• Codes & Standards Consultant

    Location IN-Bangalore
    Job ID
    2017-7023
    # Positions
    1
    Work Location
    Works from an office location
    Employee Type
    Regular
    Category
    Engineering - Engineering
  • Overview - External

    Reporting to the Manager International Codes and Standards, this consultant position is primarily a technical role in the International Codes and Standards Group for the respective country/region.  This individual is a recognized authority in loss prevention in their field(s) of expertise.  With support and direction of the manager, the individual will develop strategies, primarily directed at achieving greater acceptance and advocacy of FM Global loss prevention standards by the local authorities having jurisdiction, as well as the pursuit of influence over loss prevention standards and practices.  The objective is to reduce the HPR-critical gaps between local standards and those of FM Global.  This will be achieved through direct participation and contribution, primarily in technical forums as well as through coordination and leveraging of FM Global Resources.

     

    Responsibilities - External

    • Contribute to the development and execution of a country/region level business plan for the influence of property loss prevention related building codes and standards. The Consultant will take direct ownership and responsibility for specific components of the plan, particularly those in their field of technical expertise.
    • Leverage FM Global’s strengths, establish and develop effective relationships with key technical organizations, such as regulators, standards bodies, academia etc. in the particular domain of interest to FM Global. 
    • Actively leverage all available resources, such as support from the Engineering Standards, FM Approvals, Research, Learning from Losses groups etc., as well as the Consultant’s own area of expertise to develop and execute the most effective strategies and means to achieve improvements in codes, and promote the acceptance and use of FM Global standards. 
    • Liaise with the business functions in the relevant country/region, at an appropriate frequency, to promote teamwork, and awareness of the consultant’s activities and to understand the key codes and standards issues affecting the local Operations.   

    Qualifications - External

    • Bachelor degree in Fire protection engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering or related field 
    • At least 7 years’ experience related to loss prevention, in an industrial/consulting setting e.g., consulting, technical sales, safety professional  
    • Relationship management – aptitude for the development of effective consultant/trusted advisor relationship
    • Extensive knowledge of locally-relevant codes and standard
    • Excellent in planning and organizing – establishes priorities among issues to plan actions accordingly; develops contingency plans to manage potential problems; structures activities to achieve specific results; uses systems to effectively process information; structures meetings in an organized manner; implements control and follow-up procedures to ensure specific results.

    • Excellent presentation skills.