QA BAFE Validator/ Technical Mentor

Are you looking for an opportunity to use your fire safety risk experience to validate the quality of our Fire Risk Assessors and help improve their competence through mentorship?

Available either full-time, part-time or freelance, we are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity to join our professional service team with progression opportunities as a QA BAFE Validator/ Technical Mentor.

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about fire safety in the built environment, love the idea of being a key player in a market leading growing consultancy, and who are able to produce fire risk assessments on the BAFE scheme SP205.

If this is you, we are hiring now and very keen to have a conversation with you?


  • We are a leading consultancy providing you with an opportunity to deliver to your peers and professional services team high levels of technical support, effective coaching, training and mentoring to make a difference to competence in the industry
  • Ark is an innovative growing company that is recognised as a leader in safety within the built environment
  • You will be working amongst a suite of specialist professional consultants who are positive and helpful in sharing their wealth of knowledge. They are dedicated and multi-skilled who are very proud to deliver the GOLD Standard
  • You will be able to undertake QA of fire risk assessments and enjoy challenging assignments. For example, we carry out risk assessments at some of the most well-known buildings in the UK, which include The Shard & Walkie Talkie Building
  • Opportunities to progress or help others on their career journey


  • 10 + years experience in completing Fire Risk assessments
  • Strong working knowledge of Fire Safety Act 2021 / RRFSO 2005 / Building Regulations part B, BS9999, BS9997
  • 5+ years experience delivering Fire Risk assessments on high-rise residential buildings and complex buildings
  • IFireE Register for Life safety FRA or FRACS Warrington on individual and BAFE Fire Risk Assessor competency register
  • Experience with Fire Risk in Tall Buildings and Complex properties
  • Knowledge of SP205/BS999/BS9997/pt1/2 PAS79


  • NAFRAR TIER 3 on Institute of Fire Safety Managers Risk Register or IFE Fire Risk Assessor, or Auditor Register equivalent
  • CFPA Diploma or Fire Safety Diploma Level 4 (advantageous)


  • We are offering a competitive package of up to £60,000 per annum pro-rata (subject to skills, qualifications and track record)
  • The role will be mostly working from home with some site QA activities and witnessed assessments from time to time
  • Committed to CPD and able to attend, keep up to date with updates and courses as directed by the company. The company funds courses to increase your certification and knowledge.


Ark is a market leader providing an innovative suite of; Professional Service Solutions, Outsourcing and future-proofed Software and Analytics to mid/major organisations in the UK. With over 500 global and premium brands trusting Ark to deliver Risk, Compliance and Safety.

We are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (ED&I) for everyone. All applicants will be treated fairly and without prejudice. No one will receive less favourable treatment or be discriminated irrespective of the following protected characteristics: Age, disability, gender reassignment (and identity), marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins), religion or belief, sex (formerly gender) and sexual orientation.