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Fire Safety Manager

Surrey, United Kingdom
£41,993 to £48,602
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

E&FM Management

Location: Guildford
Salary: £41,993 to £48,602
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Friday 28 June 2024
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference: 019724

A great opportunity for a Fire Safety Manager to join the University of Surrey’s Estates & Facilities Management team, tasked with ensuring the University’s adherence to Fire Safety Regulations.

You’ll play a pivotal role in maintaining and updating critical fire safety documentation and act as the designated authority on Fire risk management.

We value, empower and support every member of staff to get the best out of your unique talents, so you’ll be rewarded with a generous salary, 20 days holiday (increasing one year per year of service up to 25 days), 7 shut down days PLUS Bank Holidays, pension scheme and a unique and vibrant working environment.

The role

You will serve as the authoritative competent contact for fire safety duties, assuring the University’s compliance and overseeing the formulation, administration and ongoing assessment of fire risk evaluations throughout the University’s residential and core campus facilities, including the management of corrective actions.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Engage in the planning and execution of Capital projects, integrating fire safety considations during the RIBA plan of work stages to facilitate strategic and operational decisions.
  • Develop and manage a comprehensive fire safety strategy and policy for the University, ensuring these are following current laws and keeping stakeholders informed of significant fire risks.
  • Maintain and periodically review the University’s fire safety risk register. 
  • Offer proactive support in managing statutory fire safety maintenance, working with the Heads of Capital Projects and Engineering and Maintenance Operations.
  • Implement and oversee a stringent fire safety management system in line with PAS7 Standards and other relevant regulations and legislation. 

 What’s in it for you?

We think Surrey is an amazing place to work, and we are carefully crafting a dynamic, flexible, and fun place to work and thrive.

Our campus is a beautiful, leafy environment with carefully designed gardens, vibrant green playing fields, and a picturesque lake. With the buzz of student life and superb working facilities, the University is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research in an inspiring, innovative and diverse environment. 

Alongside our gorgeous campus setting, collegiate on-site atmosphere and plentiful development opportunities, we also offer:

  • 20 Days Annual Leave + 7 University Closure Days + Bank Holidays
  • Additional Day of Leave per year of service for 5 years
  • Highly-competitive Pension
  • Relevant Training & Development
  • On-site discounted Nursery/Childcare
  • Electric Vehicle Leasing scheme
  • Discounted Surrey Sports Park Membership

For more information or to be considered for the role, please apply via the University of Surrey Website.

The University is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all. We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community. Therefore, we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

The University of Surrey reserves the right to close this vacancy early based on quantity and calibre of applications.

Further details: Job Description

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