Property Compliance Manager

  • Location
    Kingston Upon Thames, Greater London
  • Salary
  • Category
    Public Sector - Housing
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Construction and Property
  • External Reference

JOB TITLE: Compliance Manager
LOCATION: Kingston upon Thames
PAY RATE: ~ £400 per day (Umbrella)
DURATION: 3 months minimum
IR35 STATUS: Inside

Please note this role will be remotely based whilst in Covid-19 lockdown. Once safe to return to work the role will be based full time in the offices in Kingston upon Thames.


Acting for the Council within the context of Corporate landlord to be responsible for Legal compliance.

  • Acting for the council within the context of the corporate landlord, to be responsible for legal compliance relating to Asbestos, Legionella, and Fire Safety. Providing specialist advice to staff, contractors and tenants and ensuring that the council's respective policies and procedures are reviewed and implemented to ensure that risks are managed effectively and in compliance with current legislation.

  • To act as the "Appointed Person" for the council for the management of Asbestos in accordance with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012

  • To act as the "Responsible Person" for the council for the management of Legionnaires Disease in accordance with the HSE L8 Approved Code of Practice, "Legionnaires disease: the control of legionella bacteria in water systems"

  • To monitor the process of Fire Risk Assessments and the implementation of action plans for the council's corporate assets in accordance with the relevant legislation. .

  • To provide specialist advice to senior officers and staff on statutory compliance matters.


  1. (Asbestos) To manage a rolling programme of asbestos surveys using external contractors, maintain and update the councils CAPS database ensuring that survey results are recorded and implement re-inspections as necessary. develop and implement monitoring systems to ensure continued compliance.

  2. (Water Safety) Develop and ensure the delivery of the Legionella Management Policy in line with ACOPs L8 and the adopted procedures across the council.

  3. Oversee current compliance and make recommendations for improvements, and provide reports to senior management where there are areas of concern.

  4. Manage and review contracts for surveyors.

  5. Monitor and review third party reports and assessments, such as Fire Risk Assessments in consultation with others, to assess and prioritise any recommendations. Ensure actions are put in place to resolve any issues.

  6. Develop relationships with managers and partners and stakeholder to provide technical advice. Ensure responsible managers comply with the compliance programme in an effective and timely manner and coordinate programmes with maintenance programmes to avoid duplication of resources.

  7. To manage administrative staff and support development.


  • Experience in developing and managing monitoring systems for statutory compliance and maintaining accurate records and systems.

  • Demonstrable experience in dealing with statutory compliance and/or health and safety issues in a corporate landlord or similar environment.

  • Experience of managing / supporting construction./ FM projects ideally within a public sector or PFI/PPP

  • Experience of working within a performance management framework to achieve agreed outcomes.

  • Some experience of managing contracts including reviewing programmes and budgets and of meeting

  • Experience of providing accurate compliance monitoring reports to deadline for senior managers.

  • Demonstrable knowledge of current relevant legislation, statutory requirements and codes of practice necessary to manage a diverse property portfolio..

  • Knowledge of the building construction and facilities maintenance processes in a public sector context.

  • Detailed knowledge and working arrangements of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. .

  • Detailed knowledge of Approved Code of Practice L8

  • A working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and the necessary statutory and local reporting requirements

  • A working knowledge of the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998.

  • A working knowledge of Electrical Safety requirements and best practise relating to the work environment.

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Please apply with your CV to: Emily Day