Fire & Safety Adviser Job in London

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Fire & Safety Adviser Job in London

Reference Number: 60009205
Location: Northampton Square  Map & Directions
School / Service: Professional Services
Department: Human Resources
Contract Duration: Permanent
Hours: Full-time
Salary Range (£): 37345 to 43267


City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.
City attracts around 20,000 students (35% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

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Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026. Founded in 1894, City is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Fire & Safety Adviser to join a highly professional Health and Safety Team based in the Human Resources Department. The ideal candidate will be able to impart and provide fire safety advice, training and support in a way that creates an environment where fire safety is part of day to day life within the University.


The ideal candidate will conduct fire risk assessments, develop and implement a fire safety management system, plan fire safety activities and provide fire safety advice on active and passive fire systems under the direction of the Head of Health and Safety, liaising with staff in Property and Facilities (PAF). They will check all aspects of building plans, location, occupancy, producing reports on audits, inspections and fire incident investigations while ensuring the University is compliant in all aspects of fire safety.

Person Specification

The postholder will have a background in fire safety will be qualified to degree level, working towards a diploma in health and safety, or fire safety, hold the C05 Certificate in Fire Risk Assessment or equivalent, National Health and Safety Certificate (NEBOSH Cert) and ideally will be IOSH registered. They will have excellent communication skills and ideally have substantial proven experience as a health and safety professional working within an educational or public sector environment.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11.59pm Wednesday 1st May

Interview date: Friday 17th May 2019



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