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Building Safety Manager

£350 - £425 per day Umbrella (Experience related)

Recruitment Consultant – Asset Management, Property Services & Compliance

Daniel Mulvey

Job Description

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Building Safety Manager to join a local authority based in Hampshire. This will be an interim contract for 6 months with the option to be extended.

This role is paying £350 - £425 p/d Umbrella.

Job Purpose:

  • To take responsibility for coordination and management of all matters relating to structural and fire safety in in-scope buildings to meet current and forthcoming legislative requirements.
  • To deliver the regulatory requirements of the Building Safety Act and Fire Safety Act to provide an effective and efficient building safety service to my clients Higher Risk Buildings and ensure compliance with and implementing the required changes detailed in building safety legislation.
  • To oversee the safe management of SCC high-rise (and/or higher risk) residential buildings within the Housing Management building stock. (The council currently has 21 buildings over 18 metres & a number of high-risk buildings)
  • 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 in-scope blocks to which the role relates.
  • To ensure that controls are implemented in respect of building work carried out in the in-scope blocks to which the role relates.
  • To engage with colleagues who are responsible for managing projects undertaken within the in-scope buildings.
  • To assist with the development and implementation of Building Safety Cases being prepared by the fire safety team, and to ensure their effective maintenance and management post-implementation.
  • To manage resident engagement within high-rise and/or higher-risk in-scope buildings, particularly in ensuring that safety concerns are recorded, monitored, and dealt with appropriately.
  • To ensure that planned, preventive maintenance is carried out within the in-scope blocks to which the role relates.
  • To engage with relevant Housing Management 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.
  • To perform any other reasonable tasks that ensure the effective management of premises for which the role is responsible, to the fulfilment of our customer service objectives and in compliance with the Fire Safety Legislation.
  • Support the Fire Safety Lead in delivering our strategic objectives, by driving business improvement and regulatory compliance within the Safer Homes function.

Title: Building Safety Manager

Salary: £350- £425 P/Day Umbrella

Location: Hampshire

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list Fire Door Inspector

£300 - £320 per day Outside IR35

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Fire Door Inspector to join a Health & Safety Consultant based in Portsmouth

This will be a part time position with you working 3 out of 5 days a week varying days Mon-Fri.

The position is paying £300-£320 P/Day Outside of IR35.

  • You must hold an FDIS or BRE door inspector qualification.

Job Purpose: This role will be working on their housing contract focusing on carrying out fire door inspections and writing up reports,

  • Inspect and survey Fire Doors in a competent manner.
  • Provide a full report and recommendations following the inspection.
  • Identify that the frame specification is correct for the door's rating.
  • Understand the regulations relating to the gap allowance between door and frame

Title: Fire Door Inspector

Salary: £300-320 P/Day (Outside IR35)

Location: Portsmouth

list Housing Fire Safety Manager

Up to £57214 per annum Plus Benefits

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Housing Fire Safety Manager to join a local authority based out of Hampshire.

This will be a permanent position paying £57,214 P/A rising to £59,234 P/A with excellent performance.

The Role:

  • To lead and manage the Council's response to fire safety in the Council's Housing stock, including devising strategies, policies and assurance processes to ensure compliance with all statutory fire safety laws/regulations/codes of practice and guidance.
  • To lead and manage the Council's housing fire risk assessment programme.
  • To lead and manage the delivery of all programmes of work and actions arising from fire risk assessments, ensuring they are undertaken within appropriate timescales.
  • To work closely with the Executive Head of Governance and Housing, EMT and Housing Service Managers on all aspects of fire safety and related works.

Job Purpose:

  • To lead and manage the Council's response to fire safety in the Council housing stock.

  • To lead, manage, plan and deliver the Council's programme of fire risk assessments across all Council housing stock.

  • To lead and manage the implementation of all work programmes and actions arising out of fire risk assessments including tendering projects, ensuing that fire safety work is undertaken to the required standard.

  • To work directly with external Fire Safety experts in the implementation of fire safety works and best practice.

  • To lead, manage and be responsible for formal project control processes ensuring these are updated regularly and acted upon.

