Contracts Manager - Fire & Asbestos

14 March 20242024-03-14
£46,000 - £50,000 (Hybrid)
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We act on behalf of a Social Housing Provider in North London that are looking for a contracts manager to join the Property Team.

The contracts manager will be responsible for managing the Fire Equipment, Warden Call and Asbestos ensuring that the Housing provider complies with all relevant statutory and regulatory obligations.

As Contracts Manager you will be responsible for ensuring the most effective and efficient management of the Fire Safety Equipment and delivery of Fire Actions following fire risk assessments. You will be a key member of the Compliance Team ensuring the housing provider keeps its residents safe by effectively working closely with the contractors whilst also ensuring they keep customers updated. With experience in British Standards and a good technical knowledge of the operation of life safety equipment you will be the expert in ensuring they achieve and maintain compliance putting life safety at the forefront of everything they do.

You will have oversight of operational compliance and delivery, ensuring that all works are carried out in line with relevant British Standards. You will create and maintain compliance-based documentation and processes and ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and policies.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Inputting and analysing of Fire Equip certificates to ensure compliance.
  • Ensure Contractors embed any regulation changes.
  • Conduct site visits to ensure engineers are installing to regulations and design.
  • Be responsible for issuing and monitoring of fire safety actions, you’ll implement quality assurance processes and use performance data to evaluate and monitor improvement right across the stock.
  • Provide high quality compliance management and deliver regular reports to Senior Management on performance, using a suite of key performance indicators to support the work of the team.
  • Advise / assist with any H&S updates.


What you’ll need

Our client is looking for someone who has:

  • Knowledge of BS5839 Part 1 and knowledge of BS5839 Part 6, BS5266, Approved Document B and BS9991
  • Good working knowledge of Fire Safety Order, Fire safety Act, Fire Safety Regulations and Building Safety Act
  • Hold accreditations with IFE or IFSM or similar.
  • Good understanding of active and passive fire safety systems.
  • Knowledge and experience of reviewing scope of works.
  • Be up to date with fire safety legislation and evidence this through continued professional development.
  • Good organisational and planning skills.
  • Self-motivated, and focused.
  • Solution and compliance driven.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Comprehensive understanding of BAFE and ISO accreditation process.

Our client offers an excellent work life balance allowing you to work from where you are most effective, with the technology and equipment you need, as well as access to flexible space for collaborative working. A generous 25-day holiday allowance plus bank holidays, that increases with time, with the opportunity to buy and sell leave and many other benefits as well.

If this role is of interest and you have experience of managing fire equipment and asbestos contracts then please submit / send your CV and a representative from Braxfield Recruitment will get in touch to discuss the role in more detail. 


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