Fire & Life Safety Operations Manager

Qatar Project Management (QPM)

Qatar

Posted
Ref: KP594-929

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Primary Purpose of the Position:
• To provide with full responsibility and accountability operational requirement of fire and life safety systems in CLIENT facilities in compliance with the latest Codes, Standards, National and CLIENT requirements and procedures.

Principal Accountabilities:
• Providing engineering and technical support to CLIENT Life Safety Management
• Team for routine inspection of fire and life safety conditions/systems, and implementation of corrective actions to enhance and maintain the fire and life safety conditions in compliance with the requirements of National Fire Protection
• Association (NFPA), Joint Commission International (JCI), Qatar Civil Defense
• Department (QCDD), and protect the patients, visitors, staff, and healthcare assets/properties from fire and life safety risks.
• Provision of advance technical advisory services on clarifications and interpretation of the agreed local and international fire and life safety codes and standards as per the CLIENT Development Standards Framework.
• Attending project and hospital operational phasing meetings to ensure that fire and life safety is not compromised.
• Attending project and hospital operational technical meetings related to fire and life safety aspects.
• Attending / Co-chairing of project and hospital operational safety meetings.
• Provision of advance technical advisory services on clarifications and interpretation of the agreed local and international fire and life safety codes and standards as per the CLIENT development Standards Framework.
• Attending project and hospital operational phasing meetings to ensure that fire and life safety is not compromised.
• Inspection of operators works in relation to fire and life safety aspects during after completion of construction and reporting to CLIENT any non-compliance with local and international fire safety codes CLIENT Development Standards Framework
• Appropriate to his background; participate in the training and development of Qatari Engineers.
• Keep abreast of current technology and state-of-the-art equipment and activities, by reading various trade journals, publications, by meeting Vendor
• Representatives and attending trade functions.
• Keep abreast of current regulations of Local and National authorities.
• Participate in technology development reviews to disseminate latest relevant technologies and technical reviews, at key stages of Project execution and of Project definition, if necessary.
• Prepare and presents technical papers to Line / Senior Management from time to time to promote designs and/or strategies.
• Check the adequacy of designs produced by others, to ensure fitness for purpose and technical quality in terms of providing safe / environmentally acceptable facilities, in compliance with the
• Codes, Standards, Principles, Practices and Specifications.
• Verify that the building or facilities being designed are of adequate dimensions to house all the equipment to be installed therein.
• Support Projects with advice on technical matters during construction, including construction safety and design and construction of temporary facilities.
• Attend progress meetings, if required.
• Participate as a member of Health, Safety and Environment review team.
• Perform other related duties and assignments as directed.

Requirements

Qualifications and Experience:
• Shall have either Category A or Category B Qualifications and Experience

Category A:
• A minimum of 3 years of management experience leading a department or teams of personnel responsible for fire protection &life safety services.
• Licensed/Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) who has passed the Fire Protection Engineering examination administered by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) and has a minimum of four (4) years of cumulative health care related experience designing, surveying, and providing consulting services related to all facets of fire protection systems (fire alarm, firefighting/suppression, and smoke control/HVAC), and life safety (NFPA 101), based on the applicable NFPA codes and standards.
• Other than F.P.E. Licensed/Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) who has a minimum of six (6) years of cumulative health care related experience designing, surveying, and providing consulting services related to all facets of fire protection systems (fire alarm, firefighting/suppression, and smoke control/HVAC), and life safety (NFPA 101), based on the applicable NFPA codes and standards.

Category B:
• A minimum of 3 years of management experience leading a department or teams of personnel responsible for fire protection & life safety services.
• Fire Protection (or Fire Safety) Engineer who has completed a minimum postsecondary education consisting of a minimum four-year bachelor's degree3 or two-year master's degree in Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering Technology, or Fire Safety Engineering from a reputable university and has a minimum of ten (10) years of cumulative health care related experience designing, surveying, and providing consulting services related to all facets of fire protection systems (fire alarm, firefighting/suppression, and smoke controI HVAC), and life safety (NFPA 101), based on the applicable NFPA code(s) and/or standard(s).

Skills:
• Possesses excellent leadership skills and ability to lead, supervise and motivate a team of engineers and technical staff. Have excellent planning, decision making, problem solving and organizational skills.
• Must have thorough knowledge of industry international standards, and ability to interpret for specific application within sphere of relevant disciplines.
• Communication & negotiating skills as well as an ability to work in a multicultural team environment must be well developed and proven.
Independence:
• Works within the framework of approved corporate policies, procedures and standards, while exercising a high degree of independence in selecting methodologies to perform the responsibilities and tasks, and in providing expert advice on a wide variety of technical issues.

Problem Solving:
• Evaluate and provide solution~ for particular, critical technical issues.
• Review and recommend resolution of particularly complex and non-routine problems, or provide viable alternatives.
• Identify risks and anticipated problem to projects, and propose mitigating solutions and actions.
• Review and critically assess a range of options for a given problem, and recommend one acceptable technical solution from a range of options.

About the Company

Qatar Project Management (QPM) is an independent subsidiary of Barwa Real Estate Development Company that provides expertise in Project Management, Design Management, Construction Management, and Contract Administration together with other associated Project Management functions. Established in 2008, QPM is centralized platform for provision of Project Management services to Barwa and Qatari Diar as well as local and international markets. QPM provides these services through an in-house team of highly-skilled, motivated, and qualified professionals supported by state-of-the-art information technology and highly-effective Project Management systems.

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