Company: ENGIE
Skills: Safety Engineering
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Portsmouth, United Kingdom

ENGIE are recruiting for a Fire Safety Manager to be based at the Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth. This is a permanent, full time role, working 37.5 hours a week. On offer is a salary banding of £38,000 to £44,000 per annum plus company benefits package.
As Fire Safety Manager you will act as the lead competent person in relation to fire safety issues with specific reference to the NHS Fire Code standards and the requirements of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. You will have the ability to work autonomously and be able to receive and carefully analyse and interpret complexed information. You will also be required to make judgements and decisions based on compliance with both legislation and technical standards.
Your Day to Day:
  • Provide the professional input to all matters relating to fire prevention and precaution issues, affecting or likely to affect the running of the site.
  • Maintain and develop specialist knowledge on current trends and keeping abreast of relevant legislation.
  • Provide the interpretation and application of the provisions of legislation in the Fire Safety Policy, The Fire Safety Order 2005 (RRO), Building Regulations Approved Document B: NHS HEALTH TECHNICAL MEMORANDUM (HTM) FIRECODE and other regulatory guidance and legislation in respect of fire safety in NHS premises.
  • Ensure that fire safety statutory compliance is co-ordinated and maintained.
  • Implementation and monitoring of all Engie and PHU Trust fire safety policies and associated fire safety risk management system.
  • Work with operational managers to ensure that fire safety is managed in line with the organisation's policy. Ensure the effective and appropriate translation of fire safety strategy into practical application through the active promotion of fire safety.
  • Develop and monitor the programme of fire risk assessments of premises as required by HTM FIRECODE and The Fire Safety Order 2005.. Ensure the dissemination and practical application of fire risk assessments to functional heads and staff with specific fire responsibilities.
  • Manage the maintenance of corporate fire safety records, and the development of local fire safety manuals for premises.
  • Co-ordinate fire safety advice on the interpretation and implementation of NHS FIRECODE and other legislation and provide fire safety advice and assistance to all employees.
  • Prepare fire safety reports and undertake audits in accordance with agreed contract schedules.

About you:
  • You will be a member of recognised professional body in relation to Fire Safety Management.
  • Hold a recognised qualification in a fire safety discipline with experience working in a Fire safety management role in a healthcare setting.
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development.
  • Maximo experience preferable
  • Good working knowledge in building fire safety and building engineering services.
  • At least three years' experience with the building/fire safety industry at supervisory level.
  • Good understanding of non-clinical H&S risks.
  • For more information about ENGIE, please visit:
  • For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
  • The ENGIE Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.

  • ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: production and supply of energy, services and regeneration. Our 17,000 employees combine these capabilities for the benefit of individuals, businesses and communities throughout the UK & Ireland.
  • We enable customers to embrace a lower carbon, more efficient and increasingly digital world. Our customers benefit from our energy efficient and smart building solutions, the provision of effective and innovative services, the transformation of neighbourhoods through regeneration projects, and the supply of reliable, flexible and renewable energy.
  • ENGIE improves lives through better living and working environments. We help to balance performance with responsibility, enabling progress in a harmonious way.
  • Globally, the ENGIE Group employs 160,000 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €60.6 billion in 2018.

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Jan 12, 2021