Fire Safety Specialist
  • Employer: Optivo
  • Reference: G&A/22/218870
  • Published: Thu 10/11/2022, 15:52 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 27/11/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £58,142 pa + £1,800 Essential Car User allowance
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Croydon

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Fire Safety Specialist

Are you passionate about Fire Safety? If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced fire safety professional to lead the delivery of our Fire Risk Assessment programme and interim fire safety measures, investigate fire incidents, and contribute to the creation of fire safety policies, management plans and procedures.

You will provide advice to other staff, both technical and non-technical, on fire safety related matters, liaise with the Fire and Rescue service, and audit schemes to ensure fire safety standards and documentation is in place. 

This role is office based and field based with the opportunity to work from home also.

You will:
•    Investigate fire incidents, report findings and recommendations
•    Contribute to the creation of fire safety policies, management plans and procedures
•    Provide fire safety advice and oversight during the soft landings process and new build handovers
•    Plan, programme, commission and review Fire Risk Assessments to all relevant Optivo buildings.
•    Lead on the operational delivery of the FRA programme through effective management of the service provider.

What you’ll need
•    A track record of successfully carrying out Fire Risk Assessments including assessments of complex buildings.
•    Demonstrable experience of managing external service providers to ensure service requirements are delivered  
•    Knowledge and experience of working in partnership with internal and external stakeholders to deliver improved services and performance.
•    Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well with colleagues, residents and external agencies, both verbally and in writing
•    Pragmatic, creative approach to problem solving with emphasis on fast, practical solutions
Closing date: Sunday 27th November 2022 at 23:59pm. Interviews: w/c 5th December 2022.

What's in it for you
•    Pension
•    Life assurance
•    Healthcare cash plan
•    Eyecare & dental
•    Birthday leave
•    Retailers discounts
•    Cycle to work
•    Buy & sell annual leave
•    Season ticket loan
•    In-house academy & career development
•    Flexible working

Inclusion and Diversity 
At Optivo we work hard to create a diverse and inclusive culture and environment where people are respected for who they are. Encouraging inclusion is not just about protected characteristics, it’s about celebrating differences of thought, opinion, experience and perspective of each individual. We’re all different in our own way and we want our colleagues to feel comfortable, that they belong, and are safe to be themselves at work, without fear of being judged or excluded, but valued for their contribution to our One Team approach.

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