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Fire Investigation Accreditation Project Manager - Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service (REF: FIAPM:BFRS)

£22,529 - £24,902 22 Hours Per Week, Local Government Scheme, 24 Days (pro-rata) Annual Leave Plus Public Holidays 20 Month Fixed Term Contract

Listed 19 February 2021

This is an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to lead and manage a collaborative provision of fire investigation services accredited to ISO/IEC 17020:2012 and to manage the successful delivery the accreditation project within agreed tolerances for budget, timescales and quality.

As project manager, you will engage with each stakeholder service (Bedfordshire FRS, Hertfordshire FRS and Cambridgeshire FRS) to research potential routes for gaining accreditation to ISO 17020 for forensic FI services through collaboration.

You will be part of a team that collaborates with all three Services. You will be required to lead, manage and coordinate work with relevant members of the fire investigation teams in stakeholder FRS and Police to deliver a sustainable and cost-effective approach to fire investigation conducted by FRS, which enables accreditation to ISO/IEC 17020:2012 be achieved and maintained.

Your in-depth project management experience will allow you to manage complex projects.

You will also have experience of leading on Tier 2 complex investigations and will hold a Level 5 Certificate in Fire Investigation or equivalent. Your excellent expertise in stakeholder management skills will include a strong ability to influence and negotiate.

You will also have excellent organisation and time management skills with the ability to multitask and prioritise effectively, managing shifting priorities, demands and timelines.

Interviews will take place week commencing 15 March 2021

Are you a proven project manager who likes to build strong delivery teams, motivate and supervise project team members and suppliers?

Do you have the ability to encourage others to take positive measures, be accountable for the work assigned to them, to do research and to develop practical solutions to meet the technical process and resource requirements of ISO 17020?

If yes, we would be keen to hear from you!

Closing date: 08 March 2021

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