Principal Building Safety Manager

  • Negotiable DOE
  • West Yorkshire, England
  • Contract

Principal Building Safety Manager

Location: West Yorkshire

Contract: 3-months ongoing

Pay: Inside IR35 – Negotiable DOE


Our client, a local authority in West Yorkshire, is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Principal Building Safety Manager to lead and coordinate the development and delivery of a robust regime for building safety management. This role will be instrumental in ensuring compliance with regulatory frameworks and implementing best practices in social housing.


Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and coordinate the development and delivery of a robust regime for building safety management and related compliance.
  • Coordinate the collection, management, and use of building safety data to enable timely actions and compliance.
  • Develop and implement Standard Operating Procedures in line with Service EQFM approach.
  • Oversee risk management across key compliance areas, ensuring responses are proportionate and effective.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of regulatory frameworks affecting building safety and ensure staff are adequately trained.
  • Advise relevant Council groups and Boards of any breaches of required standards and plans to address them.
  • Champion the delivery of the Asset Management Strategy to deliver the Housing Standard.
  • Provide line management for managers assigned in the structure.



  • Relevant management-level knowledge and experience of Compliance and Building Safety Regulatory Frameworks.
  • Degree-level qualification in Construction and Built Environment or Project Management, or equivalent experience.
  • Professional qualifications such as MCIOB, MRICS, PMP (desirable).
  • Proven ability to coordinate the management of specialist building safety information and support in social housing.
  • Track record of data management, performance reporting, trend analysis, and risk profiling.
  • Experience in developing organizational responses to regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent leadership, project management, and delivery skills.


If you meet the above requirements and are looking to make a significant impact in building safety management, please submit your application along with a detailed CV and contact Joe O’Halloran at Spencer Clarke Group on 01772 954200.

Joe O’Halloran Senior Consultant

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