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Fire Engineer

Greater Manchester, England, Manchester
£50000.0 - £65000.0 per annum + £50,000 - £65,000
Closing date
7 Jul 2024

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Specialist area
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Your new company
Your new company is a household name whose current estate includes:

  • 2,200 shops
  • 2,000 residential & non-commercial buildings
  • 1,000 funeral parlours
  • 13 distribution centres
  • 6 support centres
    The wider property team consists of 320 people working across Building Services, Surveying, Design and Maintance. The office is located in the heart of Manchester and boasts being one of the city's most iconic buildings. This company has an excellent record of retention and an annal turnover of £11.5 billion.

Your new role
For your new role, the candidate would ideally have a degree in Fire Engineering or equivalent or be open to getting a part-time degree while working with your new company.
On top of engineering, they will also be client-facing dealing with contractors, consultancies and other people in their large supply chain.
The candidate would be moving into their existing team which consists of 6 members who work two days in the office and one day from site.
- Lead and innovate in the Fire category across property supporting all business units' investment priorities - Manage professional supply chain and contractors with access to professional services
- Manage and design model properties and look for continual improvement opportunities
- Keep up to date with any lawful or building regulation changes to make sure our design standards and ways of working are updated accordingly
- Be responsible for the management of operational procedures with regular routine management peer review, including passive and active means of fire protection
- Look for continual improvements and provide technical advice in our supplier relationship management framework.
- Lead a varied supply chain of consultants, contractors, and specialists in the Fire category
- Be future focussed and proactive to make a category that leads to best practise, is commercially optimised, and has a successful supply chain

What you'll need to succeed
- A degree in either engineering or building surveying - Experience in technical specification writing
- Experience as a technical specialist when looking at requirements for contractors and supply chain
- A strong design background with a good track record in refurbishment and maintenance activities in the retail, commercial and industrial sectors
- Excellent influencing and communication skills with the ability to articulate technical language in a clear and simple way for all audiences to understand

What you'll get in return
In return, you will receive a highly competitive salary, hybrid work, the opportunity to work with a large but caring organisation and have a career for life if you want it.

What you need to do now
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