The Fire Safety Advisor is part of a team of health and safety professionals who report to the Director of Health and Safety. The purpose of the role is to provide competent advice and guidance on fire safety matters to Estates, the Colleges and the wider university.
The role is responsible for the University’s fire safety management system, including the development and implementation of policies and procedures, delivery of fire safety training, undertaking audits and inspections, completing fire risk assessments and reporting on fire safety matters to the relevant people and/ or committees.
The roles will also undertake fire safety investigations if and when necessary.
Why choose us?
University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.
This role offers an exciting opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills and develop your career further across a range of complex, stimulating and fascinating environments.
The Health and Safety team is part of the Operations and External Affairs team which reports to the Deputy Vice Chancellor Operations (the UAL Chief Operating Officer). Led by the Director of Health & Safety, the team provides a trusted source of expertise and support to the university to ensure the health and safety of staff and students, and those affected by what we do.
UAL’s estate exceeds 160,000 m2 spread across 15 sites from Wimbledon in South West London to Hackney in the North East. The Estate includes 14 Halls of Residence which are available to students who have an offer for a place on a course at the UAL and some rooms are also let to the public during the summer months.
You will need third party certification as either a fire risk assessor or auditor, through the Institution of Fire Engineers’ Register of Fire Risk Assessors and Auditors or similar, or be working towards certification.
A CFPA Diploma in Fire Prevention or a level 4 BTEC Diploma in Fire Safety and C05 Certificate in Fire Risk Assessment is also essential, along with relevant fire safety professional qualifications and/or proof that you are working towards membership with the Institution of Fire Engineers or a similar organisation.
You will also need to demonstrate suitable experience in both inspection and management of fire safety in a relevant organisation, with experience of designing and delivering fire safety training to a diverse audience, as well as thorough up-to-date knowledge of fire safety legislation and best practice.
In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, a final salary pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.
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The closing date for applications is 4 September 2019.
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