Senior and Principal Land Safety Consultant - Defence

Civil & Structural
  • UK
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors. They are seeking a Senior and Principal Land Safety Consultant - Defence located in any of their UK offices including Bristol, Aldershot, Birmingham, Cheltenham, Epsom, Glasgow, London or...

Quote ref: 1061/111853

Job description

Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors. They are seeking a Senior and Principal Land Safety Consultant - Defence located in any of their UK offices including Bristol, Aldershot, Birmingham, Cheltenham, Epsom, Glasgow, London or Manchester.  

 

Their team offers a range of independent and unbiased advice in engineering, technical and strategic advisory services to a wide breadth of markets and clients. They are seeking multiple Senior and Principal Safety Consultants with ideally a good understanding of the Aerospace & Defence and wider Markets to provide guidance and direction in the development of safety management solutions for their clients, including:  

- 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.  

 

They are looking for consultants who can help their clients to manage their systems safety within the land domain. You will be working with their clients to deliver safety management projects and will have the opportunity to inspire and be inspired by colleagues in offices across the UK and the globe.  

They 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.

Requirements

Essential criteria -  

- 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.  

 

Desirable criteria -  

- 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.

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