Fire & Security Manager

Recruiter
Forces Recruitment Services Ltd
Location
Aberdeen
Salary
£40k - 42k per year + Relocation + Vehicle
Posted
14 Jun 2017
Closes
14 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A Fire & Security Manager with strong electrical skills and qualifications is required to oversee the operational and technical functions of the fire and security department, ensuring that projects are delivered in as timely and efficient manner as possible.

Applications from suitably qualified ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged. (Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, British Army, and Royal Marines).

The Fire & Security Manager will undertake to ensure all enquiries and subsequent quotations are dealt with as a matter of priority. Surveying, specifying products and supporting the design team will form part of the daily activity.

Key Responsibilities:

Departmental

* Survey, specify/design and quote for fire and security systems as required, in line with BAFE and SSAIB requirements.
* Quality check quotes produced within the operational department to ensure that they are viable, correctly costed, and compliant with both customer requirements and third-party accreditation.
* Ensure that the company has negotiated the best possible deal with suppliers and that gross margin targets are met.
* Offer professional advice on fire alarms and security systems.
* Develop business relationships with new and existing customers, passing any relevant leads to the sales department.
* Maintain all relevant records and reports, in line with client requirements and third party accreditations
* Produce necessary handover/commissioning paperwork in line with client requirements and third party accreditations.

* Supervise and monitor the quality of engineer's installation work. Check project paperwork, carry out site visits, conduct spot checks and collate customer feedback
* Carry out effective performance management through regular 1-2-1's and appraisals
* Actively develop Engineers to the highest standards, carrying out skills gap analysis and identify training opportunities as required.
* Update Alarm Master CRM system as per standard operating process, ensuring accurate notes are captured.
* Foster good communications with colleagues, members of the public, customers, suppliers and other third parties.
* Engage with suppliers to get the best prices and remain up to date with new equipment.
* Oversee and manage all electrical subcontractors.
* Liaise closely with customers before and during all installation and service work.
* To commit to continuous professional development and ongoing training.
* Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the Operations Manager.

Health, Safety & Housekeeping

* Comply with all company Health and Safety policies and procedures, avoiding unsafe working.
* Report all accidents / incidents no matter how trivial.
* Ensure good general housekeeping in the office, the store, on customer's premises and company vehicle.
* Ensure that your company vehicle is clean, maintained and in a roadworthy condition. Tyre pressures, oil and water to be checked and recorded regularly.

Personal & Team Responsibilities:

The Fire and Security Manager is expected to act as part of the team, working with and liaising with other departments. It is important that you are a 'good role model' for staff and customers and that you project a professional image at all times.

Skills & Qualifications:

* Electrical / Electronics Experience - NVQ Level 3 Electrical or similar
* 17 th Edition Certificate
* Experience of managing projects
* Excellent attention to detail
* CCNA Certified Engineer (desirable / not essential)
* Excellent team leadership skills.
* Customer service focussed.

Salary: £40,000 to £42,000 / annum (Relocation Support Available)