Peabody employees

Building Safety Manager

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Waterloo, SE1
Department: Customer Services
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum

A GREAT opportunity to join Building Safety Team at Peabody.

We are looking for our next Building Safety Managers to join our growing team.

This is an exciting role that aligns with our key company objectives and corporate plan. We are seeking an experienced Building Safety Manager, the role will require someone who will take the lead as and when required, will make decisions based on the best practice and the future proofing principles of the team. The role will also require lone working and a fair degree of autonomy so self-discipline is a must. As a Building Safety Manager, you are tasked to deliver excellent customer service and stakeholder engagement. As a valued team member, you'll have responsibility for ensuring building safety management and maintenance services across Peabody, focusing particularly on fire and building safety for high rise blocks of over 18m high, while keeping up to date with legislation and regulation changes to and make sure you deliver best practice and continuously improve.


Skills/Experience required:

  • Extensive Technical Knowledge and the ability to comprehend complex issues with regards to fire safety in buildings at all stages of life cycle.

  • Ability to work independently whilst always following best practice procedures and exercising good judgement and initiative in problem solving.

  • Ability to interrogate information from various sources and collate comprehensive reports.

  • Extensive experience and training in Microsoft Office, Northgate and housing management programmes.

  • Proven ability to work to tight guidelines and targets.

  • Proven ability to be able to carry out full type 4 Fire Risk Assessments.

  • Understanding of B.I.M. protocol, building safety information and how these can be combined in a safety file.

  • Previous experience within social housing in a similar role.

  • Proven ability to work on a variety of complex tasks simultaneously.

  • Proven ability to be able to manage contractors and professional surveyors/ engineers in carrying building investigations.

  • Proven commitment to own personal professional development.

  • Extensive knowledge of building and housing services and their combined role in ensuring building safety.

  • Proven ability to train others (staff and clients) in fire safety and their role in it.

  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels (written and verbally).

  • Good understanding of all relevant legislation and guidance’s.

  • Active membership and attendance at meetings of a trade organisation.

Qualifications required:

NEBOSH fire or equivalent

Membership of a professional body (IFE, FPA, IFSM)

Building trade background an advantage.


Salary: £45,000 to £58,000 depending on skills knowledge and experience. 

If you experience any technical issues please email quoting job number and job title.


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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