Head of Fire Safety

Posted 14 February by Capita
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Who will you be working for?

Capita are a supplier for a leading public sector client who is primarily focused on a quality service which is all about people. They have identified the need for a Head of Fire Safety working closely with the Director of Capital, Estates and Facilities Management as well as the Board.

The role of the Head of Fire Safety

You will be accountable for all fire safety matters within the organisation and will have significant experience in fire safety management, leading and motivating a Fire Safety Team responsible for the provision and maintaining levels of fire precautions within the organisation.

You will ensure that the organisation complies with Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (RRO) legislation and will work closely with all relevant parties within the organisation and externally to ensure the provision of a fire-safe environment.

  • Delegate to the Fire Safety Management Team
  • Provide a strategic leadership and will lead a multi-disciplinary professional team
  • Responsible for the provision and content of fire training and for ensuring risk assessments are in place and meet the statutory requirements of the RRO
  • ensuring risk assessments meet statutory requirements
  • operational management of fire safety risks
About you

You will need to have in depth fire safety knowledge as well as significant experience in fire safety management in a complex environment. The client is ideally looking for someone with a minimum of a NEBOSH Fire but preferably a CFPA Diploma or equivalent with evidence of CPD.

Strong legislation knowledge is required especially RRO and HTM as well as skills int training, auditing, inspecting and managing contractors.


Closing date for applications: ASAP - Urgent requirement

Capita ARC is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Required skills

  • CPD
  • safety
  • fire
  • fire safety
  • CFPA

Reference: 39962281

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