Station Manager

You are applying for an exciting opportunity to join the Protection Leadership Team within West Midlands Fire Service. The role will be based at West Midlands Fire Service Headquarters and be reportable to the Head of Protection.

Closing date: Sunday 12th April 2020

For more details on the role and how to apply, scroll down further!

Employment type: Full time
Duration of employment: Permanent
Location: West Midlands Fire Service Headquarters 99 Vauxhall Road Birmingham B7 4HW
Working hours: 42 hours per week
Salary: £44,632 per annum
Contact: For more details regarding this role please contact Steve Ball on on 07973 810 579 or Rob Davis 07973 810 558.

The successful candidate will be managing Fire Safety Team Leaders, implement Fire Safety projects, work in partnership with local businesses and engaging with NFCC.

The role will include horizon scanning to understand any future changes that may impact on the delivery of our statuary responsibility and to ensure we are legal and sector standard compliant.

You will need to work collaboratively, maximising opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the delivery of services to reduce risk and vulnerability and strengthening the economy through collaborative and inclusive approaches.

The successful applicant will need a proven track record of strong leadership skills and personal accountability, who is able to engage, inspire and motivate a wide range of staff. With a forward-thinking approach, you will have the vision, drive and passion to not only continue developing internal and external relationships but to be a key member of the leadership team to seek continual improvement and excellence in delivery of Protection services.

The successful applicants will have excellent communication skills and political awareness, you will need to have the confidence to work with partners across the Fire Safety Sector and wider.

You will need experience of managing and driving a culture of change with the ability to provide effective performance management, work within the principles of project management and continuous development within Protection. Knowledge, qualification and experience in Fire Safety is desirable to support the role.

Friendly working environment

Occupational Heath and Welfare facility

Occupational Pension Scheme

On site gym (at Headquarters)

Catering facilities with hot and cold food (at Headquarters)

On Site Parking

Please download the following 2 application forms. Use the behavioural framework also below to assist your completion of Part 2 of your application.

Once complete use the form on this page to submit your completed application form (parts 1 and 2) and personal details.

Standard application form for external candidates, considered part 1 of application. Supporting part 2 role specific application would also be required. 1.0 Download

Station Manager Application Form
Application form for the role of Station Manager, this is considered part 2 of your application. 1.0 Download

Behavioural Framework - Middle Manager

Behavioural framework, middle manager level.

Publish date 2012.

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