Product Safety Manager - Surrey/Hampshire

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  • Location:

    Aldershot, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matt Baker

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Project Safety Manager - Hampshire/Surrey Border


Up to £50k

Immediate Start

MUST BE SC Cleared or be able to be SC Cleared (British National)

Reporting to the Functional Safety Manager, who oversees and governs all safety activities, you'll:

  • Lead and plan safety activities on a complex project, estimate and allocate the required resources to deliver the project milestones and safety case objectives
  • Leading and presenting safety analysis and audits at internal and external design reviews and safety committee meetings
  • Providing support to Engineering teams on safety-related design topics
  • Reviewing and approving safety documentation in accordance with the safety plan
  • Producing technical documentation to a high standard in accordance with company/customer procedures
  • Travelling to customer and sub-contractor sites in the UK, occasionally overseas, as required

Skills & Experience


  • Experience of relevant work experience in a safety-related engineering environment
  • Experience of project safety management
  • Team leadership and mentoring of junior staff
  • Understanding and demonstration of compliance to international and defence standards such as IEC 61508 and Def Stan 056
  • Knowledge of safety assurance of COTS PE based systems or high integrity software
  • Ability to understand hardware and software failure modes, causes and effects
  • Experience in some areas safety/reliability analysis techniques: hazard identification and analysis, FMECA, FTA, Functional Failure Analysis
  • Developing Safety Case arguments using Goal Structuring Notation (GSN)
  • Experienced in conducting Risk Assessments and developing ALARP justifications
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team (e.g. systems, hardware, software and ILS engineers, project management, customer and supplier engineering teams)
  • Degree, HND, HNC in Engineering or Safety Management related discipline
  • UK Eyes Only Security Clearance required - Sole British Citizens Only

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience and qualification in conducting safety audits (e.g. OHSAS 18001, etc.)
  • Experience of Commercial or Military Maritime engineering
  • Safety requirements capture, negotiation and trade-off
  • Knowledge of Human Factors Engineering
  • Knowledge of formal Validation and Verification processes
  • UK Defence experience on maritime projects

Please note for this particular role, all candidates must be eligible for SC - UK EYES ONLY clearance and therefore be a sole British National passport holder.

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