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Human Factors Engineer

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Job Description:

The Role

We are seeking an experienced, intelligent and motivated senior consultant to join the Human Factors team. Based in our London, Derby or Bristol Offices, you will provide support and advice internally and to clients and multidisciplinary stakeholders, across a broad range of projects, topics and issues, including:

  • Human Factors Integration planning
  • Management of progressive assurance activities and evidence
  • Management of Human Factors issues/risks and derived design requirements
  • Identification and application of appropriate industry standards and good practice guidance
  • Scoping and delivery of appropriate Human Factors activities and methodologies, including task analysis, human error assessment, workload assessment, workstation and interface design, alerts and alarms management

The successful applicant will have:

  • A relevant undergraduate or master's degree in a subject related to Human Factors/Ergonomics, Psychology, Systems Engineering, or similar;
  • Chartered member status with the CIEHF, or evidence of equivalent experience and competencies to achieve this in the short term;
  • A genuine interest in how we optimise human performance; including evidence of modules of study covering topics such as ergonomics, human-system interface design, human performance, psychology, or similar;
  • At least five years' experience as a Human Factors adviser to organisations operating in complex, high reliability environments; including at least two years demonstrated experience within the rail environment;
  • Strong verbal and written communication, consultation, and facilitation skills and the ability to deal effectively with people at all levels.
  • A proactive, organised approach and a commitment to producing high quality work with a high level of attention to detail.

As a Senior Consultant, you will need to manage your time across several projects and provide support and coaching to junior members of the team, with responsibility for the quality and delivery of your work, peer reviews within the team, and for effective project management. Our senior consultants are pivotal to our success in managing technical excellence, efficient planning, budgeting and delivery of high quality work.

You will manage and contribute to projects through all phases - from the preparation of proposals and new bids through to delivering work and managing project delivery. As a representative of the client you will work closely clients to understand their objectives and desired outcomes for each project, also helping to foster key relationships in industry. You will help scope resource and cost estimates, manage delivery of smaller projects or take ownership of specific work packages as part of a larger programs.

You will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills to help ensure effective engagement and collaboration with clients and stakeholders, helping the team to identify and proactively manage any emergent risks that may impact positive project outcomes.

Benefits

  • Great working environment with ability to blend working in office/ at home
  • 25 days holiday plus usual bank holidays,
  • Buy and sell 5 days holiday,
  • Company Pension
  • Life Cover
  • Permanent Disability Insurance
  • Access to Perkbox
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Access to private GP services
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Ability to purchase flexible benefits such as dental insurance, private medical insurance, cycle to work scheme, medical cash plan, computer lease scheme, lease car etc.
  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    No

  • Industry Sector Other