Building Safety Project Manager

London (Greater)
£45,000 - £58,000 per annum
13 Apr 2021
13 May 2021
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Building Safety Project Manager to join our team based in Waterloo. You will join us on a full time, 2-year fixed term contract and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £45,000 - £58,000 per annum.

About the Building Safety Project Manager role:

You will create cladding analysis reports to support the creation of a Safety Case as required by the new Building Safety Regulations coming into force in 2021. This requires a surveyor/architect who has experience of handover documentation in line with Regulation 38 of the building regs. You must be able to understand built drawings and have knowledge of Approved Document Part B, BS9991 and the recent changes to Fire Safety guidance for cladding following Grenfell. The role will also require working on your own initiative and a fair degree of autonomy, so self-discipline is a must.

Responsibilities of our Building Safety Project Manager:

- Developing and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders in order to support our customers
- Assessing clients’ needs to ensure effective service delivery
- Advising and supporting our customers in resolving their queries and issues, ensuring that their expectations are managed and proactive resolutions are identified
- Updating and maintaining systems/records to ensure that information/data is kept up to date and accurate and that KPI’s are met
- Ensuring that all policies and procedures are adhered to so that consistent and standard practice is achieved across the organisation
- Following Peabody Health and Safety policies and procedures
- Quality assuring the services provided by any consultants engaged to carry out the fire risk assessments or investigations and reporting areas of non-compliance to the SBSM
- Reviewing existing fire precautionary measures and new works to help establish a risk-based, short, medium and long-term improvement regime for the building stock
- Working with the Development Team to ensure that Fire Strategies are appropriate to the building and client types and that fire precautions are installed to the correct standard
- Working with other teams to monitor and improve internal procedures to ensure that adequate control measures are in place in order to maintain a safe environment for both residents and staff
- Providing support and training to staff with responsibilities for the management of fire safety
- Liaising with operational teams to resolve risks of any serious and/or imminent danger and prioritise actions arising from Building Safety investigations in order to attend to the most significant issues first

What we’re looking for in our Building Safety Project Manager:

- Membership of a professional body (IFE, RICS, CIOB)
- Extensive Technical Knowledge and the ability to comprehend complex issues with regards to fire safety in buildings at all stages of the lifecycle
- The ability to understand architectural details and drawings
- An understanding of building regulations and British Standards with regards to Fire Safety
- The ability to work independently whilst always following best practice procedures and exercising good judgement and initiative in problem-solving
- The ability to interrogate information from various sources and collate comprehensive reports
- An understanding of B.I.M. protocol, building safety information and how these can be combined in a safety file
- Previous experience within social housing in a surveying, architectural, fire safety or development role
- Extensive knowledge of building and housing services and their combined role in ensuring building safety
- Good understanding of all relevant legislation and guidance’s
- Active membership and attendance at meetings of a professional body

Closing date: 22nd April 2021

If you feel have the skills and experience to become our Building Safety Project Manager, please click ‘apply’ now to be directed to our careers page and complete your application. Please monitor your emails also during this time.

We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities, and industries, and are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences, and abilities. We actively encourage BAME, LGBTQ+, and disabled applicants and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams. We are committed to equality and diversity within our workforce and all opportunities provided by The Peabody Group.


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