Compliance Officer

Posted 07 May 2024
Salary £300 - £301 per day
LocationKingston upon Thames
Job type Contract
Discipline Interim
Contact NameBen Holden

Job description

Royal Borough of Kingston Upton Thames are looking for a Compliance Officer (Fire Safety and Asbestos Management)

  • £300 per day.
  • Inside IR35.

Role Purpose:

  • 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.