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Compliance Officer (Fire Safety and Asbestos Management)

Up to £300 per day Umbrella

Managing Consultant – Asset Management, Property Services & Compliance

Paolo Moraldo

Job Description

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Compliance Officer (Fire Safety & Asbestos Management) to join a local authority based in Surrey.

My client are offering a day rate of £300p/d Umbrella and can offer hybrid working.

At the council we recognise that our position as a highly successful Council depends on our outstanding team of people, who work hard, love what they do and do it because they want to make a difference.

We have an opportunity for a highly self-motivated and effective individual to join our friendly, professional team in this important Compliance Officer role for the Repairs and Maintenance team.

Reporting to our Asset & Compliance Lead Officer, our Compliance Officer role will manage and offer guidance in all aspects of Fire Safety and Asbestos compliance for buildings owned or managed by the Council's Housing Landlord. You will act as the main point of contact for compliance related issues including the commissioning of works via maintenance or specialist companies. Training will be available to enable the Officer to ensure the Council remains legally compliant and adheres to regulations and guidance.

Ideally you will have experience of working within a regulatory framework where compliance, risk management and precise outcomes are essential. A comprehensive understanding of Fire Safety Act, Asbestos awareness particularly where it relates to social housing is essential. Having, or developing, a good knowledge of risk assessments and safety measures and controls within buildings, you should also be familiar with the Health and Safety Act, Regulatory Reform and all current Building Regulations.

With a customer-focused, flexible, cooperative and well organised working style, you will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate compliance information clearly and effectively to colleagues in other departments, good presentation skills and the ability to work effectively under pressure, think strategically and problem solve.

Title: Compliance Officer (Fire Safety & Asbestos Management)

Salary: £300p/d Umbrella

Location: Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey

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list Project Manager

Up to £350.00 per day Inside IR35

MMP Consultancy are seeking a Project Manager with a South London organisation, the role will pay circa £350 per day LTD with flexibility for experienced candidates.

About the role

Title: Project Manager (Delivery)
Rate: £350 day (Inside IR35) neg.
Client: Local Authority
Location: South London
Contract: 6 months rolling - Hybrid.

Key Duties:

* Project Manager for the delivery of Major Works projects.
* Focussing on Fire Safety remedial actions as well as standardised delivery of cyclical works.
* Contract Administration and good Contractor engagement.
* Technical knowledge of asset management and investment projects.
* Undertake on-site inspections.
* Delivery a couple of high profile projects from implementation to completion.

MRICS or MCIOB will be essential.

Major Works Programme Manager

Up to £600 per day Umbrella

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Major Works Programme Manager to join a Housing Association based in Sutton, Surrey. This will be a interim position paying £600p/d Umbrella.

This role will involve a minimum of 3 days p/w in the office.

What We're Looking For:

Do you have experience of managing project budgets and implementing action plans to address

adverse variances?

Are you knowledgeable of building construction, best practice and regulations?

Are you qualified in MRICS, CIOB, Degree or HNC or relevant qualification and/or management

experience or equivalent in managing Construction projects in Investment, Repairs and


Are you able to successfully motivate and manage a team of professional and technical staff?

Do you have experience in surveying/inspecting buildings, specification writing, tendering and


A bit about the role:

As a Major Works Programme Manager, you will manage the delivery of planned investment

programmes and provide leadership to the team of Capital Works Surveyors/Project

Managers/Clerk of Works/Resident Liaison Officers.

To effectively manage partnered and JCT contractors and consultants, procuring additional works

contracts and staff resources where necessary. Proactively manage budgets exceeding £5m per


Some of the key results for the role include:

  • Managing the contractors and ensuring the delivery of complex investment projects on

time, budget and to a high standard of quality, ensuring value for money and excellent

service provision. To ensure the Section 20 process is undertaken and completed in full

where required.

  • Ensuring that procurement and competitively tendered contracts meet agreed contractor

selection processes and health and safety standards, and that statutory requirements

including the Public Contracts Regulations are adhered to.

