At Sovereign we have a strong purpose beyond all else that means our work not only does good, it feels good too - we're making a huge difference to people's lives. Not simply providing affordable homes, we're shaping places where people want to live now and in the future. Share our purpose, and you'll share the satisfaction of doing something that really matters. We currently have a great opportunity to join Sovereign as a Building Safety Manager within our Property Services Directorate. The role: In this brand new role we are looking for 3 x Building Safety Managers to join us across our regions. We're all working from home right now, however with a number of offices across the South West in Basingstoke, Christchurch, Bristol, Poole and Newbury we can be flexible on your base location when we do start to safely return to the workplace. In time, there will be travel required between our offices and sites so you should be comfortable with this and have access to transport. You'll provide the Safety and Assurance Directorate and Sovereign with information, assurance and management control regarding the building safety management of its properties in scope of Building a Safer Future legislation. With your expert safety knowledge you'll deliver safety activity across a number of our buildings engaging with key stakeholders and customers, ensuring relationships are built and transparency is evident. This is a responsible and accountable role, and will be a 'Licensable' position within the Building Safer legislation to manage a key risk within the organisation. What you'll need: * A qualification at Level 4 or above in a transferable background such as Housing Management, Fire Safety, Building maintenance/Surveying or in Operations, Project management, Social care * A 'positive can do' attitude and motivation to provide safer homes * Ability to understand basic technical information * Drive for continuous improvement in career and ability to complete defined further education at a Level 6 which may be a legal requirement of the future role * 3-5 years' experience in area of expertise * A good understanding of the different building construction types * Knowledge of fire behaviour and dangers of smoke * Excellent communication skills both verbally and through report writing * Ability to extract, manipulate and understand data * Keen eye for detail and an inquisitive mind What you'll get: * £450 yearly flexible benefit pot to use against benefits of your choice * 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays (with an extra day every year up to 30 days) * Chance to buy or sell holiday as part of our flexible benefits package * Generous matching pension scheme up to 12% and life cover * Flexible working It's a fantastic time to join the team and be part of the future, focusing on both property compliance and resident engagement to strengthen our core mission of providing safe homes and neighbourhoods for our residents. Come and be part of our exciting journey ahead...
Basingstoke, England, Hampshire, RG21, United Kingdom