Home-Based

Up to £36000 per annum + benefits

Permanent

7278 (700060)

About the organisation

Help beat heartbreak for everyone

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Job Description

Are you an experienced fire risk assessor with detail knowledge of current fire & safety legislation? Are you looking for an opportunity to make an impact with the UK largest charity retailer?

We want to become a World Class Organisation and the BHF's commitment to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of its people, volunteers and supporters naturally extends to and includes the effective management of fire risk.

About the role


We're looking for a committed Fire Safety Officer to play a vital role in the implementation of our Fire Safety Management Plan across the organisation and effective management of the FRA contract, including the tracking of contractor/internal key performance indicators and quality assurance.

You'll provide support and guidance on procedures, policies and compliance issues when required as a technical expert. You'll also be responsible for managing our FRA contract, establishing effective arrangements to raise organisational awareness and competency in practical fire safety management to enable a culture of continual improvement and best practice.

About you

Possessing excellent communication skills, you'll have a track record of successfully delivering fire prevention strategies, having previously advised on the practical application of fire safety measures within a Retail / Warehousing environment. Ideally you'll also be a member of the Institution of Fire Engineers (or equivalent) and listed on the IFE Register as an Auditor or Life Risk Assessor.

With a qualification in a fire safety related subject or safety management you'll have a detailed knowledge of current fire and safety legislation. You'll also have extensive knowledge and appreciation of the latest fire engineering / safety management, techniques, best practice and strategies as well as a previous track record of successful delivery of fire prevention strategies and be an experienced fire risk assessor.

You'll be able to work well under pressure able to adapt to changing priorities within a fast paced organisation. Able to develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders, both internal and external, able to influence at all levels and work in partnership and across boundaries to achieve results.


Please note this is a home-based role, but will have extensive travel across the UK with a frequent requirement to attend our offices in London, Claygate and Northampton.


About us


When you work at the British Heart Foundation, you become a part of medical history. Part of a world leading organisation that has played a role in decades of life saving breakthroughs, from heart transplants and pacemakers to stents and clot busting drugs. And we're not about to stop any time soon. We are here to beat heartbreak forever. To stop heart and circulatory diseases devastating families. And if you want to help us get there sooner, you could be the Fire Safety Officer we need.


How to apply

To apply for this role please click through to our website for further details. Our process involves submitting your CV and supporting statement, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role's criteria.

Interviews will be held on 26th and 29th July at our London head office

British Heart Foundation recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.