Fire Safety Manager

£46,000 - £56,000

UK / Greater London

Estates & Facilities Management



Matt Giles
020 3962 9900

Matthew joined our estates and facilities management team in 2019 and is responsible for recruiting engineering & maintenance professionals  in both the private and public sectors.  Since graduating in 2011, Matthew has spent 8 years recruiting in the sector, he has d


Job Description

REF: 16272
Posted: 26 August 2021
Closes: 26 September 2021

Goldsmiths, University of London is seeking to recruit a Fire Safety Manager to lead on fire safety management across the University’s diverse portfolio of activities, buildings and estate.

Goldsmiths is proud of its reputation for innovative and challenging thinking across its wide range of disciplines. Our courses and research activities span the arts, humanities, social sciences, cultural studies, computing, business and management across 18 academic departments. Based across a diverse London campus of over 100 buildings, The QS World Rankings place us in the top five UK Universities for Art & Design and Communication & Media Studies.

Working within the Estates and Facilities Department, the Fire Safety Manager is specifically employed as the “competent person” to advise and lead Goldsmiths in all areas of fire safety management. The postholder will take lead responsibility for the development and management of Fire Safety policies, procedures and technical notes to ensure that the fire safety management system practices comply with all aspects of the Fire Safety legislation and best practice. You will lead on the identification of transformation and performance improvement initiatives resulting in best practice behaviours and compliance in relation to fire safety at Goldsmiths.

We are seeking an individual with significant experience in a fire safety management role across a complex organisation with a high-footfall, multi-building estate portfolio. You will have track record of delivering fire safety management initiatives resulting in best practice fire safety management and measurable adherence to compliance. The role calls for an individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as the ability to influence stakeholders and ensure compliance through a collaborative and engaging style is crucial. It is anticipated that potential candidates will hold a relevant professional qualification in the fire safety industry with demonstrable evidence of a commitment to fire safety related CPD.

This role represents an exciting opportunity for a highly-motivated Fire Safety professional to take up a client-side role within a dynamic and diverse organisation. The candidate brochure can be viewed at

For a briefing discussion please contact our retained advisors Matt Giles ( or Ben Duffill ( at The Management Recruitment Group on 0203 962 9900. Applications should consist of a CV and should be sent to

Closing date for applications is 26th September 2021. Interviews are scheduled to take place during the week commencing 11th October 2021.

Goldsmiths University of London - Fire Safety Manager