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Landlord Compliance Officer - Lifts and Water

Posted: 6 Sep 2020 Closes: 20 Sep 2020
Merseyside Competitive
Permanent & Full-time onward-housing/1053

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 - Lifts and Water (1 post) to join our Property team.

Reporting to the Regional Landlord Compliance Manager the purpose of the role is to deliver effective management of Lifts, Water and Estate Safety 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 will include ensuring that all Lifts, Water and Estate Safety 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, the postholder will translate strategy, policy and procedures relating to Lifts, Water and Estate Safety into objectives, KPIs, management information, and assist in production of report to Boards and Committees. Provide input as required to the development of Landlord Compliance risk reduction strategy and procurement strategy, contribute towards investment that mitigates risk and work closely with Repairs and Maintenance leads in relation to responsive and void maintenance. Take overall health and safety responsibility and compliance with legislative requirements for all investment activities within the region.

In order to be successful you should have a track record of managing lifts, water and estate safety programmes and in depth knowledge of associated regulations.

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 the Watson Building. However please note that due to Covid-19, we have adapted our working arrangements under government guidelines and Safe Systems of Work.  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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