Job offer in england Fire Safety Advisor at University of Essex



University of Essex – Health and Safety, Human Resources

Fire Safety Advisor
We are looking for someone with significant experience of fire safety management to join our team of health and safety and fire safety professionals who are committed to supporting the University’s core aims of excellence in research and excellence in education. Your role will be important in ensuring high standards of fire safety are maintained for the University’s staff, students and visitors across our 3 campuses.

The University of Essex is a top-ranking research-intensive university with one of the most internationally diverse campuses in the UK. Join us and play your part in creating a transformational living and learning experience for our students. We are offering you the opportunity to join our team of health and safety and fire safety professionals who are committed to supporting the University’s core aims of excellence in research and excellence in education. Your role will be important in ensuring high standards of fire safety are maintained for the University’s staff, students and visitors who work, study, play and live on our three Campuses.

Duties of the Role
Reporting to the Head of Health and Safety, you will be responsible for advising the University on fire safety strategy and management. As well as providing competent technical advice, this will include developing fire safety standards, monitoring and auditing our fire safety systems and ensuring we maintain auditable records of our fire safety arrangements, including up to date records of fire risk assessments, fire strategies and fire evacuation plans. You will work closely with colleagues within Estate Management Section, and the professional and academic departments of the University, to ensure a co-ordinated approach to the management of fire safety risk and the achievement of a positive culture and standards of fire safety performance.

Skills and qualifications required
Your competency in fire safety management will be evident through your extensive experience and qualifications, which will include experience of advising on fire safety for complex buildings and high rise accommodation. You will need excellent oral and written communication skills and a pragmatic approach, demonstrating a practical application which takes account of business needs. A consultative and facilitative style of service delivery, combined with good influencing and motivating skills, and the ability to plan and manage projects and workloads to deliver necessary changes will be essential to deliver the requirements of this role.

Please use the ‘Apply’ button below to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.

Our website http://www.essex.ac.uk contains more information about the University of Essex.  If you have a disability and would like information in a different format, please telephone (01206) 874588 / 873521.

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