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The Guinness Partnership

Building Safety

The Guinness Partnership, London or Oldham
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Starting salary of £25,000

About this job

Role: Building Safety
Start date: May 2021
Employer Industry: Social Housing and Care Provider
Company size: 2,800
Company type: Housing and Care Provider
Deadline: 1st March 2021
Degrees Accepted: Degree in a surveying related subject such as: Building Surveying, Construction & Surveying, Construction

Job description

Overall Purpose:

To support our Building Safety Team in improvement plans, managing project and deadlines and contributing to the team at a high standard whilst learning and developing the skills necessary to further their career within Building Safety.

Key responsibilities of the role:

  • Deliver building safety activity and planning under the supervision of the relevant Head of Service.
  • Manage small Building Safety projects under the supervision of senior staff to gain experience in Project Management.
  • Assist in the organisation of inspections and support investigations and the creation of Building Safety cases.
  • Support the Building Safety team in the implementation of Building Information Modelling (BIM).
  • Support with the administration of the Building Safety directorate whilst ensuring compliance with GDPR regulations.
  • Ensure Guinness remains compliant with all relevant Regulatory requirements, Policies and Procedures.
  • Protect the Health and Safety of our customers and colleagues by ensuring appropriate measures and actions are taken.
  • Support the protection and safety of our customers by identifying safeguarding concerns and following the safeguarding procedures, making appropriate referrals.

Key Learning Responsibilities:

  • Listen to and adhere to the support and guidance provided by your mentor, manager, or the management team.
  • Review and complete programme milestones on time.
  • Attend and fully contribute to all Graduate development activities.
  • Undertake regular personal and professional development as part of a structured Continuing Professional Development (CPD) plan.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  • Obtain significant experience of working in Building Safety across a range of different property types and social housing settings and use this to contribute fully to the team’s objectives.
  • Deliver effective recording and maintenance of the Building Safety records.
  • Solve specific problems through analysis and a logical pragmatic approach whilst introducing new ideas and perspectives to business issues.
  • Develop positive working relationships with colleagues.
  • Demonstrate the ability to produce timely and high-quality documents and reports.

Possible Career Progression:

  • Entry: £25,000
  • End of Year one: £27,000
  • Future Career: Building Safety Manager Or Building Safety Project Delivery Manager

Job requirements

  • Ability to apply intellectual rigour and understanding, analyse, interpret, explain and summarise complex data and issues in a logical manner.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and ability to present succinctly.
  • Awareness of the importance of delivering high quality and customer-responsive services.
  • Ability to develop effective relationships with diverse groups of people.
  • Ability to prioritise and work as an effective member of a team.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to proactively communicate progress and issues to Managers.
  • Analytical approach and ability to demonstrate effective problem solving and sound judgement.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to demonstrate Guinness Behaviours which underpin everything we do: Deliver great service, Work together, Do things well, Take responsibility, Make things possible, Are professional and principled.
  • Desirable: Good knowledge and interest in social housing issues and services offered by registered providers and other housing regulatory bodies.
  • Desirable: Project Management experience.
  • Mobile working required.
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