Compliance Manager

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    Housing, Surveying & Construction Management

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  • Salary:

    £50k - 65k per year

  • Contact:

    Jen Radcliffe

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

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Compliance Manager

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A Competitive Salary is on offer, depending upon your relevant experience.  This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious and motivated individual to join and lead within this specialist area. You will be commercially focused, have an excellent track record of delivery and be happy working with and supporting a wider team.

Business environment and location:

Our client is an experienced and innovative Build to rent, private equity backed business that is committed to delivering high quality homes and healthy sustainable environments. We currently own and manage 1,500 properties across the North and have a target to grow the business to 6500 units within the next five years. Our future growth will be generated through Construction of new Single-Family Housing and a blend of acquisition of new and existing portfolios across the UK.

The role will be based in Manchester, with the opportunity to work on a growing national portfolio.

Purpose of the job:

  • To  have safe and compliant stock which meets all current regulations and is prepared for future regulation changes
  • Ensuring all responsibilities are carried out in accordance with current Legislation, Government Policy, Regulatory Requirements and approved Codes of Practice and guidance.
  • Undertake the role of technical adviser to all aspects of property compliance, water safety (legionella), asbestos, gas safety, electrical safety, lifts and other property safety related matters.
  • Ensure fire safety compliance across property portfolio.
  • Ensure effective reporting of all property related safety compliance within the organisation and take pro-active measures to address any areas of non-compliance, working with various departments to achieve this.
  • Work with the commercial team to ensure procurement activities for all property related safety compliance are undertaken and all required contracts in place are in accordance with Placefirst standards.
  • Ensure accurate records are kept for all property related safety compliance areas and appropriate reporting systems are in place.
  • Support emergency situations, as required.
  • Develop risk management procedures and reporting requirements for each area of the business.
  • Manage, advise and monitor Business Continuity arrangements for the client.
  • Develop procedure documents for all property safety compliance areas.
  • Lead on internal and external audits for all areas of compliance and ensure approved recommendations are applied within agreed timescales.
  • A demonstrative track record of supporting teams to achieve significant, sustainable service improvements and outstanding results.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Commitment to providing excellent customer service
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Team player with excellent communication skills
  • Numerate and analytical with the ability to interpret, analyse, extract and communicate relevant information
  • Able to prepare and present reports
  • Detailed experience of budget management, including delivery of works within budget.
  • Experience of producing procedure documents for all property safety compliance areas and responsible for their successful implementation.
  • Ability to handle a large volume of work; good organisational skills and proven ability to take ownership, prioritise tasks and manage time effectively to meet deadlines


  • Significant experience in managing property related safety compliance within a residential property environment.
  • Significant experience in implementation of effective residential fire safety improvements, including managing a fire risk assessment process.
  • Sound working knowledge of the Building Regulations.
  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent in a construction or related field.
  • Evidence of CPD / Membership of a relevant professional body / MRICS/FRICS (preferable)

Key relationships:

  • Residents
  • Senior management team
  • Residential Services
  • Maintenance
  • Health & Safety
  • Business Intelligence
  • Legal, Development
  • Construction
  • Operations
  • Commercial

For more information please apply below or contact Jennifer Radcliffe on 07879742988

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