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Health and Safety Manager

06 August 2021

We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Health & Safety Manager to join our growing team. The purpose of this is role it to ensure the FPA adheres to legal, regulatory and ethical standards and in-house policies. To provide guidance and expertise on all compliance-related matters at the FPA head office and our fire testing laboratory.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure that the laboratory and HQ is a safe working environment complying with relevant legislation.
  • Ensure that the company’s policies and procedures comply with regulatory and ethical standards.
  • Conduct audits and reviews to ensure effective execution of compliance standards.
  • Review and revise current policies; draft and modify new policies and implement all company policies.
  • Review procedures and provide reports periodically to identify hidden risks or non-conformity issues.
  • Design and develop control systems to maintain highest compliance protocols and prevent or tackle violations of legal guidelines and internal policies.
  • Evaluate the efficiency of controls and strive for continuous improvement.
  • Review and monitor systems, staff and practices to ensure they are up to date and delivering high quality services.
  • Conduct investigations when compliance issues arise and provide and implement robust solutions.
  • Ensure regular risk assessments are carried out and implement remedial actions where required.
  • Responsibility for development and compliance with FPA management systems, including:
    • FPA Quality management systems
    • Laboratory operations manual
    • Laboratory environmental policies
    • Laboratory 17025 management system


  • Strong background and in-depth knowledge of industry standards and regulations in a high-risk environment
  • A leader with good management skills and the ability to motivate and develop a team
  • A strong relationship builder with a personable style and good communication skills
  • An analytical mind able to see the complexities of procedures and regulations
  • Good management skills with the ability to influence and engage with direct/indirect reports and peers
  • Good understanding of Compliance regulation
  • Strong attention to detail, who can ensure policy and procedures are followed.
  • A good understanding of principles of fire safety


  • IPAF
  • BIFM Level 4 Qualification
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • NEBOSH Qualification
  • BSI Diploma


  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Pension and private medical health care
  • Free parking
  • Use of on-site gym/pool facilities
  • Flexible working policy
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