LOCAL RESILIENCE FORUM BUSINESS MANAGER
|Location:||Fire Service Headquarters|
|Job Type:||Fixed Term Contract Full Time|
Local Resilience Forum (LRF) Business Manager
Salary Grade 12 (£34,106 - £37,107)
Fixed Term Contract — 12 months
Location Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service Headquarters, Bootle
This is an exciting position, which is both challenging and rewarding. You will be part of the Merseyside Local Resilience Forum which is a strategically focused group that ensures the duties of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 are undertaken to ensure the safety of residents across Merseyside. The candidate must have strong leadership and excellent communication skills.
The Business Manager role is to provide a high quality and professional management capability to the LRF and its various sub groups, ensuring the Business Management Group and sub groups are held to account in the delivery of the terms of reference and objectives of the LRF in line with the business plan.
With strong management skills, the post holder will manage, direct, develop and deliver on LRF related plans and policies and oversee their implementation. The Business Manager will liaise with key partners and provide strategic guidance to ensure compliance and resilience.
The successful candidate will require previous experience of emergency planning working to Senior Officer level, with a proven track record and experience of developing and implementing new plans, policies and procedures. The Business Manager must demonstrate the ability to compile factual, concise and comprehensible written reports for the LRF strategic level. The post holder must also have the ability to conduct research, analyse results and prepare position statements.
In return we can offer you the opportunity to gain experience within the Multi Agency environment working alongside some of Merseyside’s leading public service employers and associated partners in an environment in which to further develop your skills.
Please note that there may be the requirement to undertake occasional evening and weekend work.
Closing Date: midnight Tuesday 26th February 2019.
Please note that we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised closing date if we receive a sufficient number of applications.
Interviews to be held week commencing 18th March 2019.
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