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Principal Fire Risk Surveyor

Newham, London, United Kingdom, £ £ 400.00-450.00 Annual Annual, Contract


Spencer Clarke Group are currently recruiting for a Principal Fire Risk Surveyor to work in the Newham area.

A local authority based in Newham have a fantastic opportunity for a Principal Fire Risk Surveyor to join their team.

Purpose of the role:

To be responsible for a professional housing surveying service, all technical aspects of the repair, maintenance, improvement and re-servicing of all council owned, managed and leased stock in accordance with Newham Council's policies and procedures. Providing an effective responsive repair and planned maintenance service for the organisation; and to manage a specific specialist team of surveyors and support staff for the Asset Management Group.
To lead specifically but not exclusively on the management of Fire Safety in relation to all Housing Blocks and Properties.
Accountabilities: .

To deputise as required in the absence of the Works Commissioning Manager.
To routinely monitor and review the economy, efficiency, effectiveness and quality of current services across the Asset Management Group, developing new approaches to the challenges presented and implementing improvements that are in line with overriding strategic objectives, aims and targets, setting standards for the London Borough of Newham that result in continuous service improvement.
To ensure an efficient and effective technical support service for the Asset Management Group, covering specialist services with Fire Safety as the main focus of activity.
To manage the development of collaborative working with chosen contractors and strategic alliance partners, co-ordinating and integrating essential activities such as supply chain management, specification development, and consultation with residents. To develop project specific briefs to ensure all projects meet Newham Council's' objectives and comply with the contractual terms of any agreement to ensure best value in cost, performance, quality and future maintenanc
To ensure a programme of Health & Safety inspections is undertaken, including evaluating findings and ensuring any works necessary are carried out.
To monitor and manage all aspects of Fire Safety within the borough. To liaise with legal representatives and maintain dialogue with other departments, and represent the organisation in litigation.
To convene, chair project team meetings in accordance with agreed project programmes and to monitor, record and report all aspects of project progress and to respond to questions from residents, members and LVT.
To ensure that all works are supervised and undertaken in accordance with contract specifications, London Borough of Newham's procedures and Health & Safety (including gas safety) Regulations.
Candidate requirements:

High level of numeracy and verbal skills to enable the post holder to undertake duties of the post.
Knowledge of Building Regulations and Health & Safety legislation.
Extensive knowledge of the legal frameworks encompassing Fire Safety
Knowledge of HHSRS legislation.
Knowledge of Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015
Considerable experience of building inspection work, identifying faults, preparing reports/specifications.
Considerable experience of supervising building works.
Extensive experience in dealing with Fire Safety works and Fire Risk Assessments.
Considerable experience of successfully running contracts/projects.
Experience in managing staff
If you're interested in the role and would like to apply, please email your up to date CV to or call Chris on (phone number removed)

Job Details

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Newham, London, United Kingdom
£ £ 400.00-450.00 Annual Annual