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Assistant Director Strategic Asset Management & Compliance

£89630 - £101315 per annum
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Principal Consultant – Asset Management, Property Services & Compliance

Stuart Pryce

Job Description

MMP Consultancy has partnered with a Local Authority in their search for their next Assistance Director - Strategic Asset Management & Compliance.

This Opportunity will be paying a Permanent Salary between £89,630 - £101,315 Benefits.

About the role:
Our Housing Service is committed to safeguarding the well-being of our residents. With approximately 10,000 council homes and 2,000 leaseholder properties under our care, ensuring the safety of our residents is paramount. We are seeking an Assistant Director for Strategic Asset Management & Compliance to join our talented team within the Housing Service.

In this pivotal role, you will be responsible for ensuring statutory and regulatory compliance across a range of essential areas, including Gas Servicing, Lift Maintenance, Fire Safety, Asbestos, Electrical Testing, Water Management, and other associated risks. Through efficient management of maintenance and inspection contracts, you will lead on ensuring our buildings meet the highest safety standards, directly impacting the safety and well-being of our residents.

You will spearhead the development, delivery, and review of strategic asset management data and strategy across our housing stock. Aligned with our broader Capital Strategy Asset Management and net-zero ambitions, this entails meticulous attention to detail in managing our assets to ensure resident safety remains our top priority. By enhancing the energy efficiency of our housing stock, in accordance with targets outlined in the Council's Climate Action plan, we strive to create a living environment that is both sustainable and safe for generations to come.

Additionally, you will oversee the development and maintenance of the Council's 10-year housing capital programme, assuming ownership of all building cost inputs into the Council's 30-year HRA Business Plan. Efficient and effective contract management, in accordance with our organisation's performance framework, is paramount in ensuring the continued safety and security of our residents.

Key Responsibilities:
* Responsible for statutory and regulatory compliance across housing stock for Gas Servicing, Lift Maintenance, Fire Safety, Asbestos, Electrical Testing and Water Management
* Lead on development, delivery & review of strategic asset management data and strategy across the Council's housing stock
* Development and maintenance of the Council's 10-year housing capital programme
* Ensure contracts are managed efficiently and effectively in accordance with the organisation's performance framework
* Lead and contribute to business planning, budget management, identifying service improvements, and harnessing technology to deliver services that demonstrate value for money, and achieve high levels of compliance and resident satisfaction.

Qualifications and Requirements:
While RICS and/or CIOH qualifications are desirable, they are not essential prerequisites for this role.

Job: Assistance Director - Strategic Asset Management & Compliance.
Location: East London
Salary: £89,630 - £101,315 Benefits.

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Fire Safety Officer/ FRA Surveyor

Up to £346.06 per day

Job Title: Fire Safety Officer/ FRA Surveyor
Salary: 346.06 Per Day
Location: East London

I'm looking for a new 3 x Fire Safety Officer/ FRA Surveyor to join a local authority in East London.

Overall Purpose of Job
* An active technical team member managing all aspects of fire safety across the Council housing assets ensuring services are maintained and improved. To provide an operational fire safety management function for all Council owned and managed housing assets delivering continuous improvement in resident safety.
* Supporting compliance with both statutory and non-statutory fire safety legislation and associated building regulations.
* To carry out fire risk assessments across all of the councils housing stock. Ensuring the FRA programme is delivered on time and to the required standard through the application of a quality assurance programme.
* Ensuring compliance with legislation through the use of performance data, risk assessments and audits of Council owned and managed housing assets.
* To act as a subject matter expert for the council, in relation to fire safety. Support, develop and maintain the Housing Fire Risk Management Policy.
* To act as a resource and liaise with managers and staff at all levels within the Council implementing fire safety standards and initiatives.
* To be the specialist fire safety officer for a specific field of fire safety i.e. sheltered accommodation, temporary housing, vulnerable persons, fire engineering, etc.
* Identify fire safety priorities and assist in the overall prioritisation within the FRA programme.

Job Title: Fire Safety Officer/ FRA Surveyor
Salary: 346.06 Per Day
Location: East London

Fire Safety Officer/ FRA Surveyor

Up to £346.06 per day

Job Title: Fire Safety Officer/ FRA Surveyor
Salary: 346.06 Per Day
Location: East London

I'm looking for a new 3 x Fire Safety Officer/ FRA Surveyor to join a local authority in East London.

Overall Purpose of Job
* An active technical team member managing all aspects of fire safety across the Council housing assets ensuring services are maintained and improved. To provide an operational fire safety management function for all Council owned and managed housing assets delivering continuous improvement in resident safety.
* Supporting compliance with both statutory and non-statutory fire safety legislation and associated building regulations.
* To carry out fire risk assessments across all of the councils housing stock. Ensuring the FRA programme is delivered on time and to the required standard through the application of a quality assurance programme.
* Ensuring compliance with legislation through the use of performance data, risk assessments and audits of Council owned and managed housing assets.
* To act as a subject matter expert for the council, in relation to fire safety. Support, develop and maintain the Housing Fire Risk Management Policy.
* To act as a resource and liaise with managers and staff at all levels within the Council implementing fire safety standards and initiatives.
* To be the specialist fire safety officer for a specific field of fire safety i.e. sheltered accommodation, temporary housing, vulnerable persons, fire engineering, etc.
* Identify fire safety priorities and assist in the overall prioritisation within the FRA programme.

Job Title: Fire Safety Officer/ FRA Surveyor
Salary: 346.06 Per Day
Location: East London

Assistant Director Strategic Asset Management & Compliance

£89630 - £101315 per annum

MMP Consultancy has partnered with a Local Authority in their search for their next Assistance Director - Strategic Asset Management & Compliance.

This Opportunity will be paying a Permanent Salary between £89,630 - £101,315 Benefits.

About the role:
Our Housing Service is committed to safeguarding the well-being of our residents. With approximately 10,000 council homes and 2,000 leaseholder properties under our care, ensuring the safety of our residents is paramount. We are seeking an Assistant Director for Strategic Asset Management & Compliance to join our talented team within the Housing Service.

In this pivotal role, you will be responsible for ensuring statutory and regulatory compliance across a range of essential areas, including Gas Servicing, Lift Maintenance, Fire Safety, Asbestos, Electrical Testing, Water Management, and other associated risks. Through efficient management of maintenance and inspection contracts, you will lead on ensuring our buildings meet the highest safety standards, directly impacting the safety and well-being of our residents.

You will spearhead the development, delivery, and review of strategic asset management data and strategy across our housing stock. Aligned with our broader Capital Strategy Asset Management and net-zero ambitions, this entails meticulous attention to detail in managing our assets to ensure resident safety remains our top priority. By enhancing the energy efficiency of our housing stock, in accordance with targets outlined in the Council's Climate Action plan, we strive to create a living environment that is both sustainable and safe for generations to come.

Additionally, you will oversee the development and maintenance of the Council's 10-year housing capital programme, assuming ownership of all building cost inputs into the Council's 30-year HRA Business Plan. Efficient and effective contract management, in accordance with our organisation's performance framework, is paramount in ensuring the continued safety and security of our residents.

Key Responsibilities:
* Responsible for statutory and regulatory compliance across housing stock for Gas Servicing, Lift Maintenance, Fire Safety, Asbestos, Electrical Testing and Water Management
* Lead on development, delivery & review of strategic asset management data and strategy across the Council's housing stock
* Development and maintenance of the Council's 10-year housing capital programme
* Ensure contracts are managed efficiently and effectively in accordance with the organisation's performance framework
* Lead and contribute to business planning, budget management, identifying service improvements, and harnessing technology to deliver services that demonstrate value for money, and achieve high levels of compliance and resident satisfaction.

