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Landlord Compliance Officer - Fire and Asbestos

Posted: 21 Jul 2020 Closes: 29 Sep 2020
Greater Manchester Competitive
Permanent & Full-time onward-housing/1034

Onward Homes is one of the largest registered providers of social housing in the North West, with 35,000 properties across the region.We believe that everyone deserves a place to call their own, which is why we’re committed to building 400 new homes each year. We do more than just provide a roof over our customers’ heads, we’re here to make a real difference.At Onward we’re working towards creating positive spaces, which extends to not only to the communities we serve but to our workplaces being positive spaces that are open, diverse and inclusive.  Onward is committed to being a diverse and inclusive organisation in every aspect of our work. We are looking for a Landlord Compliance Officer - Fire and Asbestos (1 post) to join our Property team on a fixed term basis for 12 months. 

The Compliance Officer will deliver effective management of Fire and Asbestos compliance across the region in accordance with regulatory undertakings to ensure Onward is fully compliant and reduces any residual risk to customers, colleagues and third parties.

Responsibilities include ensuring that all Fire and Asbestos servicing, testing and inspection processes are carried out correctly, remedial/follow on works are undertaken on a risk basis, that the service, testing and inspection process is fit for purpose and that the records and certification is appropriately recorded, validated and current.

In addition, ensuring effective management and administration of Fire and Asbestos contracts, set and deliver performance standards, monitor progress and resolve issues and up to date information relating to Fire and Asbestos Compliance risks. Take overall health and safety responsibility and compliance with legislative requirements for all investment activities within the region, to include delivery of a comprehensive programme of training in Fire and Asbestos safety.

All posts are recruited to the recruitment salary and movement to the confirmed salary is based on successful completion of a 6 month probation.  As well as a competitive salary and a generous annual leave entitlement, we offer a range of benefits for a rewarding career including a health cash plan, pension scheme and personal development.

The base location for this role is Renaissance Court, Didsbury. However please note that due to Covid-19, we have adapted our working arrangements under government guidelines and Safe Systems of Work and the current working arrangements for the role will involve a mixture of home working and occasional site based activity around the Greater Manchester region as required. Discussions around the current working arrangements and Safe Systems of Work specific to the role will take place during the interview process. If candidates have any concerns / questions in relation to Covid-19 and the role at any stage of the recruitment and selection process they can contact the HR team on and a member of the HR Team will be in touch.



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