Project Officer - Compliance

Recruiter
BPHA
Location
Bedford
Salary
£33,188 plus car allowance £2000
Posted
04 Sep 2020
Closes
20 Sep 2020
Seniority
Officer
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

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

We 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, we are committed to providing quality repair and maintenance services to our Residents. Our amazing hard-working team make sure our properties are maintained to the highest standard, whilst ensuring our homes meet the needs of our Residents.

We are currently seeking a Project Officer to join our Compliance team. The main purpose of this role is to assist with the delivery of our major works and cyclical programmes, providing support to the Compliance Project Managers.

What you will be doing: 

  • Ensuring that major projects and work programmes are well planned and performance targets are known before the start to enable the measurement of contractor performance

  • Ensuring that all projects are undertaken in accordance with cost, time, quality expectations and seek to ensure performance that consistently meets requirements

  • Assisting with planning, coordinating and managing all works in line with contractual obligations

  • Attending and assisting with contractor progress meetings, recording where necessary

  • Assisting in the review of and responding to contractors applications for payment

  • Ensuring that all data for completed works is recorded and available for upload to the asset management system

We’d love to meet someone with:  

  • M&E compliance experience or experience of compliance with building and construction

  • Knowledge of social housing

  • Strong project management skills 

  • A keen eye for detail

  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to plan and prioritise effectively

  • Confidence in using IT

  • Knowledge of health and safety issues affecting residential properties (ie - fire, gas, electrical, legionella, asbestos, lifts)

  • A full driving licence and access to a vehicle

Amongst what we offer you is: 

  • Circa £33,188 plus £2000 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

Successful candidate will need to complete a basic DBS application.

Closing date Sunday 20th September.

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

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