Building Safety Design & Quality Manager

22 April 20212021-04-22
£52,390 - £61,147
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Braxfield have been appointed by a leading national housing association to support them in the search for a Building Safety Quality and Design Manager to join the recently established Building Safety Team.


About the Organisation


A leading provider of affordable housing and care services in England, our client build and manage homes and provide housing services for around 135,000 customers nationwide.


About the Team


The Building Safety Team is responsible for building safety investigations, remediation and installations and for setting up the systems needed to deliver the requirements of future building safety legislation and guidance. The team is newly formed which makes it an exciting time to join and help shape how the organisation works to ensure the buildings are safe.


About the Person


The successful applicant will provide technical building safety expertise and knowledge to support the delivery of high-quality developments through the building safety gateways. Advise on the assessment, review and approval of prospective construction methods, building materials and installation methods. The Building Safety Quality and Design Manager will also require:


*Excellent knowledge and experience of building pathology, construction methods and materials.
*Thorough understanding of building regulations and the requirements of the Building Safety legislation.
*Experience of working on construction projects and the stages involved from planning to occupation.
*Proven experience of investigating and resolving building defects.
*Proven experience of working collaboratively with other teams to implement procedures and improve efficiency.
*Proven experience of negotiating with external 3rd parties to achieve satisfactory resolutions
*Knowledge and experience of successful project management, management and negotiation.
*Good written and oral communications and interpersonal skills.
*A building related degree and membership of CIOB or RICS.
*Membership of IFE (Institute of Fire Engineers) – Desirable


About the Location


As a national housing provider there might be the need to physically see certain developments from time to time which may mean a little travel. In saying this though, most of the role can be done remotely and / or by utilising other specialist staff members or consultants near or on-site. You will though need to be based within reach of either London or Oldham, Greater Manchester as the new normal will involve some time in one of the two main offices.


About the Package


Our client offers an excellent benefits package that includes:


*Salary £52,390 rising to £55,147 after 12 months service (If based in London you will receive an additional £6,000 Local Job Supplement on top of the base salary)
*25 days holiday plus bank holidays (+ the option to purchase 5 additional holiday days)
*Simply Health Cashback Scheme
*Choice of Pension Schemes including Defined Benefit Career Average Scheme
*Annual incentive scheme
*Employee assistance programme
*Access to Benefits Portal offering everyday Lifestyle Benefits (discounts and offers)
*Payment of Professional subscription
*Financial support to study relevant professional qualifications
*Eligible for Thank you recognition scheme - by nomination
*Tax free cycle to work scheme
*Aspire - £100 allowance per employee each financial year
*‘Give As You Earn’ scheme
*Training & E-learning courses
*Travel/Season Ticket Loan


If you are interested in finding out more about the role then please submit your CV and if you have the required experience a member of the Braxfield team will get in touch with you.








Head Office
3rd Floor, The News Building
3 London Bridge Street

Contact details

020 8167 9200