Principal Safety Consultant

  • Our client is currently recruiting for people to work in the Defence and Aerospace domains
  • Our client offers a range of independent and unbiased advice in engineering, technical and strategic advisory services to a wide breadth of markets and clients
Ref: ZR_6190_JOB  ·  Posted on 21 May 2021

Introduction

  • Our client is currently recruiting for people to work in the Defence and Aerospace domains
  • Our client offers a range of independent and unbiased advice in engineering, technical and strategic advisory services to a wide breadth of markets and clients
  • Our client offers ‘through-life’ support to the MoD and equipment manufacturers, and because they don’t manufacture anything themselves, their clients can rely on them to offer independent and unbiased recommendations
  • The industry looks to them for advice on the latest issues and, with duty of care always high on the MoD’s agenda, which is driving this increasing demand
Key responsibilities
  • Support to sales
  • Assurance of work undertaken by project teams
  • Providing a vision of future needs to support the development of capability
  • Leadership of major safety management assignments for clients
Skills & experience
  • Professional in approach and performance
  • Experience in the implementation of Safety Management Systems and the interpretation and analysis of results
  • Working Knowledge of Industry and Defence Standards such as Def Stan 00-056, Defence Safety Authority Regulations (various) in particular DSA02-DLSR.LSSR
  • Proven track record of developing Safety Management solutions at enterprise, platform or at system level
  • Accomplished Practitioner within Safety Critical Systems Engineering
  • Experienced in developing proposals and providing technical assurance
  • Develop innovative Safety Management solutions to support operations
  • Interrogate data systems to assess safety performance and risks and optimise decisions
  • Manage and motivate project teams through strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Build sustainable relationships with customers and develop future business opportunities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills commensurate with the role, including the preparation and presentation of reports to both internal and external customers
  • Knowledge of the Defence and wider markets, or major contractor’s experience

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Chartered Engineer or equivalent or working towards it
  • Knowledge and awareness of their discipline and related disciplines and their developments across varied markets including Defence
  • Expertise in hazard and safety risk management
  • Knowledge, awareness and ability to generate Safety Cases Reports
  • Experienced in development of Safety Management Systems and/or Plans
  • Knowledge and understanding of legislation (UK and EU in particular) as it applies to land systems
  • Experienced in development of Legislation Compliance Assessments
  • Experience of conducting/supporting safety related assessments such as HAZOP, FMECA, ZHA, FTA & ETA
  • Knowledge and experience of working in wider markets and the ability to sell their related discipline capability to internal and external clients and across varied markets
  • Membership of UK, EU or US societies/working groups, etc
  • Production of articles, papers, or conference presentations within their discipline
Additional benefits
  • Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance – Life assurance will be 4 x salary for new starters, whether or not they are in a pension scheme
  • Holidays – Basic entitlement 25 days with option to buy an additional 15 days or to sell 5 day
  • Income Protection – All annual salaried UK employees who are aged between 16 to state pension age except casual employees who are hourly paid
  • Professional Fees – Annual subscription reimbursed for membership of a professional body relevant to your role with the client
  • Season Ticket Loan – All UK employees are eligible on successful completion of their probationary period
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