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Compliance and Building Safety Manager

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13 Jun 2024

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General Manager

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Compliance & Building Safety Manager
The organisation: The council oversees various services, including housing, planning, and community initiatives. It plays a crucial role in maintaining the well-being and quality of life for residents in the Ipswich area. The organisation has a real family feel to it with real care for every individual they work with.
The Role and Responsibilities:
Provide a comprehensive, high quality, customer focused service to the Council for the effective maintenance and improvement of the housing stock and local environment, with specific emphasis on responsibility for managing compliance and building safety matters for all IBC Council properties and customers. The post holder will ensure all aspects of the Building Safety Act and other Health and Safety legislation are met within legal, financial, time and policy constraints. As the Compliance & Building Safety Manager, it involves several key responsibilities. These include ensuring compliance with UK standards across all council housing stock through regular inspections covering gas safety, electrical systems, fire alarms, emergency lighting, and more. The manager promptly addresses any non-compliance issues. Additionally, specific inspections (such as gas safety and fire risk assessments) are overseen, with meticulous record-keeping to maintain high standards. Achieving 100% access to council homes for gas servicing and electrical testing is a priority, requiring collaboration with Customer Liaison Officers.
Qualifications and Experience:

  • Building services-related degree or equivalent qualification or a degree in property.
  • Understanding of compliance management.
  • At least 5 years of qualitative experience.
  • Staff and project management experience.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows applications.

Benefits: As the Compliance and building safety Manager, you'll receive a salary of up to £46,464 per annum, 25 days' holiday plus bank holidays, and you'll be enroled into the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme. The team work remotely and even as they move back towards the offices it's expected that you'll still have flexibility and agility in how and where you work. You'll receive subsidised car parking. You'll be able to use the Ipswich town centre's free shuttle bus. There's also a public transport season ticket loans scheme and a 60% discount on first season bus tickets. The organisation is committed to the development of its staff, so you'll receive regular support and coaching. You'll also have a learning and development framework linked to the IBC values.

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