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Senior Human Factors Consultant

Location: Cheshire Salary: Benefits
Sector: Defence, Nuclear, Engineering, Human Factors Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ian Cowx

Senior Human Factors Consultant.
Bristol OR Warrington base location.
£50,000 - £60,000 + Extensive Benefits Package.

UK SC Clearance is a requirement for this position, if you don't currently have it but are eligible we would still be interested in hearing from you.

We have a brand new vacancy for an experienced Human Factors Consultant to work with a major employer on some exciting Nuclear projects in both power generation and military settings. You will be joining a specialist team of Human Factors Engineers and offer your expertise and mentoring guidance to more junior members of the team. You will be a focal point for some great projects and should be a proven expert in Human Factors.


  • Providing Human Factors input to design projects, ensuring that nuclear safety requirements are included
  • Preparing and agreeing Human Factors Integration Plans
  • Managing delivery for the work undertaken within their agreed remit against cost and programme to the satisfaction of the Projects Stakeholders
  • Producing, verifying, and approving calculations, analyses, design basis documentation and technical reports
  • Acting as the Point of Contact for the Key Stakeholders, ensuring adequate communication between the Engineering Delivery Team, Construction Experts, Operators, Safety Assessors, Site Safety Case Managers and other Stakeholders
  • Participate in HAZID studies
  • Review and approval of design changes, concessions and technical queries
  • Managing project risks by closing out Human Factors items on the Technical Issues and Risk Register Database.
  • Raising quality plans for single discipline work packages
  • Producing, verifying, and approving technical Scopes of Work, assessing tender returns, then verifying/assessing and/or approving the outputs to ensure that the requirements of the design sub-contract are met
  • Feeding back lessons learnt for use on future stages of the current project and other projects
  • Review bids and designs
  • Develop bids for Human Factors related support

Knowledge & Experience

  • Proven experience of undertaking human factors assessments in support of hazard analysis and safety justification.
  • Experience of undertaking human factors design activities.
  • Experience in a high hazard industry, ideally working on a variety of projects in the UK Nuclear sector.
  • Experience of:
    • HFI planning and management
    • HRA/Error techniques
    • Anthropometrics
    • Equipment and facility design and assessment
    • Developing and preparing Human Factors documentation for projects in support of project deliverables and ALARP justifications
    • Co-ordinating production of HF submissions to projects
  • Experienced in managing teams to deliver large, technically complex, fit for purpose human factors solutions
  • Provision of leadership in key technical areas of human factors
  • Experience in the mentoring, training and development of more junior staff

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