Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £30,395.00 - £33,199.00 gross per year
  • Plymouth


Human Resources

This is an exciting chance to be part of a progressive and cutting-edge University in a beautiful location, where you can really make a difference.

Reporting to the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager, you will lead on developing fire safety related policies, codes of practice and standards, providing advice to staff and others across the University, ensuring that fire risk assessments are delivered, facilitating fire drills and Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs), inspecting, auditing and training staff at all levels. You will provide professional fire safety advice on the design, build and refurbishment of University buildings.

You will also contribute to the general work of the Health and Safety Department. Supporting the Head of Health and Safety to deliver their general health and safety portfolio which may include delivering training for general health and safety related topics as well as attending University Faculty/School Safety Committee meetings and review of general health and safety policies and codes of practice.

You will be a highly motivated individual, demonstrating a high level of fire safety management competency. You will hold membership of a relevant professional organisation e.g. FPO, FSM, IFE. You will have previous experience of managing fire safety in a large organisation.

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Phil Quarmby by email

  • human resources