Fire Safety Officer

4 days left

Principal People
03 Feb 2017
03 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Fire Safety Officer required to join a well-established education organisation based in London.

This position offers an excellent opportunity for an individual who is seeking a role within an organisation that no two days are the same. As the Fire Safety Officer you will be part of a cohesive and supportive team environment within a role that has opportunity to progress and most of all; develop your career within Fire Safety. The next Fire Safety will ideally be based in or around the London area with travel to a range of sites throughout the London area as well as occasional travel to research centres in Essex and Brighton.

As the Fire Safety Officer your responsibilities will include:

  • The implementation and delivery of fire, fire safety audits, risk assessments and reviews.
  • Inputting to policies, procedures and technical notes prepared by the current team that ensure the organisations fire safety management system practices comply with all aspects of the Regulatory Reform and related fire safety legislation and recognised codes of practice.
  • Maintaining any certification attained by the Fire Safety Team, which may include BAFE SP205 or PAS 7 third party accreditation.
  • Carrying out fire risk assessments of the organisations estates premises or occupied spaces using BSI publication PAS 79, as well as managing action plans and responses.
  • Managing and monitoring evacuation strategies for the organisations buildings, which will incorporate overseeing fire drills, reviewing the fire evacuation marshal arrangements, reviewing emergency plans and evacuation strategies for buildings and providing associated training.
  • Delivery of a range of fire safety training and familiarisation both informally and formally.

The ideal Fire Safety Officer will have:

  • Hold a TIFireE membership as a minimum (Ideally GIFireE / Fire Engineering Degree)
  • Multi-site experience.
  • Thorough up-to-date knowledge of fire safety legislation and best practice.
  • Ability to assist in the development and implementation of effective strategies, policies and procedures.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience within Fire Safety role.
  • Suitable experience in both inspection and management of fire safety in a relevant organisation.
  • Excellent computer literacy, including use of Outlook e-mail, Word, Excel, Projects, Aerobat, Web base programmes and AutoCAD (with training).

In return, the successful Fire Safety Advisor will be offered a salary of up to £46,000 plus package.

This is an urgent requirement and we have immediate interview availability over the coming two weeks. To ensure you don’t miss out on this excellent opportunity, please apply to us today to express your interest.