Building Safety and Compliance Manager

Client: London Borough of Harrow

Location: UK-Middlesex-Harrow

Salary: £61,959 - £68,718.

Closing date: Friday, 08 March 2024 23:30

Building Safety & Compliance Manager


The London Borough of Harrow is currently recruiting for a Building Safety & Compliance Manager to oversee the 6 Housing compliance areas, ensuring building safety in line with current legislation. The post holder will ensure best practice is followed for all statutory compliance areas for the Council’s social housing stock. Harrow currently has 2 high-rise blocks and a stock size of approximately 6,000.

About you:

The successful candidate will have:

• Health and Safety degree, National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or the equivalent.

• Knowledge of relevant codes and guidance, and practical control of sites and the work that takes place on them, buildings under construction or during occupation.

• Extensive understanding of statutory regulations relating to Housing, construction and buildings. 

• Ability to lead, motivate, performance manage and develop the team.

• Experience of Health and Safety management and auditing.

• Experience of Board/Committee report writing and presentation

• Analytical and logical thinking skills with the ability to operate at both a strategic and operational level.

About us:

Harrow Council is the 12th largest London borough and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit with a range of cultures, religions and opinions that come together to produce high achieving schools and a close and friendly community. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.

Other information:

Support for candidates visit: Support for candidates – London Borough of Harrow 

Our behavioural indicators roles below G11 and above G11

Here at Harrow Council, the vision is one of 'Working together to make a difference for Harrow'

Please click here to view Harrow Council's benefits: Why work for Harrow – Job vacancies at Harrow Council – London Borough of Harrow

Important Note:

Our staff are our greatest asset and therefore no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender, reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity unless a Genuine Occupational Qualification applies.

Harrow is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible to everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people or people with long-term health conditions. 


We particularly welcome female applicants, individuals under 25 years of age, those from the BAME community, LGBTQ+ applicants and disabled applicants, as they are under-represented within Harrow Council at this level. Appointment will always, however be made on merit.

For a confidential discussion, please contact our recruitment partner at Penna, Andrew Barton at or call 07922386432.

Closing Date: 8th March 2024