Senior Consultant Rail Safety

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Working for this global strategic, technical and environmental consultancy, specialist niche manufacturer of high-performance products and provider of independent assurance services. Their rail consultancy business is renowned for expert advice and independent assurance across the UK & EMEA, and models core values such as integrity and innovation.

They are a forward-thinking employer and have flexible working arrangements including remote working, working from home #WFH, or you can work out of any UK office location.  including London, Bristol, Cambridge, Derby, Glasgow, London Manchester and York.

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The Senior Consultant Rail Safety job itself where you will deliver a wide range of safety engineering projects to Our client Rail as part of the Safety Team, by:

  • Leading and providing input to proposals with novel solutions to technically challenging client needs;
  • Leading and delivering safety engineering deliverables in compliance with CSM-RA and/or relevant international standards such EN50126, EN50129 or IEC 61508.
  • Interfacing with Clients at both a technical and contractual level
  • Delivering safety engineering for a wide range of signalling and infrastructure projects to ensure compliance with the CSM-RA and/or relevant standards.
  • Hazard Identification including the facilitating or secretary of HAZOP / HAZID workshops and being able to self-sufficiently plan, run and write up the workshops.
  • Managing risk assessments for specific discipline areas, being able to self-sufficiently plan, run and write up risk workshops.
  • Capability with tools and techniques such as FMECA, FTA-ETA would be beneficial.
  • Managing a Hazard Record, analysing hazards, developing safety requirements and assessing compliance evidence to validate their closure.
  • Managing specific interfaces to clients, stakeholders, review panels and Assessment bodies e.g. AsBo/NoBo.  Supporting our clients during independent assessments by the AsBo/ NoBo.
  • Delivering projects to budget, time and quality.
  • Supporting Business development and writing proposals

You will have

To be successful as Senior Consultant Rail Safety you will be a Chartered Engineer with at least 10 years of relevant safety experience, ideally in rail and in the UK, and a healthy mix of the following

  • Knowledge of the Common Safety Method on Risk Evaluation and Assessment (CSM-RA) regulation or a similar application of engineering safety management.
  • Knowledge of hazard identification and analysis techniques and management of hazards through hazard records/hazard logs.
  • Working knowledge in HAZOP/HAZID, Fault Tree and Event Tree analysis in a railway environment or similar.
  • Knowledge of engineering safety management and compliance with EU and UK law relating to engineering safety Type of experience:
  • Experience in engineering safety management and compliance with EU and UK law relating to engineering safety.
  • Experience of working in major rail infrastructure upgrade projects or alternatively, a level of consultancy experience in producing assessment and deliverables for large projects.  Relevant experience in industries other than rail will be considered.
  • To act as project manager and have a leading role in future transportation projects.
  • Review of more junior engineers’ work, including responsibility for technical development.

You will get

As Senior Consultant Rail Safety, you will enjoy a competitive salary of £60K-£65K according to skills and experience, together with a flexible benefits package.

Benefits include Company Pension, Private Medical Insurance, Permanent Disability Insurance, Life Cover,  Dental Cover, Cycle to Work Scheme, Computer Lease Scheme and Travel Insurance. 

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14 June 2021
England, London

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