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Building Safety & Sustainability Manager

Bournville Village Trust (BVT)
350 Bournville Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands (Hybrid Working)
From £56,369.88 up to £64,587.85 depending on experience
Closing date
7 May 2024

We are looking for a Building Safety and Sustainability Manager to join our Assets directorate to lead the team to the highest level and innovate the way that we deliver our services.

We are a charitable trust with a diverse portfolio of stock and services. The role of Building Safety and Sustainability Manager would be perfect for someone who is looking to take the next step in their career and get involved in a variety of new projects and Environment Sustainability opportunities to learn and grow with the Assets Team.

We aspire to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. To help achieve this, we offer job opportunities that are agile and centred on personal and professional development in an environment where well-being and work-life balance is a key part of our culture.

Job Profile

As BVT’ Building Safety and Sustainability Manager you will become the subject matter expert in advising key stakeholders of all compliance work streams and the trusts sustainability agenda across a diverse stock portfolio. You will be managing a small specialist compliance team and will have the opportunity to develop not only your own skills but will lead the development of the compliance team. BVT are passionate about promoting personal development and will tailor a plan to enable you to thrive as a Building Safety and Sustainability Manager.

In this role you will create successful partnerships and collaborative working relationships with a variety of stakeholders. As a key member of the Assets Team, you will be responsible for managing the delivery of compliance activities to a high standard in a unique property portfolio.

Candidate Profile

You will be values driven and focused on delivering great services for BVT’s Assets Team:

  • Experience working in a senior compliance and/or sustainability related role with a housing or private sector provider.
  • Excellent Specialist knowledge of compliance legislation associated with Gas, Water Hygiene, Electrical Inspection, Fire Risk Assessments etc.
  • Extensive project management experience in delivering sustainability/carbon neutral related initiatives and projects to affect a positive change.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Environmental and Sustainability solutions to properties under PAS 2035
  • Management and delivery of servicing and maintenance programmes
  • Demonstrable knowledge of building safety and fire legislation
  • Experience of managing budgets
  • Experience of managing people and teams.


At BVT we offer a comprehensive reward and benefits package to assist and support employees with everyday healthcare costs, savings towards leisure activities and planning for retirement.

These include:

  • Basic 32 days holiday (29 days basic, 3 days at Christmas) plus 8 statutory days.
  • Flexible Working.
  • A competitive employer contributed pension scheme of 10%
  • Healthcare scheme which is free to all employees offering cashback towards optical, dental, therapy treatments, consultations and scans together with counselling sessions and a 24 hour helpline
  • Savings on leisure activities with Trust Treats, offering discounted products and services both online and on the high street. You can make savings on your everyday shopping, holidays and insurance.
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave.
  • Extensive support towards learning and development ensuring that all staff are offered opportunities to develop their skills and careers.
  • Life assurance 4x annual salary.

Meet BVT – who we are and what do we do?

Creating and sustaining communities where people can thrive is our mission and is based on the principles and legacy of our founder, George Cadbury.  We are inspired by his legacy, but not afraid to be bold and innovative to meet the needs of people today and in the future. We provide a diverse and comprehensive range of services to communities in Birmingham and Telford. We own and manage some 4,000 properties, and have significant estate management, commercial and agricultural portfolios.

To understand more about our work, including our aims of place-shaping, community building, championing people and providing great homes, you can read our Corporate Plan 2020-29 at

Visit: for more information on how to apply

If you require reasonable adjustments and/or support in completing our application process, please contact the HR team by calling on 01216671148 or email  If you are having issues with the website and accessing the application form, please also use the same contact details.

Closing date: 07 May 2024

Interview dates: Week commencing 13 and 20 June 2024

Strictly no agencies.

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