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Compliance and Building Safety Manager

Employer
Norwich City Council
Location
Norwich, Norfolk
Salary
Salary: £59,166
Closing date
5 Aug 2024

Location: Norwich

Contract: Permanent – Full Time

Salary: £59,166

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Compliance and Building Safety Manager to join our Property Services team.

As Compliance Manager, you will be responsible for leading our compliance team, ensuring we meet all statutory duties relating to fire safety, health, and safety, and building regulations.

You will have proven experience managing compliance across large property portfolios, with expert knowledge of fire safety requirements and building safety legislation. Strong leadership skills are essential, along with the ability to motivate and develop a team of compliance professionals.

In this varied and fast-paced role, you will:

  • Oversee statutory compliance across our housing stock, implementing robust systems and processes
  • Lead on fire risk assessments, fire safety strategy, and delivery of fire safety improvement works
  • Develop building safety cases and digital building information files
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders including residents, contractors, and regulatory bodies
  • Monitor and report on compliance KPIs and progress against improvement plans
  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve compliance, reduce risk, and drive efficiencies
  • Manage procurement and contracts for planned maintenance and compliance projects

This role requires substantial experience in compliance and asset management, with specialist fire safety/building safety knowledge. Relevant degree or professional qualification is highly desirable.

In return, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, along with excellent opportunities for career development.

If you have the experience and passion to ensure safety and compliance across our housing portfolio, we want to hear from you.

Why work for us

Our council is full of people who have chosen to work in local government because they want to help others and make a difference to their lives or the environment in which local people live.

The council has a long and proud history of being a council that is keen to push the boundaries of what a district can achieve.

We offer our employees a competitive pay and benefits package. Whether you’re looking for a new career, promotion, flexible working opportunity to fit with your home life or a sideways move – we have a variety of challenging employment opportunities for everybody.

Norwich City Council offers the opportunity to work with great people who are passionate about promoting Norwich and the services the council provides. We also offer good career prospects with competitive rates of pay, generous holidays and working arrangements to suit all lifestyles.

Equal Opportunities Policy

The council is committed to a policy of equality opportunity in employment, in recruitment and the services we provide. Applications are considered on the basis of their suitability for the post regardless of sex, gender reassignment, race, ethnic origin, disability, age, marital status, domestic responsibilities, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation. People with disabilities are guaranteed an interview provided they are suitably qualified and/or experienced.

Candidates will be considered for shortlisting on the factual information on their application form. Therefore, it is important to give as much detail as possible including information about experience gained outside employment.

Benefits

We offer our employees a competitive pay and benefits package and are proud to have the Living Wage accreditation. Whether you’re looking for a new career, promotion, flexible working opportunity to fit with your home life or a sideways move – we have a variety of challenging employment opportunities for everybody.

  • All employees are eligible to join the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Paid holiday entitlement starts at 26 days per annum and increases with length of service to a maximum of 33 days per annum. This is pro rata for part-time employees
  • In addition to the statutory public holidays, we grant an additional statutory day leave at Christmas
  • Norwich City Council supports its employees through the provision of occupational health and employee assistance support

 

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