Senior Human Factors Consultant

Ref: ZR_6178_JOB  ·  Posted on 12 May 2022


Our client is one of the UK’s leading Engineering and Management Consultancies, who specialise in work within Defence and Critical National Infrastructure.

It is likely that you will be able to be able to do a large proportion of work from home, but you will be expected to travel to client site and offices up to a couple of days per week.

The Human Factors division of this client focuses on providing HF advisory services to engineering programmes within Defence and CNI.

Experience within a Safety Critical environment is essential.

Key responsibilities
  • Will vary from working in multi-disciplinary teams on major engineering programmes to carrying out specialised work on an individual basis, therefore you need to demonstrate good communication skills and will liaise across disciplines and departments.
  • The role will also require you to support business development activities including the writing of bids and contributing to innovation and knowledge sharing across their Human Factors community.
Skills & experience
  • Extensive experience of applying Human Reliability Assessment methods and techniques within the high hazard industry, such as task and error analysis, Human Reliability Assessment and the substantiation of Human Based Safety Claims.
  • A degree or post graduate qualification in Human Factors or a related discipline, such as psychology, engineering or industrial design.
  • CIEHF Registered Member status or equivalent or working towards chartership.
  • Experience of delivering Human Factors work packages within Defence or high hazard regulated industries.
  • Experience of planning and applying Human Factors Integration (HFI) and Human Factors processes, standards and techniques to engineering projects.
  • Knowledge of relevant UK and international standards/guidance and their application.
  • Experience in and knowledge of the following areas: Human Machine Interface development, scientific methods and statistics, procedures analysis, safety analysis, human performance measurements, workstation and operations room design.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Part-time opportunities/flexible working is available to suit individual needs.

Additional benefits
  • Pension Plan: (Employer doubles contribution up to 5% Employee, 10% Employer)
  • Life Assurance + Spousal Life Assurance
  • Holidays: Basic entitlement 25 days (+ bank holidays) with option to buy an additional 15 days or to sell 5 days.
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Annual Professional Fee subscription reimbursed for membership of a professional body
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Insurance: Dental, Health, Private Medical, Travel, Gadget
  • Digital GP, Flu Jab Vouchers, Eyecare Vouchers and Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Discounts on annual gym memberships at over 2,500 health clubs, gyms and leisure centres
  • Critical Illness : This benefit pays out a tax-free cash sum if you suffer a serious illness
  • Company car (at more Senior levels)
  • Childcare Vouchers
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