Associate Director Fire & Life Safety Full-time Job

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Job Details

Key Responsibilities

Technical Leadership:

Lead and mentor a team of engineers and designers in the Fire & Life Safety discipline within the Specialist Services team.

Provide technical guidance, oversee project execution, and ensure adherence to industry standards and best practices.

Project Management:

Take ownership of multiple projects simultaneously, from conception to completion. Develop project scopes, budgets, and timelines, and ensure successful project delivery within these constraints.

Client Engagement:

Build and maintain strong client relationships, acting as a trusted advisor. Collaborate with clients to understand their needs, propose innovative solutions, and manage client expectations throughout the project lifecycle.

Design Excellence:

Drive design excellence and innovation within the FSL discipline. Ensure that designs meet regulatory requirements while integrating sustainability and energy efficiency principles.

Risk Assessment:

Conduct thorough risk assessments for projects, identifying potential hazards and developing mitigation strategies to ensure the safety of occupants and assets.

Code Compliance:

Stay updated on local, national, and international building codes and regulations related to FSL. Ensure that all projects adhere to these codes.

Quality Control:

Implement rigorous quality control processes to ensure the accuracy and completeness of design deliverables. Review and approve project documents to maintain consistency and quality.


Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, including architects, structural engineers, and project managers, to ensure seamless project integration.

Training and Development:

Foster a culture of continuous learning and professional growth within the team. Identify training needs and provide opportunities for skill development.


Bachelor’s degree in Fire Protection Engineering from a recognized University; Master's degree preferred.

20+ years’ experience including mega projects

The ability to think laterally and possess a sound understanding of engineering principles. Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and will be able to build and develop relationships, both internally and externally.

Exceptional leadership and project management skills. Previous experience of leading multi-disciplinary design teams and responsibilities for budgets and programming

Strong knowledge of relevant building codes and regulations.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Proficiency in industry-standard design software and tools.

Demonstrated ability to innovate and drive design excellence.

Rewards & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

A competitive salary

Transportation allowance

Medical and life insurance cover

22 calendar days annual leave

Company gratuity scheme

Discretionary bonus scheme

Annual flight allowance to point of origin

Employee Assistance Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

Company Description
Created by the integration of long-standing organizations dating back to 1911, AtkinsRéalis is a world-leading design, engineering and project management organization that connects people, data and technology to transform the worlds infrastructure and energy systems. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, data and technology to transform the world's infrastructure and energy systems. We deploy global capabilities locally to our clients and deliver unique end-to-end services across the whole life cycle of an asset including consulting, advisory & environmental services, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and capital. The breadth and depth of our capabilities are delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital.