Building Safety Manager (Resident Safety)

Hackney, London (Greater)
£58,911 - £59,988
24 May 2021
13 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Certification

Salary Range: £58,911 - £59,988

Hackney Council is passionate about its housing stock, and committed to continue to maintain and enhance its homes and estates in both the short term and into the future.  Fire safety and health and safety within our housing stock is a main priority and we are looking for a person to further improve safety for residents.  With the introduction of the new Fire Safety Legislation this is going to be a challenging and exciting time and we want a professional and enthusiastic person to join our already successful team.

The key responsibilities of the Building Safety Manager role include developing and maintaining our tenant and occupier focused service delivery of Asset Management functions, ensuring both the highest quality and compliance with legislation, policy and best practice

Ensuring statutory compliance is managed and monitored effectively, taking a solution focused approach, removing risk where possible and identifying and implementing mitigation where complete removal is not possible.

Promoting compliance and building safety requirements and identifying training needs throughout the service areas. Working closely with other teams to ensure all required information is captured.

The successful candidate for the role of Building Safety Manager will have extensive experience of successfully managing a compliance and/or building safety team, being responsible for managing risk.

Housing sector knowledge in relation to building and construction matters including compliance and relevant legislation.

The ability to understand and analyse various reports to provide accurate and relevant advice to a range of people, including the Head of Resident Safety, external legislative bodies and relevant boards and committees.

What we are looking for is a qualified and experienced professional, well versed in current best practice, who can find innovative answers to a range of issues and have a strong track record of delivery.

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 you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below.

When applying, it is essential that you include a supporting statement, addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet all aspects of the post, as indicated in the job description and person specification. We do not accept CV’s.

The recruitment process is anonymous. Please ensure that you do not include your name on any of your supporting documents or on the file attachments.

Closing date for applications: 13 June 2021

Interview date: TBC

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.

The Council has a dedicated employment support service (Hackney Works), which offers Hackney residents guidance in relation to applying for jobs. If you are thinking about applying for a job, please contact the Hackney Works team to find out what support is available