decision-maker with excellent time management skills.
- Team player with leadership and motivational skills.
- Clear and concise writing skills for handling complex documents.
- IT fluency with property management and maintenance software, and proficiency in Excel and Word.
- Practical, flexible, and innovative approach to work.

Personal Style and Behaviour:
- Driven and results-oriented.
- Trustworthy, credible, and an excellent role model.
- Highly motivated with strong work standards and ethics.
- Confident personality with strong interpersonal skills.
- Ability to make sound judgements in challenging situations.
- Team player who contributes to wider project objectives.

Apply Today:
If you are a dedicated professional with a passion for building safety and compliance, and you thrive in a dynamic environment, we invite you to apply for the Building Safety & Compliance Manager role. Join us in making a positive impact on our residents’ safety and well-being.

To Apply: Please send your up to date CV highlighting relevant experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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