Building Safety Manager

Building Safety Manager

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    Housing, Surveying & Construction Management

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  • Salary:

    £50k - 55k per year + 31 days holiday + bank holidays

  • Contact:

    Alex Taylor

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

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Building Safety Manager

Social Housing

Manchester/Agile Working 

£50,000 - £55,000


About Us:

Build Recruitment provides specialist recruitment services, supplying quality candidates on a temporary or permanent basis to leading organisations throughout the built environment - from executive to operative level.

With offices in London, Manchester and the Southwest, we specialise in Housing, Construction, Facilities Management, Property, Surveying, Health & Safety and Sales. We supply candidates from executive to operative level, and are currently looking for a Building Safety Manager to join a leading Housing Association in Manchester.


The Role

Build Recruitment are currently working on an exciting opportunity to join a leading housing association in Greater Manchester as a Building Safety Manager. This is a great opportunity for a candidate with a background in compliance/H&S within the social housing sector.

  • Reporting to the Head of Building Safety, the main responsibilities of the role are:To manage buildings within your portfolio in a manner that ensures a coordinated building safety approach
  • To support the co-ordination of the building(s) Compliance Programme to include fire equipment, portable appliance testing, alarms, legionella and any other compliance works within your portfolio
  • The implementation and co-ordination of Fire Safety, Fire Evacuation and security arrangements within your buildings to ensure a safe and compliance working environment.
  • To ensure and to challenge colleagues in the adequate management of Fire Risk Assessments and to ensure they are kept up to date.
  • To manage an effective building safety file on site and to ensure good housekeeping is carried out throughout the building.
  • To be the building's named Duty Holder and to champion personal ownership from yourself and from all staff in terms of building safety management
  • Attend any contractor / consultant / procurement meetings with colleagues for works taking place at buildings within your portfolio.
  • Ensure that all relevant aspects of Health and Safety legislation and Building Regulations are adhered to in all circumstances relating to buildings within your portfolio, taking into full consideration recommendations in the revised Building Regulatory regime.
  • Compile / contribute to internal policies, procedures and systems for the operation of functions within your buildings.
  • Manage and report on delegated budget, forecasts and variations
  • Liaise with other streams in respect of maintenance and asset management programmes as well as supervising all building and maintenance contractors through processes such as Permit to Work (PTW) schemes.


The role is paying between £50,000 - £55,000 plus fantastic benefits including 31 days annual leave + bank holidays. Agile working is also available.


Please apply or contact Alex Taylor at Build Recruitment - Manchester for further details.

We'll take the time to understand your career history and motivations for a new role. We'll also take references and may ask for proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

We work with a wide variety of clients in the public and private sector, and we will work with you to identify clients in which your skills, experience and personality will fit. Once we submit you for a role you will receive support and regular communication throughout the interview process.

From there our commitment to you is all about being your career partner. We'll identify suitable jobs, provide support, and career guidance and even provide regular salary benchmarking.

Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.