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Fire Safety Project Manager

Networx Recruitment
Bedford (Hybrid)
£50,000 per annum including car allowance
Closing date
7 Mar 2024

Fire Safety Project Manager 

Bedford (Hybrid) 

£50,000 per annum including car allowance 


Full time – 37 hours per week  



We are looking for a Fire Safety Project Manager to assist bpha’s “competent person” in relation to fire safety under the relevant legislation and lead officer on fire safety projects, responsible for ensuring we meet the statutory fire safety obligations.  


You will work closely with and support the Building Safety Manager and Fire Safety Officers in their roles and ensure that legal obligations are met across all buildings. You will actively engage with all internal and external stakeholders, promoting and raising fire safety awareness.  


What you will be doing:  

  • Ensure that Fire Safety projects and work programmes are well planned, and performance targets are known before the start of each project 

  • Ensure all Fire Safety projects are undertaken to accordance with bpha’s cost, time, quality expectations and seek to ensure performance which consistently meets bpha’s requirements 

  • Work with other members of the business and external supply chain partners, to ensure scopes of work and estimates are available to be submitted in support of the bpha budget approval process 

  • Ensure all works are undertaken to accord with bpha statutory obligations including, but not limited to, the CDM Regulations 2015. 

  • Carry out and audit fire risk assessments and reviews in line with bpha fire safety policy & strategy 

  • Make recommendations on the fire safety protective and preventative measures required, benchmarked against housing industry and legal standards 

  • Provide fire safety advice and guidance to managers, employees, contractors and partner agencies in accordance with current fire legislation and service policy 

  • Promote fire safety amongst residents and propose measures to minimise risks and improve fire safety within bpha stock 


We would love to meet someone with: 

  • Demonstrative experience in a fire safety environment 

  • Experience of managing contracts 

  • An understanding of health and safety in construction (including CDM 2015) 

  • A Fire Risk Assessment qualification  

  • Degree/diploma level education in Construction or Building Services related field or demonstrable experience within this field 

  • A comprehensive understanding of the legislation, codes of practice and guidance applicable to fire safety in housing 

  • Experience of managing contracts in relation to fire safety projects and knowledge of one or more areas of Landlord Compliance 


Amongst what we offer you is:     

  • A competitive salary of £50,000 per annum including car allowance 

  • 28 days holiday PLUS Bank Holidays (Rising with services to 33 days plus bank hols)   

  • A generous contributory pension scheme   

  • Private health care   

  • Free life assurance   

  • Enhanced family leave   

  • Access to an extensive suite of wellbeing services and tools including a digital gym   

  • Opportunities for learning and development   

  • Discounted gym membership   

  • Retail discount scheme   


Please note the successful candidate will need to complete a basic DBS application.       


Closing date: 7th March 2024  

Interview Date: To be confirmed   


We reserve the right to close this recruitment if it is deemed that we have received a suitable number of applications. On this basis we would advise that applications are submitted as soon as possible. 


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