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Head of Fire Safety - Central London

  • Location

    Leicester Square

  • Sector:

    Health & Safety

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60k - 65k per year + Industry leading benefits package

  • Contact:

    Mike Davis

  • Contact email:

    Mike.davis@buildrec.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 3176 4790

  • Job ref:

    HFS - London

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-03

Role: Head of Fire Safety 

Location: Central London

Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 + industry leading benefits package

Sector: Property & Construction sector

I am currently recruiting for a Head of Fire Safety to join a multi-disciplinary property and construction organisation that are based in Central London. Due to significant growth within the business my client are looking to bring on board an experienced Fire Safety professional to develop a specialist Fire Consultancy team by building on existing business as well as capitalising on new opportunities in both the public and private sectors. Working on a portfolio of residential, retail, education, commercial, sport, leisure, heritage, healthcare, industrial and infrastructure projects throughout London and the South East.

The business is looking for a competent Head of Fire Safety to manage all aspects in regards to fire prevention, engineering, risk and safety as well as all legal and statutory requirements. They require an expert who has the capacity to grow and develop a fire safety division and ensure that all fire safety regulations under current codes of practice are addressed across a complex and multi-site organisation.

Duties:

  • Provide expert professional advice to all senior management on current fire safety legislation, provide expert specialist and professional fire information service for all projects, provide advice to other clients/partners, directors and senior management
  • Applying fire engineering in the design of buildings
  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to win or deliver projects
  • The post holder will be responsible for the effectiveness of comprehensive fire safety training programme
  • Design and drawing appraisals, checking for fire design compliance with Approved Document B, BS9999 or fire engineering design
  • The ability to develop and lead on policies, strategies and for implementation of the organisations fire compliance
  • Implement regular fire safety strategies and risk assessments

What you'll need, to succeed:

  • Fire Safety experience within the construction or property sector
  • NEBOSH Fire or relevant fire qualifications
  • Membership to Institute of Fire Safety Managers (IFSM) or Institute of Fire Engineers (IFE) 
  • Degree educated in Fire Engineering or Risk Engineering or equivalent (desirable)
  • Expert knowledge of design codes and UK building regulations
  • Full UK Driving License

If you are interested in the role or would like more information in regards to salary and package on offer then please get in touch | Mike.Davis@buildrec.com | 07415 259 073 |

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