Senior Human Factors Specialist

Location: Fareham, Hampshire Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits Package
Sector: Human Factors Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ian Cowx

Senior Human Factors Engineer
Portsmouth / Southampton area.
£48,000 - £52,000 + Excellent Benefits
Defence / Aerospace / Oil and Gas (Safety Critical domains)

The purpose of the Human Factors role is to plan, execute, and report on assigned technical tasks and to provide input to the management of the overall programme of work within the business.
As the Human Factors Specialist you will provide technical or analytical expertise in Human Factors.

What we are looking for:
A good knowledge of the scientific, technical or analytical techniques, data and tools used in Human Factors.

As a member of an existing Human Factors team, you will contribute to the provision of scientific or technical advice, analysis and data interpretation for tasks that could have a significant impact on business decisions that shape the future. This may include, for example, providing a significant contribution towards completion of tasks in the areas of tools development, airspace development, human performance improvement, safety analysis, technical, training and business reporting strategies.

Supports less experienced colleagues. This will be in the shape of day to day supervision of other team members working on designated tasks to ensure they meet time-scales and required standards of quality.

Project Management: Plans, designs, implements and reports on complex Human Factors tasks with minimal guidance. This may include the co-ordination of other team members.

Deliver: Completes assigned tasks within agreed timescales, to the required level of quality and to the satisfaction of the relevant task manager, team leader or project manager.

Problem Solving: Anticipates and solves routine and non-routine technical problems and suggests appropriate improvements to methods and analysis.

Process Improvement: Contributes to continuous improvement, proactively suggesting appropriate improvements to processes and activities, considering a variety of innovative and creative solutions.

Qualifications: Good honours degree in a numerate subject (which could be scientific or business oriented) or equivalent (e.g. other qualifications or relevant work experience).

Knowledge: A knowledge and appreciation of current and likely future UK ATM operations (e.g. SESAR), in depth in at least one area. A basic understanding of the interactions between ATM operations and how work produced fits into the wider processes, including performance reporting.

Understanding of specialist techniques and methodologies: Good understanding of the nature and relevance of Human Factors specialist techniques and methodologies when applied to studies and the ability to apply these to multiple customer areas.

Ability to produce well documented, high quality technical work, and appreciate when work is of a sufficient standard. Proven communication and presentation skills at all levels.

Team working: An ability to inspire an effective team culture, by showing a willingness to participate, supporting goals and responsibilities of the team.

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