Compliance Officer

  • Job Reference: 210897
  • Date Posted: 8 April 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Website: https://www.kier.co.uk/
  • Location: Llandrindod Wells, Powys
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Compliance Officer

Location: Can be based from one of our offices in Llandrindod Wells, Brecon, or Newtown

Business Area: Kier Places - Heart of Wales Property Services

Contract: Permanent, full time


Be part of our exciting Joint Venture with Powys County Council.


Heart of Wales Property Services (HoWPS) is a 50:50 joint venture partnership between Powys County Council and Kier, a leading property, residential, construction and services group. Our partnership began on 3 July 2017 and we are responsible for the repairs and maintenance work to council homes and public buildings across Powys. A consultancy service is also provided, which delivers Powys County Council's major capital investment programme, small works projects and a design and build service. Employing approximately 150 people locally we are headquartered in Llandrindod Wells, and also have teams based in Newtown and Brecon.

Kier Places are recruiting now for a Compliance Officer to support the management of technical compliance (Housing and Facilities Management) on our Heart of Wales Property Services Joint Venture (HoWPS).

Compliance within HOWPS include Legal compliance relating to Technical Statutory Requirements and Regulations; Technical Mechanical, Electrical, Water, F-Gas, Gas, Asbestos, and Fabric compliance; and Contractual compliance.


Key Responsibilities

In this role, you'll promote statutory compliance across key stakeholders, supporting Compliance Managers with desk or site audits, scheduling planned maintenance activities and ensuring the supply chain delivers the technical compliance across the lifecycle. Your role will focus on continuous improvement and risk mitigation, whilst ensuring you're up-to-date with the required technical knowledge to deliver on our compliance strategy.

We will look to you to schedule Planned Preventative Maintenance and Cyclical Maintenance activities with Supply Chain and ensure works are booked in in a timely fashion and paperwork received on time; and ensure the supply chain is qualified and well-managed at all times in order that it can deliver the technical services required to facilitate technical compliance.


What do we need from you?

The ideal & successful candidate will have experience within technical compliance from a Facilities Management / Building Services background, and ideally be working towards membership of an affiliated body (CIBSE, IOSH, RICS or BIFM).

You should have the ability to influence and negotiate to achieve value and adopt a service improvement approach through the supply chain; have good commercial awareness & acumen; have experience of managing and delivering improvements through a supply chain; and have relevant experience covering administrative, contractual and financial aspects of a contract.

As this is a coordination-type role, a background of planning, coordinating or logistics will be considered.


What will you receive?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 24 days' annual leave + bank holidays (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options (Sharesave and Share Incentive Plan), together with additional valuable benefits such as:

  • One professional membership fee reimbursement

  • Free Life Assurance + option for extra self-cover or for your partner

  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)

  • Critical Illness, Dental, Personal Accident, and Travel Insurance options

  • Health care cash plan

  • 24/7 Virtual GP Service, Wellbeing, and Employee Assistance Programme

  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers, including restaurants, travel providers, and supermarkets

  • Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing


Pre-employment checks

It's worth remembering that if you are successful, we'll undertake the relevant / standard pre-employment checks after you have been offered a job. This includes taking up your references, verifying your right to work in the UK, verifying your driving licence (if applicable) and a health assessment.

Due to the nature of this role, you will also be required to complete a Basic Disclosure and Barring Service Check (applicants with criminal convictions will be treated on a case by case basis. We do not discriminate based on an applicant's criminal record or the details of any offences disclosed to us). Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.


Make the journey. Leave a legacy.


Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.


Kier is an inclusive employer.


Closing Date: 8th May 2021


Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early