Operational Resilience Planning Manager – London Fire Brigade

An opportunity has arisen for an FRS E to join Operational Resilience in the Executive Business and Governance team. This role will require very strong communication and interpersonal skills in order to convey complex information clearly and efficiently, and build effective working relationships with key stakeholders both internally and externally. Excellent organisational and project management skills are essential as well as the ability to deliver high level reports both internally and externally.

The role will have an emphasis on development and maintenance of key Operational Resilience workstreams and projects, including the responsibility to specialise in specific planning requirements for Control of Major Accident Hazard (COMAH) regulations, Pipeline Safety Regulations and Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2019 (REPPIR).

Experience of leading and delivering project work is essential and knowledge of the Civil Contingencies Act (2004) would be advantageous.

Successful candidates will be required to apply for security clearance for these roles.

Further information about the main duties and responsibilities of the role are detailed in the job description. If you are unable to see the job description please visit our jobs pages at https://jobs.london-fire.gov.uk/alljobs/ to access the full advert.

We value the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities across London. The London Fire Commissioner is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals, irrespective of people’s age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances. We have guidance in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.

Assessment Overview

Stage 1

Online application, CV and cover letter (sift). Shortlisted candidates will be invited to stage 2.

To apply, please complete the online application, provide a cover letter clearly outlining the relevant experience, skills and knowledge you have to successfully perform this role (see the highlighted areas on job description below) and upload a copy of your up-to-date CV. Please note that we will review and score the cover letter based against the competencies highlighted in the selection criteria section of the job description.

Please ensure you give yourself enough time to complete and submit your application. Late or un-submitted applications cannot be accepted.

Please note any correspondence received from us will be via e-mail and sent to the address you provide on your application form.

Stage 2

Assessment for this role is due to take place Early June 2024 . Please be advised that if you are unable to make the scheduled assessment date, we may not be able to make alternative arrangements.

Please note: Should you be shortlisted you may need to be able to conduct an interview over Microsoft Teams (a video conferencing service). You will be asked to provide relevant contact details for that to take place if shortlisted.

Additional Information

Benefits of working for LFB
• 26 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
• Option Absence Scheme (which can result in an additional 12 days annual leave for staff at this grade)
• Flexible working including job share
• Welfare Scheme
• Use of Brigade Medical Adviser/physios
• Season ticket loans
• Equality Support Groups
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Opportunity to access affordable accommodation

Salary: £43,736.00 - £ 52,242.00 per annum

Contract type: Full Time

Closing date: May 23 2024

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