Head of Compliance and Planned Works

We’re expanding! Join our new team during an exciting period of growth and take the lead on our compliance and planned works.

Your New Role

A career within Property Services is never dull. Working within a sector worth over £300bn requires talented people with energy and ideas. Over the last decade, the affordable housing sector has experienced significant change, rapidly adapting to what is becoming an increasingly commercial environment.

At Orwell we’re leading the way and are part of a wider consortium of housing providers, jointly working together across East Anglia. We are building strong and sustainable communities by providing high quality affordable homes with well-designed local community facilities.

Our new head of compliance and planned works will take the lead on compliance across all of our assets (including general needs, supported housing and leaseholders) ensuring compliance with all statutory regulations. Working successfully as a small team, you will ensure our statutory duties are achieved on all assets in respect of; Gas Servicing, Asbestos, Legionella, Fire Risks, Lifts, Electrical and other associated Mechanical and Electrical Services. A strong knowledge of Health & Safety legislation is essential.

You will also be responsible for delivering our Programmed works programme, monitoring all works to ensure the approved programme of improvement works is delivered on time and within budget. Therefore, previous experience in a property services department and proven experience managing contractors and consultants is essential.

Your new career package

We believe our staff are the core strength of our business. We are passionate about our people and are a Sunday Times top 100 employer and a silver standard Investors in People accredited organisation. At Orwell, we invest in you and together we make a difference. Your career will flourish as you become an integral part of our property team and the Orwell family.

You will work Monday to Friday and your salary package will be commensurate with your experience - but expected to be between £ 37,000-£41,000 with appropriate benefits.


Technical Moves have been engaged exclusively for this opportunity and will be fully managing the recruitment campaign. If you have any queries or would like to discuss the opportunity, please contact me on 01223 603273 for a confidential chat.