Project Safety Lead (Outside IR35)

Project Safety Lead (Outside IR35)

  • Safety; Environmental; Safety Management System; Def Stan 00-56; Def Stan 00-55; Def Stan 00-970; MIL-STD-882; EN61508; RTCA DO178/254; ARP4761

  • Aerospace; Defence; Land; Naval

  • Bristol

  • 12 month contract

  • £55ph - £65ph

We are looking to recruit a Project Safety Lead, primarily focussed on the aerospace domain (fixed and rotary wing) but also responsible for overseeing the land and naval domain safety activities. The role will involve defining project safety and environmental requirements, providing guidance on product safety and environmental issues and the production of hazard and accident logs, safety and environmental assessments and associated supporting documentation.

Job Description

Operating from Project Office in Bristol (but remotely during COVID-19 restrictions), the Safety Lead will provide product safety and environmental management support to project and platform engineering activities. This includes close liaison with Platform Design Organisation (PDO) and Partner Safety Leads, reviewing customer requirements; identifying applicable regulations, legislation and standards and defining associated requirements; developing and maintaining safety management plans; conducting, documenting and managing hazard logs, risk assessments and mitigation strategies using eCassandra; and developing robust CAE/GSN safety arguments.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Definition of Product Safety and Environmental Requirements derived from customer requirements, Legislation, Company requirements and emergent properties of the design.

  • Provision of technical support to product and other legislative compliance issues.

  • Engineering representation at site safety forums, platform design reviews and Project Safety Committees.

  • Conduct independent Safety and Environmental Assessments on products to support the relevant programme and design reviews as required.

  • Produce, review and sign off Domain Safety Assessments.

  • Customer Supplier liaison.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge

  • Understands and implements the requirements of a company Safety Management System (SMS).

  • Identifies forthcoming changes to legislation and analyses the potential impact on stakeholders.

  • Has extensive knowledge of the legal requirements for safety and the supporting standards.

  • Is able to produce a Safety and Environmental Management Plan that captures the requirements of the SMS.

  • Knows how to plan and implement a safety assessment programme for a project that covers safety activities undertaken by both internal and external suppliers.

  • Has held HazID and risk analysis meetings and has populated and managed hazard logs using recognised tools. Has endorsed tolerability declarations as part of a Project Safety Committee.

  • Has independently reviewed safety documents and performed safety management audits on projects.

  • Working knowledge of legal and contractual safety regulations and the applicable safety and environmental standards (e.g. Def Stan 00-56; Def Stan 00-55; Def Stan 00-970; MIL-STD-882; EN61508; RTCA DO178/254; ARP4761).

  • Knowledge and experience of safety and environmental legislation (e.g. EU Directives, EPA, ISO 14001, RoHS, REACH, WEEE).

  • Knowledge and experience of MOD customer policies, processes and tools (e.g. ASEMS, POSMS and POEMS; MAA RAs; JSPs; DSAs; eCassandra).

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