Fire Risk Assessment Team Leader

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Job Type - Jobs in Housing

Contract Type - Full Time, Permanent

Location - Bath Row, Birmingham

Salary - 41,076 per annum

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 Assessment Team Leader to ensure our organisation meets both statutory and best practice fire safety responsibilities, with accountabilities including but not limited to:

  • The effective delivery of the Fire Risk Assessment (FRA) programme and ensuring that assessments, inspections and audits 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.
  • Management of a team of Fire Risk Assessors, providing leadership and expert technical knowledge to ensure that services are maintained and improved.

Who are Midland Heart? We’re a large and ambitious housing organisation providing more people with an affordable place to call home. We are improving our core landlord services, which includes ensuring that our asset management strategy continues to provide excellent value for money across our 33,000 unit mixed property portfolio. We’ll achieve this through hiring the best people who share our vision and values.

Our ideal candidate? You 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.

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 2nd November 2018. Please be advised that we may 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.