Peabody employees

Building Safety Programme Manager

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Home based hybrid working, Waterloo, SE1
Department: Customer Services
Salary: £48,000 - £58,000

This role is currently based from home due to COVID 19 until further notice. Peabody plans to move to a hybrid model of working which means that once our office refurbishment has been completed, the role will be part office (Waterloo) and part home based.

Peabody manages over 4500 residential blocks across London and the South East. There is a new opportunity in our Building Safety Team to help us deliver our external wall investigation and remediation programme. As an Early Adopter Peabody has made good progress in making sure we are addressing building safety. We need a proactive and technically sound construction manager to help push our remediation programme forward. This will involve managing the investigation programme and supporting our Asset Management and Latent Defect teams to address any issues identified by our fire engineers. You will need good experience and knowledge in managing complex refurbishment projects. The ability to manipulate and manage large data sets and create concise and accurate performance reports and indicators is crucial. A passion for resident safety and desire to make sure that cultural changes are made to improve our sectors construction standards are key.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Building Safety Programme Manager to manage the external wall investigation programme and support our delivery and latent defect teams in remediation projects. Coordinating and reporting on key performance indicators to our Board.

 Skills/Experience required:

  • Experience of analyzing data, highlighting, understanding and suggesting business improvements required

  • Objective communication on process changes and improvements

  • Excellent ability in or knowledge of business reporting

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • IT skills in business reporting and appropriate reporting software

  • Experience/ track record of programme management in a housing association environment is desirable

  • Experience of setting up and managing programme management office (PMO) functions in a development/construction environment is desirable

  • Knowledge of the capital project management and latent defect processes


At Peabody, where possible, we provide flexible working opportunities from day one to our employees, as we recognise the importance of a good work-life balance; and to improve our productivity and performance, we embrace agile working, which means if you are in a desk based role, that will be a hybrid of office and home working. If your role is in a client facing environment, appropriate base location will apply.

Our mission is to help people make the most of their lives and an important part of this is to ensure that our organisation reflects the wider communities we serve. We want to attract recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our residents and customers. We actively encourage applications from all groups and communities, as well as from BAME, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.

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