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Building Safety Data Control Officer


Salary – £29,120 – £32,240 per annum – depending on skills and experience

Contract type – Permanent

Working hours – Full Time

Closing Date – 2 July 2022

Interview Date – TBC

About us

In April 2021, GreenSquare and Accord Housing Association merged to create a bigger, better, organisation. GreenSquareAccord was created in order to deliver our purpose of Building Better Lives. Building Better Lives means that we exist to provide the affordable homes and care services that enable people to achieve their full potential, without having to worry about the quality, affordability and safety of their housing and care.

As a charitable housing provider, we provide over 25,000 homes to more than 54,000 people. We deliver over 3 million hours of care to individuals every year. We have a geographical reach from the north east, to the south west of England. And we employ around 4,000 people.

We are committed to providing great homes and care, in a great neighbourhood, with great service.

About the role

We are currently recruiting for a Building Safety Data Control Officer on a full time permanent basis to be pivotal in establishing, developing and maintaining systems to support our processes and procedures for the Fire Safety Team.

You will be a central member of the team, providing essential support to the Fire Safety Manager and Fire Safety Technical Supervisors. Acting as a lead on Building Safety data, you will be assisting in the management of a cloud based risk management system and providing essential support to ensure fire safety actions are managed effectively. This will all contribute to ensuring our customers` homes are safe and meet the GreenSquareAccord standard.

The role is varied and will require a flexible approach, you will provide support to all areas of the team, including overseeing our servicing programme to our fire safety facilities, equipment and devices. You will also be responsible for ensuring all the necessary tasks related to the efficient collation, management and administration of Fire Safety related regulatory, legislative and compliance data, are all completed methodically and accurately, you will have an eye for detail and the ability to multi-task.

In addition to providing support to the Fire Safety Team, you will be central to the management and control of our Building Safety data. Acting as the custodian of our golden thread of data, your Fire Safety technical expertise will enable you to manage information, ensuring it is accurate, easily understandable, can be accessed by those who need it and it is up to date.

About you

It is essential that you have a Level 3 certificate in Fire Safety or NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management or equivalent qualification.

You must have Substantial experience and a thorough understanding of responsive maintenance and previous experience of managing and reviewing fire safety data, such as building fire strategies, design and construction documentation.

You will be confident in working with and interpreting Fire Safety guidance, legislation and British Standards and of implementing and working with in house software systems.

For this role it is also essential that you have strong communication, negotiation and presentation skills and that you are able to present technical complex data to various audiences.


In support and recognition of our colleagues who will help us deliver our employer strategy, we offer a fantastic benefits package. This includes; annual holiday entitlement (plus statutory bank holidays); a defined contribution pension scheme; trust based flexible working and a Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).

How to apply

If this sounds like the exciting new challenge you`ve been waiting for, we`d love to hear from you. If you wish to have an informal chat about the role, please contact Helen Jones.

If you wish to apply for this role please complete the attached expression of interest form, detailing why you wish to apply and what skills, knowledge and experience you can bring to the role, and email it to the HR Team, together with an up to date CV, to recruitment.mailbox@greensquareaccord.co.uk.

We also welcome your application if you are currently working here through an agency. However, in addition, please complete the “Application Form and Diversity and Inclusion Monitoring Questionnaire”.

All individuals who apply to work at GreenSquareAccord are considered on their merits in line with our Diversity and Inclusion strategy and policy.

GreenSquareAccord are a Disability Confident Employer therefore we actively encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and try to provide access, adjustments, equipment or other practical support where required. All applicants with a disability who meet the `essential eligibility criteria` for the role, as detailed in the job description, are guaranteed an interview.

If you need any assistance, adjustments or adaptations throughout our selection processes please let us know.