Fire Safety Officer

Location Cumbria
Sector: Health and Safety, Public Sector and Education
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £37000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Job ref: OD3003_1717681970
Published: 13 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Fire Safety Officer

Salary: Circa £37,000 + Excellent Benefits

Location: Carlisle OR Lancaster

Irwin and Colton have been engaged on an exciting new opportunity with a leading Northwest based University, who are looking to hire a Fire Safety Officer to join their growing team, reporting directly into the Health and Safety Manager. This role will involve the management of fire safety policies, management systems and creating a positive Fire Safety culture across the numerous campuses, liaising with various members of the faculty.

Responsibilities of the Fire Safety Officer will include:

  • Proactive implementation and oversight of all fire safety measures across the University property portfolio.
  • Provide professional advice and guidance to inform University policy, legislation, best practice and procedure.
  • Developing, maintaining and reviewing implementation of the University Fire Safety management arrangements and fire risk assessments, ensuring legal compliance
  • Providing fire safety advice to Estates and Property, including capital programme leads, and assisting in the development of building fire strategies

The successful Fire Safety Officer will have:

  • NEBOSH Fire certificate
  • NEBOSH General (Prefrerred)
  • Experience of a similar role in large/complex organisation
  • Competent in performing Fire Risk Assessment across a multi-site organisation
  • Strong written communication skills (familiar with variety of risk assessments)
  • Systematic and reliable approach to work

For more information about this opportunity or to discuss your next career move, contact Oscar Dale on +44(0) 1923 432 673 or apply here.

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