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Vacancy: Head of Technical and College

We're looking for an exceptional candidate to fill this position in an exciting dynamic fire focused company.

General duties:

  • Able to execute fire risk assessments to local and international standards.
  • Familiarity with local (SABS) and international codes/ best practice (e.g. NFPA, BSi, FM Global, etc.)
  • Execute fire investigations according to NFPA 921.
  • Execute training in the classroom on the bouquet of courses the Association offers.
  • Advanced fire prevention skills.
  • Comprehends the fundamentals of fire safety engineering, and fire risk engineering.  
  • Able to draw up a budget aligned to tactical delivery plans, monitor effectiveness and report on variances.
  • Plan and manage performance, talent, succession and culture across function/s in order to improve performance.
  • Demonstrate leadership behaviour through personal involvement, commitment and dedication in support of organisational values.
  • Proactively manage the risk profile in line with area risk specialisation.
  • Proactively define and guide risk appetite.
  • Integrate business risk information, and compare, analyse and produce reports to identify trends, discrepancies and inconsistencies for decision-making purposes.
  • Develop risk strategy and delivery plans in support of functional strategic objectives in partnership with leadership.
  • Establish mutually beneficial relationships with risk stakeholders that support thought leadership, innovative and integrated practice solutions.
  • Anticipate and meet the needs of business and commit to continuous development and entrenchment of a fire risk engineering culture.
  • Manage risk losses for the overall business

Minimum Qualification - Relevant Post Graduate Degree/ Diploma + Experience in Fire. Minimum 5 years’ experience in a relevant fire risk management, and training function.  

Requirements (Skills)

  • Degree/ diploma in engineering, or other relevant fire qualification
  • 5+ years in management.
  • 5+ years in fire risk engineering, conducting risk assessments and fire investigations
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office.


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