Fire Safety Lead – Management

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Fire Safety Lead - Management
Contract / Temporary

Warwick 5240320

Posted: 13th November 2023 17:48
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  • Pay Rate:

    up to £26.70 per hour PAYE depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 9 months


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What's involved with this role:

Interim Fire Safety Lead - Management

Reference no: Warwick 5240320

Pay Rate: up to £26.70 per hour PAYE depending on experience

37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 9 months


The role of Fire Safety Lead is to act as one of the ‘competent persons’ for fire safety and provide competent advice and guidance to the Council Management, specifically the responsible person, to meet its legal duties as set out in the Regulatory Reform [Fire Safety] Order 2005. The post holder will develop and promote a positive fire safety culture within the Council with particular reference to its Housing Stock

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist the Head of Neighbourhood and Assets to deliver the overall operational objectives of fire safety; contribute to the strategic development of the service to maximize opportunities for enhanced service provision and delivery; and ensure the delivery of professional , customer focussed, statutorily complaint and high performing services.
  • Be responsible for the development, maintenance and review of key fire safety related documents including the Council’s Fire Safety Policy and Arrangements, supporting guidance and procedures arising from these and the Council’s Health and Safety Policy
  • Lead, plan and manage a Council wide approach to fire safety and fire prevention in line with current legislation; Develop, maintain and review the Council’s fire safety risk register and proactively promote a positive fire safety culture across the Council with particular reference to the housing stock
  • Act as one of the Council’s primary contacts with Warwickshire Fire and Rescue service and regulators in relation to its legal compliance with the RRO and other fire related health and safety legislation. To work with the Council’s Health and Safety and Premises manager in the development of appropriate fire emergency procedures
  • Design and develop appropriate systems and processes to ensure that Fire Risk Assessments for all Council owned buildings / housing stock are completed, fully acted upon, reviewed and assured. Maintain and review the content of the Council’s Building Fire Documentation. Work to establish, and maintain, appropriate communications with residents, including vulnerable groups

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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:


  • NEBOSH General Certificate held
  • Educated to NEBOSH Diploma level (or working towards)
  • ISO 9001/18001 Auditor qualification
  • Access to appropriate transport when necessary to perform the duties of the post


  • Knowledge of decent Homes Standards/HHSRS
  • Knowledge of current best practice and legislation in health and safety and all areas of property related compliance and regulatory responsibilities relevant to the housing and construction industry


  • High level of experience of contributing towards formulation, implementation and delivery of investment programmes.
  • At least 6 years experience of property related compliance management within a large complex organisation
  • Experience of managing a team and/or people in a similar environment, able to manage , motivate and develop staff in a logical, controlled and timely manner.
  • Significant experience of planning, managing and undertaking surveys and data collection projects
  • Experience of liaising directly with clients and stakeholders
  • Experience of managing contractor performance
  • Experience of planning and managing budgets
  • Experience of report writing and making recommendations to senior managers

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent people and team management skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent problem solving ability


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Job Ref: Warwick 5240320
Fire Safety Lead - Management
Client Category: Local Authority

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Fire Safety Lead - Management
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