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Safety Risk & Operations Consultant

  • Job reference: TR-003077
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: London

Responsibilities
• Writing Safety Cases and Safety Risk Assessments for complex projects and issues, demonstrating the achievement of safety objectives and safety risk criteria.
• Undertaking hazard identification, hazard analysis, and analysis and evaluation of safety risk using qualitative and quantitative data.
• Leading the Safety Governance of major highways improvement projects as part of a larger ‘Operational Safety’ Team.
• Chairing Safety Review Groups and Hazard Workshops; internal and external liaison with stakeholders with interest in safety outcomes.
• Providing leadership in Safety.
• Monitoring projects to ensure delivery to budget, time and quality.
• Effective management of the delivery of work to standards and procedures (internal and client).
• Contribution to the development of consultancy offerings and propositions; identification and development of bids; preparation of cost estimates and scopes.

Requirements:

Qualifications
• Degree (or equivalent) in engineering or an appropriate technical subject.
• Membership at the relevant grade, or ability to obtain it, of a relevant professional body. E.g. CIHT, SaRS, ICE etc.


Essential Criteria:
• Ability to understand complex issues and develop approaches to address them.
• Experience of undertaking quantitative and qualitative data analysis to understand safety performance.
• Ability to undertake safety risk assessment including the identification of hazards and mitigations.
• Working knowledge of the legal aspects of highways safety risk e.g. Highways Act, Health and Safety at Work Etc. Act.

Desirable Criteria:
• Experience of application of Safety Risk Management processes e.g. GG104 Requirements for Safety Risk Assessment.
• Awareness of best practice approaches for the management of Road User and Road Worker risk in a highways environment e.g. Road Safety Audit.
• Ability to lead safety committees or hazard workshops, work with stakeholders and build a consensus.
• Experience of managing safety risk in operationally complex or novel systems/projects.
• Working knowledge of maintenance and other operational aspects of highways.
• Experience of supporting business development.
• Project management experience.

The Individual:
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate evidence of:
• Working as part of a team in a multi-discipline and multi-location workplace.
• Working collaboratively in a matrix structure
• Assisting and guiding less experienced staff on technical delivery and project management.
• Working independently and prioritising your own workload.
• Showing initiative and examples of creativity.
• A clear and thorough communication style.

Training:
Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Right to Work:
The UK Government have taken steps to reduce net migration to the UK by limiting the number of overseas workers from outside the EEA coming to the UK for employment. Please note that whilst we are able to consider applications from overseas workers from outside the EEA (who require a Tier 2 (General) visa) we can only employ them if we can provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy from inside the EEA.

Security Clearance:
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

Rewards and Benefits:
Atkins’ competitive core benefits package includes:
• 25 days paid annual leave plus 8 bank holidays and the ability to purchase up to 15 days additional leave or sell up to 5 days leave
• Contributory Pension Scheme, Atkins will match and double employee contributions
• Life Assurance Scheme
• Personal accident cover
• Childcare vouchers
• Professional fees paid
• Give as you earn – charity contributions
• Private medical insurance discount
• Employee Referral Bounty Scheme
• IT Related discounts
• Share incentive plan (after 6 months service)
• Bike4Work scheme – opportunity to benefit from tax and NI savings on a new bike used primarily to travel to work.
• Health Club Membership Discount – Corporate rates available on over 1,700 participating health clubs, spas and gyms
• Leisure discounts 15% off Virgin Experience Days, discounts available on Thomas Cook holidays, get between 25% - 50% off Merlin Entertainments (including Alton Towers, Madame Tussauds, Sea Life Centres etc.)
• Employee Assistance Well-being Programme – 24 hour free confidential information and advice
•Sports and social activities – discounted theatre trips, local sports clubs and weekend breaks at great rates (not available at all locations)

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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