Compliance Manager - Fire Safety Systems

  • Job Reference: 203150
  • Date Posted: 23 February 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
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  • Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Technical Compliance Manager - Fire Safety Systems

Location: Covering South, South-East, London & Wales

Business Area: Specialist Services - Facilities Management

Contract: Permanent, full time

Kier Specialist Services provides specialist teams and technology solutions to help plan, manage and improve our clients' workplaces. This provides our clients with access to solutions not readily available in their own organisations. It also enables our clients to focus on their core business, while Kier takes care of the rest.

Kier Specialist Services are looking to recruit a Technical Compliance Manager with a breadth and depth of knowledge across M&E service delivery, and with a professional background in passive and active fire safety systems.

Key Responsibilities

As a Technical Compliance Manager for Fire Safety Systems, you will engage with key stakeholders and act as the conduit to ensure the business achieves statutory compliance. You will provide support and advice to Operations by being the informed source of knowledge for all things technical, and highlight and facilitate resolution of any issues or risks which may impact on the business in achieving its statutory compliance, whilst pro-actively working with other workstreams, suppliers, and clients to do so.

We will look to you to affect change leading to continual improvement, whilst conducting periodic internal reviews or audits to ensure that Technical, SSOW, SHE and statutory compliance procedures are adhered to. You will also identify and respond appropriately to trends through knowledge capture of our audit activities and CAFM systems to identify risks and enable priorities to be established.

What do we need from you?

We are looking for someone who is ideally a Tier 3 Nationally Accredited Fire Risk Assessors (NAFRAR) or similar, with membership of a professional body such as IFSM.

You should have had experience in a similar role and have detailed knowledge of Legal and Compliance Regulations and SME knowledge of British Standard Documents and Hard FM Industry good practice such as CIBSE, HTM, and SFG20.

You should also ideally have extensive knowledge, experience and commercial understanding of Hard and Soft FM Services, and be able to demonstrable experience in creating value from Asset Management.

What will you receive?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a company car, private healthcare, a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

  • Free Life Assurance

  • Access to a range of attractive Flexible benefit options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyle

  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers

  • Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing.

Pre-employment checks

It's worth remembering that we'll undertake the relevant/standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks. We encourage flexible working wherever possible in your role - and this may allow you to work from home or from one of our other offices/sites, if appropriate.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Closing Date: 20th February 2021

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.