• Employer: Newark & Sherwood District Council
  • Reference: NSDC/20/128982
  • Published: Mon 29/06/2020, 16:55 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 17/07/2020, 16:56 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £42,683 TO £44,632 pay award pending
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Newark and Sherwood District, Nottinghamshire

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Newark & Sherwood District Council is establishing a new housing compliance and safety function and are recruiting a Compliance and Safety Manager to head up the service, which is provided to around 5540 homes.

The successful candidate will become a technical expert for domestic property compliance and will have considerable autonomy to develop the Council’s approach to gas, solid fuel/oil, electrical, lifts, fire, water hygiene and asbestos safety. You will also recruit your own compliance team.

The post holder will take full strategic and operational responsibility for property compliance within the Housing, Health & Wellbeing Directorate, ensuring that the Council consistently fulfils its duty of care towards its tenants and other customers. You will lead and embed a dynamic, customer-centric compliance and safety culture which champions a ‘zero tolerance’ approach to any deviation from full compliance.

Reporting to the business manager who leads on housing investment, assets & compliance, the role requires the post holder to demonstrate considerable experience in compliance management, along with a substantial knowledge of current compliance legislation, effective methods of procurement and with strong contract management abilities. Qualified to degree level and/or professionally qualified in a related discipline, you will also be able to demonstrate additional vocational training in one or more of the key compliance disciplines listed above. Additional vocational training will also be provided to the successful candidate to ensure you are adequately qualified and supported to fulfil the requirements of this demanding role.

The post holder will be required to drive and have access to a suitable and fully insured vehicle to undertake visits around the district.

For an informal discussion around the role, please contact Steve Haywood on 07882 719 655

Veterans/family of forces/ex-forces, those in care/care leavers, and candidates who declare a disability (as defined under the Equality Act 2010) will be guaranteed an interview provided they have demonstrated that they meet the essential criteria of the post as detailed in the Person Specification on their application form. 

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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