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Housing Compliance Data Officer

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Job Introduction

The Housing Maintenance and Investment Team provide property support to 11,000+ city council properties across Milton Keynes. A key function of this team is the provision of asset safety and compliance support to ensure that we meet all our on-going statutory obligations.

We’re seeking an individual with a keen eye for detail and the ability to manage established processes, and ideally someone who has experience of working in an asset management environment to join us as Housing Compliance Data Officer.

Working at pace, our new team member will assist in ensuring our compliance programmes and documentation remain on track, and they will be pivotal to the administration of our new property management software.

Main Responsibility

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date information regarding on-going building compliance and condition programmes, in line with housing regulations.
  • Assist with the programming of work including liaising and communicating with suppliers and tenants to ensure pre-agreed visit dates are met.
  • Ensure in-coming documentation and system updates are received from suppliers in line with specifications and liaise with suppliers to resolve on-going queries prior to documentation and system approvals.
  • Routinely prepare reports which are accurate, appropriately detailed and clear on documentation issues.
  • Reports will be wide ranging from risk specific reporting to trends on remedials, with some being system driven and some requiring manual compilation.
  • Assist in the administration of our property asset management system including setting up new suppliers and raising task orders.
  • Support the team with ad hoc coverage as necessary to include monitoring and managing the Housing Safety Team central email.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Safety, data, facilities or housing qualifications or equivalent experience with proven ability in data management, including data collection, analysis and reporting.
  • Experience with a Property Asset Management system or relevant software application, database and data management tools.
  • Understanding and knowledge of relevant compliance and health and safety legislation.
  • Experience of handling building safety information including original assessments/drawings, condition surveys and associated remedial work.
  • IT literate, very confident with excel in particular and good working knowledge of generating reports which are accurate and informative.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills both verbally and in writing. Proven ability to build effective relationships and achieve cooperation from others to deliver organisational objectives.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret data.

Package Description

In addition to your salary, we offer a range of benefits including:

  • Great holiday benefits - most roles include 28 days annual leave every year on top of public (bank) holidays, increasing to 32 days after five years.  In addition, there is a holiday purchase scheme allowing staff to purchase up to 5 additional days of leave each year.
  • Excellent pension – everyone who works for us can join the national Local Government Pension Scheme, widely regarded as one of the best available.
  • A full range of family friendly policies including enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity support and a childcare subsidy.
  • Access to an award-winning employee benefits programme that includes a health cash plan, a low-cost bike purchase scheme as well as high street discounts and money off entertainment and travel.
  • Blue Light Card - employees working within social care can qualify for an additional range of discounts from national retailers and local businesses.

Our roles are either designated ‘site based’ or ‘home based’. ‘Site based’ roles can include up to two days a week working from home whilst ‘home based’ roles are based at home four days a week.  Of course, managers designate which category roles are in based on the needs of the service and the circumstances.

About The Organisation

Milton Keynes City Council is a large, modern and financially stable employer with around 2,500 people working across our eight areas. Together we provide local residents and businesses with a wide range of important round-the-clock services and aim to make our city a better place to live.

We work hard because of the demands placed on us, like protecting children from harm or preventing homelessness. However, working for the city is always rewarding and everyone has the opportunity to make a real difference. 

We’re very proud of our diversity and are committed to having a workforce that reflects the community we serve. Whatever your background, you will be welcome here if you share our values of being dedicated, respectful and collaborative.

We offer great training and support and because of the size and scale of the organisation there are always new opportunities to explore when it’s time for a new role.

If you’d like to know more about how we do things and what matters to us, take a look at our short booklet What makes us Milton Keynes City Council.

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