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Careers: Fire Protection Consultants


Company Overview

Anderstore is a very quality-focused company that is predominantly active in the areas of fire extinguisher supply and maintenance, fire-safety signage, staff-training and, most recently, risk assessments. We have tens of thousand of customers throughout the UK and are now looking to substantially develop the risk assessment and training side of the business and simultaneously position ourselves for an expansion into fire alarms.

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Position Overview

We are seeking applicants who, if successful and after appropriate training, will provide high-quality fire protection consultancy and services, predominantly at our customers’ sites. In particular, this will include fire-safety risk assessments, staff fire training and fire-alarm and emergency lighting surveys.

Consistent with our varied accreditations, we have a very strong focus on quality and seek to ensure that all our services are conducted to the highest standards and in accordance with the relevant British Standards, Publicly Available Specifications, legislation, etc. including:

This is a challenging and developing position. As such, successful candidates will be proactive in the enlargement of this side of our business and will contribute to the development of both this position and the Company in general.

Required Skills, Experience, Education & Qualifications

In line with both the role’s title and with our focus on quality, the successful candidates must meet the competency requirements laid out in BSI’s PAS 79:2007 Fire Risk Assessment - Guidance and a Recommended Methodology. It follows, therefore, that the successful candidate will have an appropriate  combination of one or more of the following:

  • a qualification from an appropriately accredited trade course;

  • a degree, Higher National Certificate or Diploma in a relevant/accredited subject;

  • considerable experience in carrying out fire risk assessments;

  • be a member of the IFE (or other comparable body);

  • considerable relevant work experience (e.g. senior fire officer, fire prevention officer, etc.); and/or

  • a very good familiarity with the some of the above standards, legislation, etc., especially PAS 79 and the Fire Safety Order.

Additionally, it will be self-evident from the successful applicants’ presentation and/or CV that they:
  • are very confident in dealing with customers at all levels throughout an organisation;
  • effectively present a very professional image;
  • have excellent oral and written communication skills; and
  • have the ability to make their recommendations in a persuasive manner.

As travelling is an inherent part of the role, the successful Applicants must possess a current full valid UK driving licence. Ideally, this should also be clean.

Training & Career Development

Training and further accreditation will take place as appropriate, dependant upon the candidate’s current abilities, qualifications, etc.

Remuneration & Holidays

The package offered is very competitive, but will of course depend upon the candidate’s experience, skills, qualifications, memberships, etc.

At the time of writing, the Company offers an excellent holiday package starting at 28 days, and increasing to 38 days after length of service. This holiday entitlement is inclusive of bank and public holidays.

We are members of FIA, the Fire Industry Association (formerly FETA and the BFPSA). Click here to find out more. We've over 70 years experience with parts of our group having been trading since 1947! Click here to find out more. We are BS EN ISO 9001:2015 certified by the UKAS-accredited independent third party, BSI. Click here to find out more. We are registered with BAFE, the British Approvals for Fire Equipment. Click here to find out more. We are members of the IFE, the Institution of Fire Engineers. Click here to find out more. We carry comprehensive Public & Product Liability and/or Professional Indemnity Insurance up to the value of a staggering £5m! Click here to find out more. We are members of IFEDA, the Independent Fire Engineering & Distributors Association. Click here to find out more.