Director of Compliance

Posted 10 May 2024
Salary £100,000 per annum + benefits
Job type Permanent
Discipline Property Management & Construction Recruitment
Contact NameRiddhi Shukla

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with an established and renowned Housing Association, based in Surrey, who are recruiting for a Director of Compliance. The salary is £100,000 per annum.

The ideal candidate will have experience managing statutory compliance, specialist services and facilities management, a strong financial background and a history of managing multi-disciplinary teams.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Leading the provision of a comprehensive range of high-quality and VFM-led housing services, including building services, corporate and property Health and Safety, fire and building safety

  • Leading compliance services ensuring compliance with all appropriate regulatory and best practice requirements. Demonstrate a dynamic and proactive approach, as this role will support customers.

  • Providing knowledge, technical expertise and insight to achieve efficient, continuously improving, customer focused services across all operational areas

  • Lead on policy development within the compliance team and ensuring that all policies, procedures and strategies are regularly reviewed and appropriately implemented.

  • Lead the Group’s external wall fire remediation projects ensuring a swift and successful completion to all schemes with all appropriate regulatory and best practice requirements.

  • Ensuring that the Statutory Compliance Policy is translated into objectives and KPIs with a mechanism in place for reporting; own accountability for the delivery of these objectives as agreed with the Executive Director Assets, via operational plans and targets.

  • Put in place – and ensure the robust management and implementation of – systems and controls ensuring compliance, recording and maintenance of accurate information on all aspects of property compliance, including but not limited to electrical safety, gas safety, fire risk assessments and tasks, asbestos, legionella and lift management.

  • Communicating relevant business and performance data to the Executive, Board, and stakeholders where appropriate.

Experience required:

  • Sound experience of dealing with regulatory and enforcement bodies.

  • Will have led a multi-discipline compliance function and team (fire, gas, electrical, legionella, asbestos, lifts)

  • Will have a proven track record managing statutory compliance, specialist services and facilities management

  • Successful record of establishing a positive, customer-focused, high-performing culture and leadership of a multi-disciplinary team

  • Financial acumen and a track record in leading budgets and driving value for money.

  • Having managed internal and external stakeholder relationships at a senior level, to include the non-executive board

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Relevant professional level qualification or equivalent experience and training e.g.

  • CIOB (Chartered Institute of Builders)

  • RICS (Royal Institute for Chartered Surveyors)

  • CIHCM Chartered Institute of Housing Chartered Membership)

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Hybrid working 3 days per week

Working hours:

  • 35 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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