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.

Latest News

  • FPASA Fire Magazine _ March 2020

    Good day our lovely members and readers,

    Since we know there will be a lag in delivery of the magazine via courier, due to the national lockdown, we are e-maling each member a copy of the magazine. 

    Please enjoy the read, and please keep in contact via email. 

    Should you not have received a copy already, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and you will shortly receive the latest edition.  

    Alternatively, please log in to the website to access the FIRE journal. 

    Thank you, Renay

    FIRE Mag - March 2020

     
  • Training at FPASA - 08/04/2020

    The FPASA is committed to still providing education. We have transitioned to enable lessons to be conducted online. 

    Thus, if you would like to participate in the following courses, please do make a booking with us:

     - Fire Risk Assessment and Prevention Strategies

    - Advanced Fire Prevention

    - SANS 10400, Parts A, T, W

    - Bylaws

    - CFPA Principles in Fire Safety Engineering

     

    We look forward to hosting you very soon! 

    Bookings: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  / 011 397 1618

     
  • SA national lockdown, COVID-19

    Due to the imposed national lockdown, please note that we too shall be on lockdown, reopening on 17 April 2020.

    Should you require any information related to COVID-19, please visit https://sacoronavirus.co.za/

    For your training, fire risk assessment, technical inquiry or other fire-related needs, please contact us on the following:

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    Thank you, Renay Sewpersad

     

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