Monday , February 26 2024

Firefighter Career – Deputy Head of London Resilience

Website London Fire Brigade

Job Description:

We are seeking a Deputy Head to work within a fast-paced team that supports statutory partners in London to prepare and plan for emergencies, and to take forward its ambitious and exciting vision. We are seeking an experienced leader who is capable of effecting change working across a range of resilience-based activities and engaging with a variety of stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will have responsibility for leading and driving forward a team that makes a huge difference to London in the preparation for and response to emergencies that affect the capital city.
  • You will be leading a range of resilience activities, creating effective and collaborative policies and procedures.
  • This will require interpersonal and leadership skills not only to lead your own team but to inspire confidence from partner agencies too.
  • You will be adept at working with senior stakeholders from a range of agencies from the public, private and voluntary sector, and should be able to balance priorities to achieve agreed solutions.
  • You must be prepared to enable constructive challenge to the status quo and be prepared to develop new solutions to the challenges posed.
  • This will require excellent communication and interpersonal skills to clearly articulate your reasoning and proposals to a number of different audiences.
  • The role will require the ability to work under pressure, especially when responding to incidents and leading a response to an incident or emergency.
  • You will be confident and decisive whilst empathetic to the needs of your staff and wider responders during high pressure situations.
  • You will be required to take part in an on-call rota (usually 1 week in 4) and will be remunerated accordingly.

Job Details:

Company: London Fire Brigade

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: London, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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