Head of Fire Risk

Reference no. 1599

Location

Orpington, Greater London, England

Salary

£65k - 70k per year + excellent benefits package

Type

Permanent

Job Posted

29, Jan 2024

Role: Head of Fire Risk

Location: Orpington, Kent - Projects across London/ South East

Sector: Property & Construction Consultancy

Salary: £65,000 - £70,000 + industry leading benefits package + annual bonus scheme

Carriera has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and ambitious Fire Safety professional who would like to join an award winning mid-sized property & construction consultancy and establish their fire risk department. Our client has several offices based across the UK with the main bulk of their projects based around London and the South East of England.

The business works across a wide range of sectors including; residential, local authority, commercial, education, mixed-used, healthcare, retail and industrial and has long standing client relationships in these sectors whilst also being appointed to a variety of frameworks.

Our client is looking establish a Fire Risk department and they require someone to join the team to create this. The role would suit an experienced and competent fire safety professional who has worked on a variety of projects throughout their career, strong business development and interpersonal skills, familiar with dealing with various stakeholders, technically strong along with practical fire safety experience.  

Responsibilities:

  • Offer a range of fire safety compliance advice to clients.
  • Develop new and existing client relationships.
  • Carry out fire risk assessments both invasive and non-invasive.
  • Conduct fire door surveys.
  • Deliver compartmentation surveys.
  • Develop and grow the department (recruitment of junior members/ overseeing their development).

Requirements:

  • NEBOSH Fire or equivalent.
  • Familiar with carrying out fire risk assessments on complex buildings (desirable).
  • Degree educated in Building Surveying, or similar construction discipline (desirable).
  • Level 4 Diploma in Fire Safety/ CFPA Europe Diploma (desirable).
  • Professional membership to IFE or IFSM.
  • Excellent knowledge of fire safety legislation and compliance.
  • Able to work independently and on one's own initiative.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Apply:

  • Competitive salary in the region £65,000 - £70,000.
  • Employee pension scheme.
  • Annual bonus scheme based on performance of department.
  • Private healthcare.
  • Professional membership fees covered.
  • 25 Days holiday + 8 days bank holiday.
  • Excellent CPD, support and training.
  • Travel expenses.
  • Hybrid working environment.

If you are interested in the role, please contact Mike Davis on 07947 648 308 for further information.

Carriera Limited values diversity and promotes equality and no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. We welcome applications from all sections of society and are open to discussing any reasonable adjustments or additional arrangements you may require to support your application.  All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. When advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business for the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003. All applications will be held in strict confidence and in accordance with our privacy policy .

 

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