Data and Performance Coordinator

Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
£34,128 - £41,466 per annum
14 Sep 2020
04 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full time

About Us:

This department is responsible for housing, communities and improving the lives of local residents.  This includes landlord services and estate management, planning, refurbishment, and advice and support to help maintain healthy and safe homes.

A significant part of our work is focused on creating stronger communities, by working together with local residents on recovery following the Grenfell tragedy.  
In response to London’s affordable homes crisis, we are committed to building more social housing to help people on lower incomes to live, work, and raise their families in the borough. Our housing team also work closely with affordable housing providers and other agencies to manage homelessness, and give support to older residents to live independently.  Find out more about our vacancies here.

The Role:

To support the fire safety function within The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in the progression of the enhancement of fire safety standards.  
You will be responsible for the support and progression of specific projects under the guidance of the fire safety team.

You will be required to ensure that agreed project deadlines are met by the contractors.  This will be achieved through regular 1:1 meetings, performance tracking and verifying out puts according to the contract agreement

You will have responsibility for the day to day management monitoring of financial accounts and payments to contractors.  This will include reporting to the Head of Fire the current spend on each project along with projected costs. Where necessary overspends must be identified as soon as possible you will contribute to the development, delivery, management and monitoring of RBKCs fire safety programme.

You will be required to present data on the projects you are working on in a timely manner and in a format that demonstrates the position of the contract while highlighting any potential dangers which could delay the delivery of the project.

Please refer to the Job Description for more information.

About You:

We are looking for a candidate who can work alone while recognising that support is available should it be needed.  You will need experience in working in a fast-high pressure environment at a high technical level.

You will be required to plan your own work while responding to requests from within the team and achieved demanding deadlines.

Role Requirements:

  • Support the management of contractors on both a formal and informal basis
  • Manage the data within the Fire Risk Assessment programme 
  • Managing the processing of invoices from contractors 
  • Regular reporting of FRA actions
  • Management of the contractors to ensure they meet the agreed time frames 
  • Manage and deliver specific projects under the guidance of a member of the fire safety team
  • You will be required to raise work orders for the contractors and follow these through to completion
  • Manage communication between RBKC and residents
  • Working with other members of RBKC help in the development of bespoke computer systems which will handle fire safety data
  • Manage contractor / RBKC relationship to ensure lines of communication are kept open and ensure that required works are completed according to agreed time frames
  • Ensure that organisational expectations in relation to complaints handling, resident engagement and equality and diversity are met.

We work in partnership with Hampshire County Council (HCC) who deliver many transactional services on our behalf. Although most communications will be from HCC, all selection and appointment decisions will be made by RBKC. Certain services are shared across more than one Council area to nearby neighbouring Authorities. This enhances delivery and reduces costs. Your recruitment information will advise if your remit extends beyond RBKC.

We will primarily contact candidates by e-mail throughout the recruitment process, please monitor your email junk / spam folder as our system generated emails may be allocated to these folders by your email settings.

We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.

Additional information

RBKC is currently inclusively reviewing its pay, reward and benefits framework.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.