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Fire Risk Consultant - Birmingham

Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom, £40,000 - £55,000 , Permanent

Posted: 22 hours ago


We are working in partnership with a large BAFE accredited consultancy who are seeking to recruit a proactive and ambitious Fire Consultants of all levels to provide fire risk management related services to a range of existing clients.

The successful candidates will be expected to deliver Fire Risk Assessments, Fire Strategies, Fire Evacuation Plans, Fire Management Audits and other related projects across a range of commercial, public and infrastructure clients. The candidates will be responsible for managing their own day to day activities and workload with deliverables and timescales agreed by their line manager. Where appropriate you will also act as Commission Manager for teams of more junior / assistant consultants.

On a day to day basis the successful candidates will undertake a range of duties which will depend on their level of qualifications and experience, but generally may include:

Providing our wide range of clients with fire consultancy services and associated reporting, presentations and management information
Undertake fire risk assessments and prepare fire evacuation plans across a verity of sectors including commercial, residential (housing), retail, education and government facilities.
Delivery of fire consultancy, fire strategies and design reviews for new construction projects and refurbishments
Delivery of fire related training and workshops/awareness sessions to Clients, project teams and internal audiences.
Undertaking fire management audits of client properties by reviewing evidence which demonstrates compliance
Assisting in the development of further Fire related opportunities through technical articles, speaking opportunities and bid support
Possible support may be needed to other offices in the UK or Ireland on an occasional basis. Occasional international projects may arise.Requirements

Candidates will have a minimum of 5 years' experience delivering practical fire consultancy services. They will ideally be degree qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant H&S / design / engineering / property related discipline, with a minimum of the CFPA European Diploma in Fire Prevention (or equivalent) or actively working towards it. They will be registered with a relevant UKAS accredited organisation or professional body (such as the Institution of Fire Engineers). Experience of business development and line management of small teams would also be an advantage.

They will also have an excellent understanding of UK legislation, standards and guidance, such as:

Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
HM Government Fire Safety Risk Assessment Guides
The Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999
Building Regulations - Approved Document B
BSI PAS79 Fire Risk Assessment - Guide and Recommended Methodology
Specific British Standards relating to Fire Precaution and Prevention, including BS9999, BS9991, BS5839, etc.
Local Government - Fire Safety in Purpose-Built Blocks of Flats
LACORS Guidance on Fire Safety Provisions for certain types of existing housing

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Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
£40,000 - £55,000