Prevention and Protection Policy Manager

Are you looking for a challenging role, able to develop innovative solutions and drive a programme of change and improvement?

Following a service redesign, Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) is looking for a dedicated and motivated individual to undertake the new role of a Prevention and Protection Policy Manager.

We want to recruit, retain and develop people who are dedicated to delivering a safe, professional and efficient service to the public 24/7, 365 days a year.

The successful candidate will require an eye for detail and a passion for change, with the ability to work in a collaborative arena engaging local, regional and national stakeholders. 

This role will be directly responsible for supporting the development, provision and maintenance of policy and procedures to ensure the effective discharge of the Fire Authorities statutory duties, and ensuring that the prevention and protection policies and procedures meet the strategic and operational requirements of the Service.

The right candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders and be an effective communicator.


Salary – Grade 5: £32,029 to £36,876 per annum.

Full-time (37 hours per week).  We are happy to consider flexible working and job-share arrangements.

We offer an excellent leave allowance of 27 days (plus bank holidays) per annum, increasing to 32 days (plus bank holidays) after completing five years’ service.

The roles will be based in our Headquarters at Newsham Court, Calcot, Reading.

If you would like to find out more about these exciting new roles please contact Jim Powell, our Head of Collaboration and Policy.

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Application Process

Applicants will be expected to detail their personal skills, qualities and attributes against the Job Profile.  Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to attend an interview and undertake a presentation/selection exercise.

If you are interested in applying for this position click apply now.

Closing date: 25 September 2019 at 9am

Interviews will run in October 2019

Anticipated start date:  November 2019

 Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service is committed to equality of opportunity, and is actively seeking a more diverse workforce.  If you are disabled and meet the essential criteria of the role, you will be guaranteed an interview.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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