Qualifications and Requirements:
While RICS and/or CIOH qualifications are desirable, they are not essential prerequisites for this role.

Job: Assistance Director - Strategic Asset Management & Compliance.
Location: East London
Salary: £89,630 - £101,315 Benefits.

list Building Safety Manager

Up to £350 per day Umbrella

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Building Safety Manager to join a local authority based in Bristol

This will be a full time Interim position 4-6 Months paying £350 P/day Umbrella.

The Role:

  • The Building Safety Managers role is to ensure the safety of the building, primarily for the safety of all occupants of multi-occupied High-Rise Residential Buildings and designated building types (including Low-Rise Residential Buildings).
  • The post holder will be required to be a registered named Building Safety Manager.
  • The postholder will be responsible for development, management, distribution of information in relation to the design, construction and maintenance of high-rise residential buildings

Job Purpose:

  • To take responsibility for the co-ordination and management of all matters relating to structural and fire safety for in-scope buildings to meet legislative requirements
  • To oversee the safe management of BCC high-rise (and/or higher-risk) residential buildings within Housing and Landlord Services' building stock
  • To oversee the implementation of controls in respect of structural and fire safety on a day-to-day basis
  • To effectively manage safety within the designated housing stock
  • To ensure that controls are implemented in respect of building work carried out in the managed housing stock
  • To manage resident engagement within high-rise and/or higher-risk housing stock, particularly in ensuring that safety concerns are recorded, monitored and dealt with appropriately
  • To ensure that planned, preventive maintenance is carried out within BCC housing stock
  • To engage with relevant internal housing staff to ensure that roles are performed effectively in accordance with the Corporate Fire Safety Policy.
  • To oversee the successful implementation of corrective actions arising from fire risk assessments and audits.
  • To ensure that facilities for use by the fire and rescue service are effectively managed and maintained

list Capital Programme Contract Manager

Up to £433.25 per day Umbrella

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Capital Programme Contract Manager to join a local authority based in Somerset.

This will be an Interim position 6-9 months paying £433.25 P/Day Umbrella.

The Role:

  • Deliver Housing Capital Programme contracts ensuring the objectives, targets and priorities of the Council are achieved whilst remaining compliant within statutory regulations.
  • Provide high quality Housing Capital Programme service expertise to assist in the delivery of the Council's aims, objectives and operational planning.

Job Purpose:

  • Deliver Capital Programme contacts across the following areas of responsibility: 1. Provide effective contract management which delivers efficient Capital Programmes that are customer focused, deliver value for money and maintains properties to an appropriate standard.
  • Manage external contractors to deliver excellent performance at all times for all workstreams allocated to them.
  • Actively engage with residents in relation to projects and assist in continually improving resident satisfaction with service delivery.
  • Assist in procurement activities for Capital Programmes to be allocated to them.
  • Ensure accurate records are kept for all Capital Programmes allocated to them and that appropriate reporting systems are in place.
  • Respond to emergencies, on occasion during unsocial hours, and participate in a rota to provide response cover.
  • Contribute to operational risk management activities, within the remit of the post.
  • Actively participate in both corporate and post specific learning and development activities and to continually develop skills and abilities within the role.
  • Assist in setting clear standards and performance targets to all Capital Programmes allocated to them, and monitor and report on progress in meeting them.
  • Assist in providing property related guidance and awareness training to service delivery teams.
  • Ensure that subject service requests and complaints in relation to all workstreams allocated to them are promptly investigated and the finding(s) acted on in a timely and proportionate manner.
  • Assist in identifying improvements to processes and systems to ensure the effective and efficient provision of the service in order to meet customer need. 13.Use information technology and digital transformation to deliver an effective, efficient, responsive and e-enabled service.
  • Assist on internal and external audits for all workstreams allocated to them.
  • Attend meetings with the Council and other organisations, including public groups as required, sometimes outside normal office hours.
  • Be responsible for the effective management of budgets for all workstreams allocated to them, including monitoring and delivery of required works within budget.
  • Deputise for the Housing Capital Programme Manager as and when required.
  • Implement appropriate quality systems, including post inspections of work undertaken, to ensure standards are met for all workstreams allocated to them.
  • To take responsibility for your own health and safety, and that of anybody else who may be affected by your acts or omissions.
  • Assist in the integration of new services, functions, and staff into the team in line with corporate strategies and any future service change.
  • Any other reasonable duties of a similar nature.

