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Senior Safety Consultant

Ref no. BHN549619
Salary £55,000 - £70,000/annum
Location London, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Matchtech are recruiting for a Senior Safety Engineer to work with a key rail client on projects globally. The client is open to hybrid working from any of their UK offices as a base (London, Bristol, Derby, York, Preston etc.)

Key skills required for this role

Senior Safety Engineer - CMS-RA - EN50126/29/ IEC 61508 - Railways - Infrastructure


Senior Safety Engineer - CMS-RA - EN50126/29/ IEC 61508 - Railways - Infrastructure

Job description

Due to continued growth, currently in infrastructure change projects in particular, we are looking to strengthen our clients team to support the delivery of existing and new projects.

We are seeking to recruit a Senior Safety Consultant to work on a wide range of interesting safety engineering projects as part of the Safety, Security and Human Factors Team. Ideally you will have 10+ years' experience either in safety engineering, risk management or systems engineering.

You will be part of our rapidly growing and dynamic team of experienced safety engineers delivering high quality work to clients, sometimes to demanding timescales. If you are enthusiastic, curious, self-motivated and willing to work hard this is the role for you!

The person we are looking for is someone who is passionate about delivering excellent service to customers and who has the ambition and capability to develop into a Principal Consultant or future leader of our business. As a Senior Consultant you will support developing the junior team members as part of succession planning for the future.

You will need to have experience of delivering safety engineering and assurance to engineering projects, applying the methods and tools aligned to key standards such as EN50126, EN50129 or IEC 61508 and/or CSM-RA

You will be able to bid, win and deliver commercially successful projects; working with clients to understand their objectives and desired outcomes for each project.

You will work on a wide range of exciting projects such as:

  • Safety assurance management, safety approvals and CSM work for major infrastructure projects such as National Train Control Centre in Dublin, Crewe Hub remodelling and East Coast Mainline
  • Supporting contractors to complete CSM and approvals for station works such as Birmingham New Street, Darlaston and Willenhall and Coventry Station.
  • Safety assurance for new products such as high speed points system, axle counters and other signalling systems
  • Safety management systems consulting such as RM3 auditing and safety strategy development

Supporting business development and writing proposals; developing relationships with clients and industry stakeholders is a must.

You will have opportunity to work on projects worldwide including Australia, US, Canada, Asia and Middle East.

Flexibility is key and that comes with the ability to juggle many activities and proactively manage workload across different projects and customers. Our will thrive on variety and actively seek out interesting and challenging work.
What you will receive in return is:

  • 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 programme
  • 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.

Matchtech is a STEM Recruitment Specialist, with over 35 years’ experience

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