Building Safety Manager

Expiring today

16 Mar 2021
13 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Building Safety Manager

Full time - 37 hours per week


Bedford, covering properties in the locality (office based*)

Circa GBP51,000 plus GBP2,000 car allowance

Our client is a forward-thinking housing association, on a mission to build thriving communities where people can live happily in a home they can afford.

They work right across the Oxford to Cambridge Arc, and own or manage over 19,000 homes. As one of the top 25 housing association developers in the country, they are committed to providing quality repair and maintenance services to Residents. Their amazing hard-working team make sure our properties are maintained to the highest

standard, whilst ensuring their homes meet the needs of their Residents.

What you will be doing:

The Building Safety Manager will manage Higher Risk Residential Buildings across various sites within Bedford, in accordance with the safety case report, and will provide prescribed information to the regulator in accordance with the mandatory reporting requirements.

The 3 main purposes of the Building Safety Manager are;


Managing building safety in accordance with the proposed safety case.


Facilitating the discharge of statutory duties.


Supporting and enabling residents.

You will be the primary buildings fire safety contact and will be responsible for all buildings within scope and line management of a Fire Safety Project Officer. Engaging with residents will be key.

They'd love to meet someone with:


A minimum of three to five years of relevant experience in a similar role.


NEBOSH fire safety (or equivalent) and membership of IFE or IFSM (or equivalent).


A strong understanding of relevant fire safety principles and practices in coordinating safety of high-risk buildings and their occupancy.


Suitable knowledge and understanding of relevant principles and technical standards for building safety and public health matters.


Good knowledge of current relevant legislation, regulations, statutory guidance and standards of performance.


Excellent communication skills and the ability to engage with customers and colleagues alike.

Due to the nature of the role, you must be willing to continue formal learning as part of the role of the Building safety Manager.

Amongst what they offer you is:


Circa GBP51,000 plus GBP2,000 car allowance


28 days holiday PLUS Bank Holidays!


Contributory pension scheme


Private health care


Opportunities for development and professional training


Discounted gym membership


Retail discount scheme

Please note the successful candidate will be required to complete a basic DBS application.

Our client reserves the right to close this recruitment if it is deemed that they have received a suitable number of applications. On this basis they would advise that applications are submitted as soon as possible.

*The role will be based at the Head Office in Bedford but time will be predominantly spent working within HRRBs. Due to the pandemic the BSM will initially work flexibly from home (when not working within HRRBs) but there will be the opportunity when required to work flexibly from home in the future