  • To manage the Fire Safety Project Officer and Building Safety Officers to ensure effective delivery of work programmes in response to fire safety actions and other building remedial actions to ensure that council housing stock is safe.

  • To monitor all fire safety project activity, including against budgets and delivery of targets in accordance with agreed timescales.

  • To manage and lead on fire risk management strategies and policies for the Council's Housing Service in line with fire safety legislation/regulations/ codes of practice/ guidance.

  • To work closely with Executive Head, EMT and Housing Service Managers on all aspects of fire and building safety.

  • To appoint, lead and manage staff.

  • To be responsible for implementing new fire safety legislation and best practice, liaising closely with the Executive Heads, EMT and Housing Services and recommend appropriate courses of action. .

  • Regularly advise senior management and the Council's Executive Management Team (EMT) of performance relating to fire safety against best practice and legal standards.

  • Produce clear, concise and regular reports for senior management and the Council's Executive Management Team on fire safety compliance.

  • Apply sound professional judgement to ensure that risks are escalated to the Executive Head/EMT and to devise appropriate robust and tested mitigation plans and strategies to deal with risk.

  • Be responsible for embedding a positive fire safety culture through close liaison with all Housing Service Managers, the Executive Head and EMT and arrange a regular programme of fire safety training across Housing Services.

  • Liaise with enforcing authorities where necessary, taking responsibility for recording and managing fire incidences and implementing any post-incident actions.

  • Represent my client at fire safety sector forums, building professional relationships with key external stakeholders, including Hampshire & IOW Fire Service, Health and Safety Executive and the Social Housing Regulator.


You need to hold either of the following qualifications:

  • Member of the Institute of Fire safety Managers (MIFSM)
  • Member of the Institute of Fire Engineers (MIFireE)
  • Level 4 Diploma in Fire Safety.

Title: Housing Fire Safety Manager

Salary: £57,214 P/A rising to £59,234 P/A with excellent performance.

Location: Hampshire

list Maintenance Surveyor

£30 - £33 per hour Umbrella

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Maintenance Surveyor to join a housing association covering a patch of Hampshire.

This will be a temporary position paying £30 - £33 P/H Umbrella on a 6-9 Month Contract

The Role:

  • Responsible for pre/post-inspection and reports for responsive repairs, void works and cyclical repairs within the relevant area of operation, consulting and engaging with customers, leaseholders and with internal and external stakeholders in the region. Ensure the highest customer standards of delivery are achieved, minimal defects, and a high level of customer satisfaction is achieved. Effectively managing the performance and on site progress of my clients Contractors ensuring that works are delivered on time, to a regional budget of £10m, to quality standards and achieve value for money in line with all relevant statutory regulations and compliance.

Job Purpose:

  • Deliver an effective & efficient Repairs & Maintenance service at an operational level to include a regionally based professional surveying service, disrepair works, Major/Complex Works, FRA, responsive repairs, voids and aids and adaptations.
  • Prepare and carry out diagnostic inspections, surveys & technical reports in accordance with Group practice. Providing accurate technical advice with competent & thorough surveys/post-inspections.
  • Identifies and manages insurance claims ensuring most economically advantageous outcome for the organisation. To include, property inspections, managing decants, liaising with loss adjusters/insurance team.
  • Technical lead within the Housing team during the handover of any new developments to ensure quality control through to completion and the end of defects.
  • Effective and efficiently control budgetary spend of approx. £2m within individual area of operation, ensuring revenue and capital spend are recorded accurately.
  • Review invoices and requests for payment from contractors, challenge and resolve submissions where required.
  • Deliver and effectively manage legal disrepair claims and Environmental Health Orders in line with group process and provide detailed reports, and manage complex repairs to an agreed outcome to protect my clients interests.
  • Ensure effective liaison with in-house service provider, M&E contractors and external sub-contractor staff to ensure the delivery of a top quartile service in line with industry standards, schedule of Rates, operational regulatory framework, health & safety (including asbestos)
  • Management and coordination of empty properties to ensure minimal rental loss and maximum return.
  • Carry out major void inspections, ensuring void works are completed to my clients lettable standard against key performance indicators and providing detailed costing for the Options Appraisal's.
  • Ensure delivery of all works in line with all compliance requirements and promotion of the organisation's Health & Safety policy and legislation, all personal risk assessments completed/reviewed and relevant action taken to mitigate risk.
  • Maintaining excellent customer satisfaction by taking ownership and demonstrating proactive collaborative working with repairs providers

