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Compliance Manager

  • Location

    Grimsby, Lincolnshire

  • Sector:

    Housing & Property Services, Maintenance and Property Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £54000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Josh Meek

  • Email:

    housing@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    JM/CM45_1645016279

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2022-03-09

  • Start date:

    asap

  • Consultant:

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Compliance Manager

Salary - £54k per annum

Permanent position

Sellick Partnership are working with a housing contractor to recruit for a Compliance Manager to assist with within their asset management team.

Your Role

As the Compliance Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the client meets its Buildings Health and Safety obligations as a landlord and can demonstrate to customers that they are safe in their homes in line with the statutory and regulatory standards.

The role is defined as being flexible under our agile working policy, therefore you will be able to work from wherever is suitable to complete the task at hand. This might be at home, or in one of our offices located in Boston or Grimsby, or somewhere else

Your Team

The post holder will report to the Corporate Head of Asset Management and is currently responsible for 10 members of staff. The team forms part of the Property Services Directorate

Responsibilities

This post is responsible for ensuring that client meets it's statutory obligations in relation to building Health and Safety compliance, in particular:

  • Health & Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (Section 3)
  • Landlord and Tenant Act 1985
  • Housing Act (2004)
  • Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations 1998 (as amended)
  • Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012
  • Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Lifting Operation & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  • This role is responsible for the performance of the client for Asbestos, Fire Safety, Water Hygiene, Gas Safety, Electrical Safety and the Safety of Lifting Equipment. There is also further responsibly for other areas of building safety and sewage treatment plants.
  • Responsible for the Facilities Management of two offices and other associated buildings.
  • Development, review and support the implementation of appropriate policies and procedures to ensure delivery of the client's compliance services follow the relevant regulations and sector best practice.
  • Ensure systems are utilised to maximise the accuracy when reporting on Building Safety Compliance. Where this is not possible to maximise use the IT to provide assurance.
  • Maintain and continuously develop the client's Building Compliance management system and records to ensure it remains current and fit for purpose

Responsible for the contract management of Gas & Electrical Safety, Asbestos Management, Water Hygiene, Specialist Fire Equipment, Lift Thorough Inspections and Servicing Contracts, Sewage Treatment Maintenance and Facilities Management and other related building servicing contracts. Furthermore, this role also includes oversight of.

- Maintaining a detailed Asbestos Register and Management plan for the employer including management of an inspection programme to ensure compliance with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, including being the appointed responsible person.

- Maintaining and being accountable for delivery of a management plan to ensure compliance with ACoP L8 - The control of Legionella bacteria in water systems and BS 8580:2010 water quality, including being the appointed responsible person.

- Maintaining and being accountable for delivery of a management plan to ensure compliance with LOLER regulations 1998.

- Maintaining and being accountable for risk assessment, including managing the internal Fire Risk Assessors, and delivery of all actions/recommendations to ensure compliance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

- Overseeing and reporting on the Gas and Electrical Safety functions within the company that is delivered by both internal and external contractors.

  • To have oversight of the compliance areas which are delivered by the In-House Repairs Service and work closely with the Corporate Head of Repairs and relevant managers to ensure that client's Policies and Procedures are being followed and escalate any identified issues to the Executive Director of Property Services.
  • Responsible for monitoring and reporting on the areas for which they are responsible, in a timely fashion, to the Corporate Leadership Team (CLT), Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and Board and its' committees.
  • Escalating any areas of non-compliance to the Corporate Head of Asset Management, Executive Director of Property and ELT in a timely fashion, especially if there are concerns that performance issues could result in a regulatory breach.
  • To work with the Corporate Head of Audit and Risk to identify compliance issues that require follow-up or investigation and issue formal corrective action requirements.
  • To develop and maintain a proactively working relationship with local fire authorities to ensure that the Association has a robust approach to fire safety management in offices and residential accommodation.
  • Lead on reviewing any incident in the area of compliance for which they are the Responsible Person. Identify learning outcomes to help us improve our safety management.

Essential qualifications:

  • Relevant Degree Qualification in Building Construction
  • BOHS P405 Asbestos Management
  • BOHS P901 Legionella Management
  • Level 2 Electrical Safety Awareness
  • Level 4 Gas Safety Management in Social Housing
  • Certificate in Fire Risk Assessment
  • LEEA Foundation course (LOLER)

Training can be provided on any qualifications in the first 12 months of employment.

If you feel like you have the relevant experience, please apply online or contact Josh Meek at Sellick partnership for a confidential chat regarding the role.