Railway Security & Safety Consultant

  • Role type
  • Direct

  • Location/s
  • Flexible

Job Description

Security and safety management have many similarities. Both are risk-driven processes that require the identification of system hazards and vulnerabilities, including an estimation and assessment of the risks associated with them in order to reduce the residual risk to an acceptable level. To meet the needs of the modern railway we are looking for an engineer who can deliver assurance both of safety and security.

The person we are looking for is someone who is passionate about delivering excellent service to customers but also who will take a lead in developing team members technically and commercially preparing the next generation of safety consultants and assessors.

You will ideally have experience of working in major rail infrastructure upgrade projects ideally within the UK or consultancy experience in producing assessment and deliverables for large projects. You need to have delivered safety engineering and assurance to complex engineering projects with a pragmatic approach based on in-depth experience of applying the methods and tools aligned to key standards such as EN50126, EN50129 or IEC 61508 and/or CSM-RA.

The ability to work in a flexible consultancy environment, understanding client needs and issues, developing requirements and solutions, managing client expectations and delivering high quality outputs is a must.

As well as delivering project work you will need to meet and develop relationships with key engineering leaders and rail decision makers as well as enhancing their own and the teams technical capabilities. In a client facing role, you will be expected to combine sound engineering knowledge and judgement, with excellent communication skills, to deliver high-quality technical service to clients. Also leading proposals with novel solutions to technically challenging client needs, drawing upon your formal engineering training and your experience to-date.

We are looking for a dynamic consultant to join our experienced and well-respected Safety and Security Team to support our growing portfolio of work. We are a flexible employer and would be happy to consider home-based working and part-time roles. We are looking for self-motivated team player able to deliver high quality outputs, sometimes to demanding timescales.

In return you will receive

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus usual bank holidays,
  • Buy and sell 5 days holiday,
  • Company Pension
  • Life Cover
  • Permanent Disability Insurance
  • Access to employee discount scheme
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Access to private GP services
  • Udemy 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.

If you would like to join our great team and work on exciting projects please get in touch!