The Fire Team Lead is an operational position in CTS with responsibility for the management of all courses, staff and physical resources which fall under the remit of the fire department. This role will be key to ensure all operational and supporting procedures / policies are upheld within operations to ensure alignment with all approval body criteria and company expectations. This role will work closely with the Operations Manager on implementing the CTS business strategy to ensure product development and maintenance of current products are held to an exceptionally high standard to our customers.
Act as lead point of contact for the Fire Department instructors, support staff, contractors and in absence of any other operational lead.
Responsible for maintaining and updating of all Industry (OPITO, MCA, GWO etc) approved courses allocated to the Fire Department. This will include supporting internal and external audits, along with effective and timely management of any NC’s raised.
Ensure all department KPI’s, set by the General Manager are managed, and reported on within the timescales given.
Support the Operations Manager to drive forward the company strategy (Vision, Mission Statement, Strap Line) and ensure department alignment with such strategic objectives and core values.
Responsible for the creation of all new course materials by use of company procedures. This is in line with the CTS product development plan and will result in targets being set to achieve new course approvals.
Assess and monitor the performance of staff and arrange for training of personnel in accordance with company needs and in conjunction with both mandatory and developmental requirements.
Responsible for the effective training and competence of instructors and support staff, in line with company policies and procedures. This includes ensuring the competence matrix is always up to date and staff records are maintained.
Carry out internal audits and competency verifications and manage the EMS to provide auditable evidence of such activities
Support the Operations Manager and the Business Development Team to achieve effective key client relations. This may involve meeting with current and potential new clients to discuss subject matter expertise within Fire related courses.
Occasional teaching of courses when required.
Represent Clyde Training Solutions at all corporate and industry related meetings.
Any other reasonable duties as directed by the General Manager.
Educated to degree level (or equivalent experience)
A1 Assessor or equivalent.
V1 Verifier or equivalent.
OPITO auditor certificate or equivalent
Extensive experience in firefighting.
Considerable experience in course delivery for global offshore oil and gas emergency response and/or maritime environments.
Sufficient experience assessing workforce against industry standards
Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to tailor communication style and manage complex internal and external stakeholder relationships.
Use of Microsoft office and share point systems.
Exceptional knowledge of industry approved firefighting techniques.
Exceptional Knowledge of equipment used for firefighting both on fixed and mobile offshore assets.