IHG Fire Life Safety Manager - Intercontinental Aqaba Resort in Al 'Aqabah, Jordan


The tasks, duties, and responsibilities of a fire and life safety manager entail:

  • Safeguarding people’s lives and properties by planning, formulating, implementing, and supervising fire and life safety plans that take care of specific fire and life safety systems.

  • The line of work might have to do with working for area councils, cities, or even private establishments that may require a well-groomed manager to take care of fire and life safety for a particular set of properties.

  • Works hand-in-hand with a lot of persons and in some cases, also supervises their activities.

  • Put differently and have the responsibility to direct the activities of employees as well as provide necessary information for employees so as to make sure they understand their job functions and duties (this is usually in the process of carrying out the fire and life safety mission).

  • Make sure that all fire and life safety equipment are where they are meant to be at all times (within all properties/buildings).

  • Ensures that all fire protection systems like smoke detectors, fire alarms, sprinklers, etc. are all installed properly and also functional at all times.

  • Check the readiness and/or preparedness of fire prevention/protection systems to organize and conduct fire drills/simulations.

  • Making sure that (fire) emergency procedures are put in place and made as clear as possible so that in any given establishment, the occupants would know how to go about things in case of an emergency.

  • Responsible for working closely with external fire service departments so as to be able to build a strong and feasible emergency response plan.

  • Plan and/or organize routine fire and life safety checks/inspections. Such inspections usually cover the assessment of fire hazards, as well as ensure the safety of properties.

  • Carry out a wide range of functions within a given organization. These duties are mainly to ensure the safety of workers within such organization.

  • Ensure that all fire and safety equipment in an establishment are in good shape always

  • Make sure that there are well-developed plans for easy evacuation of people in a building in the case of a fire outbreak

  • Conduct fire and life safety checks from time to time

  • Enforce safety codes and regulations/guidelines within a particular organization

  • Carry out training and enlightenment of co-workers or employees as regards general fire and life safety rules and procedures

  • Address any form of violation of safety codes within the organization

  • Investigate and implement appropriate disciplinary action on violators of safety codes within the establishment.


Requirements– Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge – for the role of a Fire and life safetyManager

There are certain qualities

(skills, abilities, and qualifications) that employers normally sought for in

applicants in the process of hiring for the role of fire and life safety

manager. These are majorly:

§ Minimum BSc Degree in Engineering

§ Excellent

communication skills on all fronts (speaking, writing, and listening)


Must possess good

interpersonal skills


Must be someone that

is alert, observant and pays keen attention to details at all times


Must show a high

level of carefulness in carrying out tasks


Ability to work as

part of a team if need be


Must have top-notch

organizational abilities


Must possess

in-depth knowledge of relevant fire and life safety codes and regulations


Should have

undergone fire and life safety training


Must have relevant

fire investigation certification


A degree in

environmental safety or any other related discipline


A minimum of 2 years

relevant work experience as a fire and life safety manager



tests: Employers may require that you take a job assessment test to prove your

suitability for this position before being called to an interview.

Job: Engineering

Location: Jordan-Al 'Aqabah

Requisition ID: ALA000184