System Safety Assurance – Senior Consultant

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System Safety Assurance – Senior Consultant

Location: South West, England
Consultant:Andrew Little
Telephone:01202 204 086
Our client is actively seeking experienced System Safety Assurance professionals with a robust background in UK defence. This presents a remarkable opportunity for proactive individuals to join the new and expanding company, which already boasts an outstanding reputation for successful project delivery. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in shaping the trajectory of the growing enterprise.

Role Overview:
As a System Safety Assurance – Senior Consultant, the successful candidate will engage in day-to-day activities working closely with clients, providing specialized consultancy services, and supporting business development initiatives. The role involves a flexible approach, allowing the individual to work from our client's offices, client sites, and remotely. Occasional travel may be required to best meet the needs of both staff and clients. Pre-employment screening and clearance for UK National Security Vetting are mandatory for prospective candidates.

Salary: £60k – £70k per annum, depending on experience
Position Type: Permanent: Full-time or Part-time
Location: Office (Bristol/Manchester) / Client Sites / Home Working

Core Responsibilities:

Delivers Safety Assurance and Independent Safety Audit/Advice services.
Provides technical leadership on projects, tenders, and quotations.
Takes proactive measures to ensure customer satisfaction and secure repeat business.
Supports recruitment, training, and mentoring initiatives.
Engages in business-winning activities, account management, and fosters growth.
Supports the achievement of business objectives.
Explores opportunities for alliances and partnerships to exploit new prospects.
Required Experience:

The successful candidate should have significant experience in the management and delivery of System Safety Assurance, including the development of Safety Management Plans, Safety Case Reports, Hazard Logs, and Legislative Compliance Assessments.
Preferably, experience with eCassandra, Reliability Workbench, and ASCE tools, along with a track record in delivering Independent Safety Audit/Advice services.
Experience within one or more of the following defence domains: Air; Land; Sea; Ordnance, Munitions and Explosives; Nuclear.
Previous consultancy and business-winning experience is desirable.
Required Skills:

Strong customer focus, with the ability to easily elicit and understand requirements, build professional relationships, and be trusted to deliver.
Articulate and effective communicator, capable of presenting information clearly both verbally and in written reports.
Organised nature, with the ability to work autonomously, juggle tasks, work within budgets, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities.
An optimistic and driven approach; equally adept at leading teams and collaborating as a team player.
Ability to apply core experience and skills to new domains, quickly understanding new domain regulations and requirements.
"Prospective team members will find a welcoming and supportive work environment where they are valued contributors to a friendly professional setting. This company prioritises individual growth, providing opportunities to shape one's own work and advance their career path. As part of the engineering team, individuals will be actively involved in projects that contribute to positive global impact, including initiatives related to environmental sustainability and national security. The commitment to personal development, combined with a friendly atmosphere and meaningful projects, makes joining this team an opportunity for both professional and personal growth."
Andrew Little