Title: Maintenance Surveyor

Salary: £30-£33 P/H Umbrella

Location: Hampshire

list Voids Project Manager

Up to £300.00 per day Inside IR35

MMP Consultancy are seeking a Voids Project Manager on an interim contract, for a leading Local Authority in London. £300 per day (Inside ir35)

About the role

Title: Void Project Manager
Rate: £300 per day (Inside IR35)
Client: Local Authority
Location: North London
Contract: 3 months rolling

Key Duties:

- Delivery of void process, from inception to completion.
- Provide relevant and detailed reports / assessments on the property condition, cost and delivery.
- Liaise with internal and external contract teams / contractors.
- Liaise internally regarding best practice for fire safety and health and safety.
- Delivery of high quality data which can be used to prioritise workloads and report on progress and potential problems.

Qualifications - Preferred

* Building Studies / Construction

list Project Manager

Up to £340.00 per day Inside IR35

MMP Consultancy are currently seeking an experienced Project Manager to work an interim contract with a public sector housing organisation in Hertfordshire. £340 per day (Inside IR35).

Key Duties

* Ensure that all relevant goals in the project are met, be responsible for the successful procurement, planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure of a project or projects.
* Work closely with all partners and stakeholders such as Architects, Engineers, Surveyors, Service Providers / Contractors and Residents, and line managing the Clerk of Works allocated to this post.

Job Description

* Strong Project management experience
* Contract knowledge in particular TPC
* Building construction and refurbishment knowledge
* Good communicator
* Staff management

Role Details

Rate: £340 per day (Inside IR35)
Location: Hertfordshire
Expenses: Business related parking and mileage is paid.
Contract: Interim Contract

list Disrepair Surveyor

Up to £44.52 per hour Umbrella

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Disrepair Surveyor to join a local authority based in East Devon.

This will be an interim position paying £44.52 P/H Umbrella on a 3-6 Month contract.

The Role:

To provide the day-to-day repair service to tenants and maintain the Council's housing stock. To manage the day-to-day repair/void contracts and contractors to a high standard providing high quality repair services to the Council and tenant. To support the Senior Technical Officer and other technical staff in achieving the priorities and objectives of the Council.

Job Purpose:

  • Dealing with the reactive and planned property maintenance requirements of the Council's dwellings within a prescribed budget and aligned to the contract, and to ensure compliance with the current Decent Homes Standard.
  • Investigate repair requests, diagnose faults and complaints, commission repairs and supervise them through to completion. Carrying out pre and post inspections of repairs in line with the current contract requirements.
  • Establish appropriate effective working relationships with the current contractor/s which support and grow the partnership.
  • Provide a supportive technical duty surveyor function to the current contractor/s, and the contact centre team on a rota basis.
  • Undertake the preparation of condition surveys to enable the implementation of the planned and cyclical maintenance programmes.
  • To manage the quoted works and exclusion works elements of this contract to ensure value for money and accuracy of these works in line with the contract.
  • Processing/managing claims for payment in line with specific Contract terms, set limits, Statutory Regulations, procurement rules and the councils Standing Orders.
  • Monitoring contractors on site and reporting on performance issues while ensuring value for money.
  • Survey properties to identify, log and deal with the presence of asbestos based materials.
  • Manage disrepair cases within the organisation in their entirety to ensure a seamless delivery of service.
  • Undertake feasibility reports for Disrepair claims, recognising what liabilities are under the council and what are under the tenant.
  • Create specifications of work to rectify any defects or repairs.
  • Managing works from specification through to post inspection
  • Organised and proactive
  • Able to manage their own calendar and caseload.

Title: Disrepair Surveyor

Salary: £44.52 P/H Umbrella

Location: East Devon