Fire Safety Manager
Stratford, London, UK
8d ago


Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is the premier global developer and operator of flagship shopping destinations. With a portfolio valued at €62 Bn including retail, offices and convention & exhibition venues, the Group owns and operates 102 shopping centres, including 56 flagships, in the most dynamic cities in Europe and the United States.

Our centres welcome 1.2 billion visits per year. Present in 2 continents and 13 countries, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield provides a unique platform for retailers and brand events, and offers an exceptional and constantly renewed experience for customers.

We are imaginative and bold, always pushing the boundaries to achieve results. Our culture embraces creativity, diversity and progression, nurturing everyone we work with to reach the top of their profession.

We now have an opening for a Fire Safety Manager to join our Risk team based in Westfield Stratford City . The key focus of this role is to ensure the Centre is legally compliant with legislation whilst implementing innovative ideas through technological advancements to the existing fire safety measures within the Centre

In this role, you will be

  • Responsible for the implementation of the Centres Fire Strategy in line with current legislation and to protect life and property from fire.
  • Dealing with contractors and local authority agencies, problem solve, design plans, monitor policies, analyse hazards, develop emergency and Business Continuity plans and responses, investigate incidents and train, motivate and direct personnel.
  • The point of contact for all retailers and contractors on Fire Safety matters providing expert advice and solutions.
  • Engaging with diverse persons specifically with Fire Safety training.
  • We’re looking for someone with

  • Previous Fire Safety Management in a similar environment or industry specifically with the maintenance of Life Safety systems.
  • A passion for Fire Safety and maintaining intense focus with diverse groups and communities
  • Knowledge and a thorough understanding of fire behaviour and the recent developments in flow path and water application.
  • Building construction and how it relates to Fire Development, Fire spread and danger to occupants.
  • A thorough understanding of all types of Fire sprinkler, Fire Suppression, Fire Detection and Fire Alarm Systems and applicable Fire standards and best practice
  • Attributes required

  • The core Westfield values cover four key areas; Achieves, Collaborates, Innovates and Creates / Builds Community. We call these values The Westfield Edge and they are personified in every employee through the following behaviours;
  • Focused on achieving high standards by working on your own initiative and taking accountability for results.
  • Driving forward actions with pace and encouragement of creative solutions - you have a hunger for delivering results.
  • Be proactive and resilient whilst maintaining an adaptive approach.
  • Have an open and transparent communication style with the ability to listen, influence and challenge appropriately.
  • Cultivate close working relationships within team and colleagues to drive win-win execution.
  • Take a fresh & unrestrictive view on current ways of doing things to stimulate innovation and new approaches.
  • Embrace change by fostering state-of-the-art knowledge and technology trends to sustain Westfield’s competitive edge.
  • Desire and ability to question and challenge the status quo and build compelling cases for change while still working effectively within a team.
  • Be committed, motivated and passionate about our people and our company.
  • Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people from the widest talent pool and those who reflect the diverse nature of our society.

    We do this by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded.

    We believe that diversity plays an important part in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences.

    We are happy to consider applications from candidates who need some form of flexible working, so please ask us for more details.

    Please apply now if this is ticking your boxes!

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