Compliance Contract Manager

Southampton, United Kingdom
£39,739 to £50,296 per annum
10 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
04 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Engineering & Maintenance

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £39,739 to £50,296 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 04 February 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1656422TD

Are you within the compliance sector, particularly with Asbestos and Confined Spaces, tired of travelling and looking to work with a large, stable employer with excellent benefits and developmental opportunities in a friendly team environment?

We have an exciting opportunity within our Engineering and Maintenance Team to join our established team to carry out the delivery of compliance based contracts across the University's estate.

Main duties include:

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with University policy and statute law by translating these into clear operational processes and communicating to Estates and Facilities staff and contractors alike for Asbestos and Confined Space. 
  • Providing reliable and robust operational guidance, knowledge, and advice in developing, implementing, administering, monitoring and reviewing University Asbestos and Confined Space Management Plan(s), Safety Rules and permit to work procedures in conjunction with Health Safety and Risk team (HSR).
  • Budget responsibility for delivering the asbestos survey, monitoring and managing spend and forecasting any remedial action spend that is required.

What we are looking for:

The successful candidate will hold relevant industry qualifications necessary to the role and have extensive experience in delivering this type of role. They will be familiar with H&S legislation and understanding of risk assessments, method statements, COSHH assessments and how to apply these to planned and reactive maintenance.   

An understanding of other compliance such as permit to work, would be beneficial but not essential.

This role is based at Highfield Campus but with some travel to other local sites.

What we can offer you:

Based at our lively Highfield campus, you will have access to our sports complex, Hartley Library and Staff Social Centre. Having secured a £300m bond investment we are committed to investing in the University’s future and long-term stability.  

We offer some fantastic benefits including generous annual leave (plus University closure days and bank holidays), company pension scheme, discounted private healthcare and dental, company sick pay, options for flexible working, excellent family leave arrangements, a wide variety of on and off-campus arts and culture facilities and access to a range of staff discounts and offers at local shops, restaurants and service providers. 

To informally discuss the position, please contact Mr Daniel Cole (email: Phone: +44 (0)23 80 5940 31)

As an international research-intensive University with a strong commitment to student education, we aim to create an inclusive environment that attracts, supports and retains the best students and staff from diverse backgrounds and experiences from across the world.  

The University of Southampton is proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We select candidates on the basis of merit and ability and aspire to thrive in the diversity of our workforce.  We welcome applications from all candidates with an interest in the role and those who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+; and people with disabilities. 

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Nash (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email  Please quote reference 1656422TD on all correspondence.

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