Title: Capital Programme Contract Manager

Salary: £433.25 P/Day Umbrella

Location: Somerset

list Building Surveyor

£30 - £35 per hour Umbrella

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Building Surveyor to join a local authority based in the West Midlands.

This will be an Interim position 3-6 months paying £30-£35 P/H Umbrella.

The Role:

  • The Building Surveyor will assist the Senior Building surveyors in the effective management and delivery of Building projects on Council managed properties including operation, non-operational buildings, investment land and buildings.

  • The Post holder will deliver safe and efficient working environment of Employees, clients, suppliers, contractors and members of the public.

  • The post holder will support the Council's aims in respect of revenue generating development, investment and acquisition.

  • To assist with surveys and the production of reports for other services and departments and team records.

Job Purpose:

  • To prepare detailed scheme designs with costing, through feasibility and programme delivery, to completion of projects. Specification of works including organisation of documents for tender / quotation and advising on appointment of contractors, designers and procurement routes. To include preparation of designs / drawings using AutoCAD.

  • Advise on the maintenance and supervision of the maintenance of building by providing technical support to Facilities Officers, determining the condition of existing buildings, identify and analysing defects including proposals for repair.

  • To assist the Senior Building Surveyor with the effectively manage of the Condition Survey data base. To carry out cyclical condition surveys of Public Buildings preparing condition reports and update database as works are completed and to assist in the preparation on planned maintenance programme.

  • To assist the Senior Building Surveyors and Technical Officers to deal with 'NatFed SOR's' accounting on construction projects and with interim and final accounts with contractors, suppliers and consultants including the resolution of contractual claims and settlement of contracts.

  • To assist the Surveyors & Senior Surveyors to prepare estimates, cost plans, bills of quantities, specifications and schedule of rates for planned maintenance, improvements, voids works and maintenance work.
  • To assist the Senior Building Surveyor and Technical Officers carry out financial checks on completed Repairs as required, and check compliance with RBC's policies and procedures.

  • To assist the Property Services Manager and Senior Building Surveyors to undertake analysis of the performance of suppliers and contractors during the contract stage and following contract completion. Check compliance with contract terms and conditions and legal and regulatory requirements.

  • To maintain excellent communication with customers and my clients staff and to ensure the highest possible standards of repairs and excellent customer service are achieved within set budget parameters.

  • To carry out pre and post inspections of void properties and capital and planned programmes.
  • To monitor and supervise contractors to ensure an effective and efficient delivery of work/contract

  • To prepare and present regular progress and performance of contracts following monthly contract meetings

  • Advise on Energy efficiency, environmental impact and sustainable construction

  • Instructing on the preservation and conservation of Historic buildings and structures

  • Dealing with planning applications and advising on property Legislation and building regulations

  • Assessing and designing buildings to meet the needs of people with disabilities

  • To prepare / collate and implement documentation to ensure works are undertaken in accordance with statutory regulations such as CDM, COSHH

  • To ensure compliance with all statutory requirements and respond quickly to actions arising from the Councils Legal Obligations.

  • To maintain an awareness and knowledge of changes in legislation that may affect schemes of work i.e. Health and Safety , Building Regulations, Asbestos Awareness , case Law
  • Undertake specific and non-routine administrative and clerical duties for collection of data, inspections as required.

  • To undertake such other duties commensurate with the experience of the post holder and the grading of the post, as determined by the Property Services Manager

Title: Building Surveyor

Salary: £30-£35 P/H Umbrella

Location: West Midlands