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Compliance Officer - Facilities Management

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  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £29998 - £31997 per annum, Benefits: Full list of Benefits within Job Advertisement

  • Contact:

    Tony Davidson

  • Email:

  • Contact phone:

    02921 673725

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  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Duration:


  • Expiry date:

    04 September 2022

  • Start date:


Compliance Officer – Facilities Management

The Opportunity

Yolk Recruitment Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team has partnered with a large public sector organisation to recruit a Compliance Officer (Facilities) to join their team. They are an education organisation based in Swansea with a diverse workforce and inclusive culture.

You’ll be joining a company full of passionate individuals, who take pride in their work and the business. In return, our dedicated teams are supported, encouraged, nurtured, developed, and rewarded. You will play a key role in working within the Estates department to ensure legal compliance with statutory inspection, periodic testing and management of sites across Swansea.

You’ll be joining a hardworking, supportive, and inclusive team and company who put the customer at the heart of everything they do and take pride in their work and their brand.

What the Compliance Officer will be doing

The purpose of the role is to develop, manage and monitor the Colleges systems and procedures for health and safety and environmental statutory inspection and compliance.  Identifying legislative requirements and implementing a best practice approach across all campus sites, informing relevant staff as required. They will be responsible for the inspection, testing and management of: :-

  • Asbestos

  • Legionella

  • Local Exhaust Ventilation

  • Electrical testing

  • Lifts and lifting equipment

  • Pressure systems

  • Boilers and gas safety

  • Fire safety, including; automatic fire detection systems, smoke control systems, fire doors, portable firefighting equipment, automatic fire doors and shutters

  • Lightning protection systems

  • Scaffolding and ladder safety

  • Automatic doors including disability access and egress

  • Energy and waste management data including site waste licensing

  • Measuring and calculating Carbon footprint data and identifying areas of improvement relating to statutory compliance i.e. boilers etc.

Identify best practice approaches and provide legislative updates to the Estates and HS&E manager in relation to statutory inspection and periodic testing

Identify any specific departmental requirements relating to statutory inspection and periodic testing

Work with estates colleagues in striving to continually improve statutory compliance systems and providing effective compliance management support and guidance to College departments

What the successful Compliance Officer will look like :-

  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or willingness to achieve this within 6 months

  • CIBSE/IMech/IEE or membership of other relevant bodies

  • An appropriate qualification within the construction industry

  • Level 2 (GCSE) or equivalent Maths and English qualification

  • Working knowledge of a range of statutory compliance issues and testing requirements as identified in the Job Description

  • Knowledge of Fire safety

  • Experience of excellent records management

  • Very good understanding of construction and property related statutory compliance requirements / legislation

  • Proven administration skills, with significant attention to detail and accuracy

  • Report generation and writing

  • Good IT skills with experience of Microsoft Office Suite and the use of complex spreadsheets, capable of becoming competent in the use of bespoke databases

  • Ability to organise your own workload effectively, with the ability to prioritze and progress complex matters in a logical and systematic way

  • Able to travel across Swansea to 6 different sites to carry out compliance checks and Facilities work.

Here’s What You’ll Get in Return

The successful Compliance Officer will be rewarded with:

  • Salary of between £29998 - £31997 (Appointments will normally be made to the bottom of the salary scale with annual increments on 1st August each year subject to a start date before 1st February)

  • A generous annual leave entitlement (28 days, plus bank holidays and up to 5 efficiency (closure) days at Christmas)

  • Membership of a Pension Scheme is offered to all staff with generous employer contributions (Local Government Pension Scheme)

  • Substantially discounted gym membership

  • Free Parking

  • Commitment to equality and diversity

  • Childcare voucher scheme

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Health care cash plan

  • Discounted study opportunities on college programmes

  • Access to holistic and complementary therapy treatments and facilities.

Think this role is for you?
If you think this Compliance Officer opportunity is for you then apply online or call Tony Davidson to discuss the role in confidence on 07458 163647.

Yolk Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team works with organisations across the UK to fulfil their recruitment needs and to achieve their D&I objectives. We recruit temporary, contract and permanent hires for 1 off specialist needs or for volume campaigns. We support our applicants to navigate the public sector recruitment processes and secure their dream jobs.

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.