Senior Safety Consultant - Defence

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  • Location:

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Defence and Security

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sam Bason

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Senior Safety Consultant - Defence

Resilience Engineering, helping to make our world safe, secure and sustainable; through Safety Engineering, Asset and Data Analytics whilst solving the Engineering challenges of the future.

The Aerospace, Defence, Security and Technology Division is at the leading edge of Safety Critical Systems Engineering. We provide a range of independent and unbiased advice in safety engineering to a wide range of markets and clients. These roles require a diverse range of professionals with an understanding of safety management in the broadest sense.

Our growing team offer a range of engineering, technical and strategic advisory services to a wide breadth of markets and clients. We are seeking a senior consultant with ideally a good understanding of the Defence market to provide guidance and direction in the development of safety management solutions for our clients, including:

  • Support to sales;

  • Assurance of work undertaken by project teams; and

  • Providing a vision of future needs to support the development of capability.

We require individuals who have self-motivation and enthusiasm, a willingness to learn and develop new skills and possess professional characteristics. You will be someone who is looking to make the next step in their career and to join a team that will provide all the opportunities for further progression that come with being part of a growing business.

Essential Criteria

Professional in approach and performance, with a proven background in;

  • Working Knowledge of Industry and Defence Standards such as Def Stan 00-056.

  • Proven track record of developing Safety Management solutions at enterprise, platform or at system level;

  • Experienced in developing proposals and providing technical assurance;

  • Develop innovative Safety Management solutions to support operations;

  • Manage and motivate project teams through strong interpersonal and leadership skills;

  • Build sustainable relationships with clients 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 clients; and

  • Knowledge of the Defence, Aerospace and wider markets, or major contractor's experience.

Desirable Criteria

  • Chartered Engineer or equivalent, or working towards it;

  • Understanding of Defence Standard 07-85 and AOP-15;

  • Understanding of Explosives Regulations 2014 (Amendment) Regulations 2016;

  • Understanding of The Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015;

  • 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;

  • Experienced in development of Safety Management Plans;

  • Experience of conducting/supporting safety related assessments such as Ship Explosives Threat Hazard Assessment (SETHA), 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;

You will be in a trusted, supported position, primarily client based, where you are able to apply both existing skills and develop new skills in complex and challenging situations. You will be able to share your knowledge and experience plus learn from others within the team and you will have opportunities to become a mature, established and multi-skilled consultant.

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