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Building Safety Manager

Networx Recruitment
Bedford (Hybrid)
£56,000 per annum including car allowance
Closing date
7 Mar 2024

Building Safety Manager 

Bedford (Hybrid) 

£56,000 per annum including car allowance 


Full time – 37 hours per week  



We are looking for a Building Safety Manager to manage high risk buildings across various sites within Bedford.  The three main purposes of the Building Safety Manager are, managing building safety in accordance with the proposed safety case, facilitating the discharge of statutory duties and supporting and enabling residents.  


The function and role of the Building Safety Manager is to support the accountable person in fulfilling their duties.  


What you will be doing: 

  • Work with the Appointed Person, and assist them to fulfil their duties and where appropriate, take on the role of the responsible person under the Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order 2005 

  • Ensuring and assessing that those employed to maintain and manage the building have the necessary skills, knowledge and experience 

  • Maintaining and operating information management systems to facilitate safe management of the building 

  • Maintaining and managing the safety case for the building so that risks are proactively identified, and mitigating measures put in place and maintained. 

  • Identifying and ensuring that necessary and appropriate building remediation is undertaken to ensure that the conditions set out in the building registration certificate are met. 

  • Engaging residents in the safe management of their building through a Resident Engagement Strategy that includes routes of escalation for resident concerns. 

  • Demonstrating that fire risk assessments for the whole building are undertaken and reviewed regularly and any recommendations are undertaken in a timely manner 


We’d love to meet someone with: 

  • A minimum of three years of relevant experience in a similar role 

  • NEBOSH fire safety (or equivalent) 

  • Building related degree or similar qualification/experience 

  • Evidence of CPD 

  • Willingness to continue formal learning as part of the role of the Building Safety Manger 

  • The ability to understand and apply relevant fire and structural safety principles and practices in coordinating safety of HRBs and their occupancy 

  • Suitable knowledge and understanding of relevant principles and technical standards for building safety and public health matters, with the ability to co-ordinate and integrate this knowledge and information holistically 


Amongst what we offer you is:     

  • A competitive salary of £56,000 per annum including car allowance 

  • 28 days holiday PLUS Bank Holidays (Rising with services to 33 days plus bank hols)   

  • A generous contributory pension scheme   

  • Private health care   

  • Free life assurance   

  • Enhanced family leave   

  • Access to an extensive suite of wellbeing services and tools including a digital gym   

  • Opportunities for learning and development   

  • Discounted gym membership   

  • Retail discount scheme   


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


Closing date: 7th March 2024 

Interview Date: To be confirmed   


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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