  • Overseeing and supporting the Capital works Surveyors/Project Managers as required in

the development of survey-based specifications and tendering and procurement

processes. Supporting the Programme Manager and the consultants to develop

programme and delivery forecasts for work programmes.

  • Effectively managing relationships with contract partners, consultants and supply chain to

ensure contractual, procurement, statutory and regulatory compliance.

Before applying you must have all of the following criteria to be shortlisted for an interview:

  • 5 years of planned/capital works surveying experience in housing refurbishment contracts
  • 5 years management of 8 technical staff members.
  • Have a strong contract management background in housing refurbishment contracts within a local authority or housing assn.
  • Lead on the management of multiple housing refurbishment contracts/projects ranging from £150k to £25 million.
  • Lead on housing refurbishment contracts procurement.
  • Lead on the programming of Planned/Capital Works Programmes

Title: Major Works Programme Manager

Day Rate: £600p/d Umbrella

Location: Sutton, Surrey

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

list Estates Surveyor

Up to £350 per day Umbrella

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for an Estates Surveyor to join a Local Authority based out of Hampshire.

This will be a temporary position paying £350 P/Day Umbrella on a 6-9 Month Contract.

The Role:

To be part of a team of Estates Surveyors supporting the Council in maintaining and enhancing the receipts and income from its property portfolio. To play a significant role in providing asset and estate management, development and regeneration, and valuation advice. To support in developing an environment where my client is chosen over other cities as a place to work and reside.

Job Purpose:

  • To maintain membership of RICS and adhere to all professional codes of conduct including taking responsibility for own Continuing Professional Conduct.
  • Support the Valuation and Estates Team Leader in providing professional advice on the Council's commercial investment and operational property portfolios including matters relating to leasing, acquisition, sale, valuation, property management and rationalisation.
  • Provide professional advice on the Council's residential property portfolio including matters relating to acquisition, sale (inc under Right to Buy, Leasehold enfranchisement and lease extensions under the Leasehold Reform and Housing Development Act 1993), and valuation.
  • Act as lead for estates related project having revenue implications of up to £50k p.a. or capital of up to £500k.
  • To provide a point of contact for many of the 2000 Council commercial property tenants.
  • To provide property and valuation support / advice to the Council project teams i.e. Regeneration, Housing, Highways or Education.
  • Support the delivery of a service supporting the Councils Growth agenda through improving revenue of its investment portfolio generating capital receipts through disposal of surplus assets, supporting regeneration schemes in providing new residential and commercial property (providing rates and Council tax) and achieve savings through rationalisation and efficient use of its operational stock.
  • Implement standard RICS best practice and procedures on all work and develop a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Ensure compliance with standard procedure in terms of file structures and database records, and to update as required.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • To mentor graduate surveyors undertaking APC and apprentices; ensuring they have the correct variety of experience to successfully complete their professional qualifications.
  • To undertake property valuations for capital accounting, rental, sale, development appraisals or for other statutory purposes.
  • To undertake the estate management of the investment and operational property portfolio, this includes monitoring income, compliance, insurance, and repair activities. Manage requests for alteration, assignments and sub lettings. Management of lease events including lease renewals and rent reviews.
  • To deliver effective asset management for the Council properties. Seeking opportunities to improve revenue streams to the investment portfolio, ensure the Council holds the right property to deliver its services, and manage land and buildings in a manner to support delivery of the regeneration opportunities.
  • To undertake property acquisitions for regeneration, investment operational or for strategic purposes. This may include the use of Compulsory Purchase Powers.
  • To undertake and negotiate property disposals. Agents may be instructed for this purpose in which case it will be necessary to manage the appointment. The scope can range from lettings, to sales of assets by private treaty or auction. Properties may be sold following a developer procurement process and development agreement. In all cases there will be responsibility of progressing the negotiations on the transaction and taking to legal completion.
  • The above list is not meant to be an exhaustive range of tasks and responsibilities and is subject to the changing requirements of the service unit.

Title: Estates Surveyor

Salary: £350 P/Day Umbrella

Location: Hampshire