Residential Buildings Safety Manager


Health & Safety, Hospitality Manager
Greater Manchester
£35000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Residential Buildings Safety Manager

Due to continued growth our client is looking for an experienced and qualified Building Safety Manager to lead building safety management, on a strategic and operational level, across a number of high and low-rise apartment blocks and offices.

As a Buildings Safety Manager, you will ensure a high level of building safety across all of our clients developments, with the welfare and safety of their staff, residents and other building users being your top priority. You will be responsible for ensuring the company complies with all statutory and non-statutory safety responsibilities in relation to legislation and building regulations. All our clients properties are of an impeccably high standard and offer high quality, stylish apartments to students and young professionals across the city.

Residential Buildings Safety Manager Key responsibilities:

* Develop and maintain information management systems for the safe management of buildings, maintaining accurate records and systems
* Provide advice and ensure compliance with regulations on fire and building safety, legionella, asbestos, electrical and gas
* Conduct audits and inspections in accordance with a monitored programme
* Identify building hazards and ensure remedial works are undertaken
* Develop and implement H&S procedures, and review risk assessments and method statements, ensuring recommendations are implemented
* Liaise with regulatory authorities as required e.g. HSE, Fire Service and local authorities
* Communicate with residents about the safe management of their building
* Ensure that everyone maintaining the building has the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to do so
* Influence a culture of positive health, safety and wellbeing within the company
* Coordinate the organisation and evaluation of disaster recovery drills
* Ensure the accident, incident and near miss reporting procedure is followed across the developments and lead any investigations
* Establish positive relationships with a wide range of colleagues and suppliers

Qualifications, skills and experience

* NEBOSH Health & Safety Qualified
* A relevant Fire Safety qualification accredited by the IFE or IFSM or equivalent
* Building Safety Manager licence (or equivalent) and/or be prepared to obtain certification when full details and requirements are published
* Comprehensive knowledge of H&S legislation and practice in residential apartments blocks or similar
* Solid understanding of high risk residential buildings including fire risk, construction and M&E
* Motivated, driven and passionate about improvement of H&S
* Exceptional communicator, with a positive, pragmatic mindset and a can-do attitude
* Accountable, self-motivate and results driven
* Excellent data logging, numerical and IT skills
* Able to work closely and establish positive relationship with colleagues
* Experience in carrying out compliance inspections and audits
* Physically fit to enable all buildings to be visited on a continual and regular basis

Salary and package

* £35,000 - £40,000 per annum depending on experience
* 40 hours per week Monday to Friday, with weekend and callout work when required
* Flexible hours
* Manchester based with some travel across the UK

*Due to expected high numbers of applicant, we unfortunately will be unable to contact every candidate directly*