Fire Risk Team Leader

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Job Type - Jobs in Housing

Contract Type - Full Time, Permanent

Location - Bath Row, Birmingham

Salary - 35,000 to 41,000 dependent on experience

Hours - 35 hours per week

Are you a fire safety professional seeking an opportunity to lead a highly professional team, within a housing association that places the safety of tenants at the heart of our operations? If so we’re seeking a Fire Risk Team Leader to ensure our organisation meets both statutory and non-statutory fire safety responsibilities, with accountabilities including but not limited to:

  • The effective delivery of the Fire Risk Assessment (FRA) programme and ensuring that FRA’s are completed to a consistently, high standard meeting legal compliance (FSO 2005) and best practice.
  • Providing fire safety advice during the planning stage on new developments; assisting in the drafting of work specifications and quality standards where needed.
  • Ensuring fire risk assessments, inspections and audits across all stock are undertaken; developing and implement fire safety emergency plans and procedures for all premises.
  • Management of a team of Fire Risk Assessors, providing leadership and expert technical knowledge to ensure that services are maintained and improved.

Our ideal candidate will hold (or be working towards) IFE membership and possess relevant Fire Safety qualifications; complimented by a strong knowledge of legal requirements and experience of implementing good practice, with regards to managing fire safety services. Excellent leadership skills are a must - with the successful candidate demonstrating the ability to not only manage a team to achieve challenging compliance targets and objectives, but also take charge during emergency situations and manage responses accordingly.

Although we’ve outlined our ideal candidate above, we're an organisation that seeks to nurture talent. If a candidate demonstrates they possess most of the skills, knowledge and/or experience required, we are willing to invest in their development.

What do you get in return? Midland Heart is passionate about providing you with a great place to work alongside our CIPD award winning reward initiative. We invest in our employees by providing learning and development opportunities, alongside a competitive salary and generous annual leave entitlement. We value diversity; whoever you are, you will be valued and respected in your role.

Interested? To apply, please register on our candidate portal and submit a comprehensive CV alongside a cover letter of no more than 2 pages, clearly explaining how you meet the requirements of this role and which demonstrates your career achievements.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 27th July 2018. We reserve the right to close applications early should the need arise.

Recruitment Agencies please note that we do not accept speculative CVs and should one be submitted, we will assume the candidate is our own.