Safety Manager

Ref No. OTHSAFTYMNGR
Location Bristol, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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Introduction

If you are a Safety Engineer or Safety Manager looking to influence safety decisions across the project life-cycle of multiple projects, we want you to join our vision.

Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S)

Important

You will have experience of providing technical advice and delivery of safety products or services from within the Aviation sector

The Job

You could help to save lives by ensuring our Armed Forces are equipped with capable, safe-to-operate equipment. You would be working across Helicopters, Large Aircraft, Training Aircraft and a variety of other exciting and interesting platforms.

This role offers you exciting opportunities to support all three Services (RAF, Army and Navy) in the Aircraft Platforms and Systems Delivery Teams the Air Application Environment. Engineering is the largest business area within DE&S, and it is one of the most fulfilling too; from managing technical risks, engineering resources and services, to defining and assuring best practice, our engineers are exemplars, both within DE&S and our industry partners and professional bodies.

If you are seeking a challenging role, offering great development opportunities and the chance to make a real difference in supporting our Armed Forces, apply today!

Please note that these posts require full Security Clearance (SC).

Responsibilities

As our Air Safety Engineering Manager, your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

* Supporting the development and maintenance of policy and process to satisfy the DE&S corporate standards for Acquisition Safety
* Developing, managing and maintaining effective Safety Management Systems. Identifying and analysing hazards and contributing to the identification and evaluation of risk reduction measures, ensuring that these are adequately documented and managed
* Working with colleagues at all levels to ensure compliance with relevant UK and EU legislation and regulations, MOD regulations and DE&S Policy
* Developing and maintaining project safety assurance plans, monitoring compliance and ensuring that safety assurance evidence is gathered and assessed for safety case preparation
* Producing, reviewing, endorsing and recommending acceptance of safety artefacts
* Overseeing the management of contractual aspects to ensure safety requirements are captured and the management of contractors who perform safety activities
* Providing informed safety advice to decision makers through Project Safety Panels

What you will be assessed against

To be successful with your application you must demonstrate that you meet the following essential criteria:

* You will hold Chartered or Incorporated Engineer professional affiliation, supported by holding a minimum of a Level 4 (e.g. HNC) qualification in a relevant Science/Engineering related subject, or will demonstrate the equivalent skills, knowledge and experience
* You will hold Practitioner status in System Safety practices or demonstrate the ability to achieve within 12 months
* You will have experience in the use of ASEMS and/or POSMS, and System Safety Management Tools & Processes
* You will demonstrate substantial experience in a system safety role and experience of developing a Safety Management System
* You will have experience of providing technical advice and delivery of safety products or services from within the Aviation sector

In addition to the responsibilities above, the following technical competencies and behaviours will be assessed at interview:

* Compliance with Policy (Practitioner)
* Complies with System Safety requirements (Practitioner)
* Leadership
* Communicating and Influencing


What's in it for you?

You will receive a generous benefits package including market-leading employer pension contributions of between 26.6% and 30.3% of your salary (not including any personal contribution), annual bonuses, a flexible working pattern to fit you where possible, 25 days holiday +1 additional day every year you work up to 30 days with opportunity for movement and promotion. Some of our sites include an onsite gym, onsite restaurants, cafes and much more.

Whilst you will be based out of the listed location, DE&S promotes Smarter working, which provides flexibility over where work is carried out whilst ensuring organisational outcomes are delivered effectively and efficiently. We adopt an 'attend for a purpose' approach in relation to visits to site.

We value diversity and inclusion and actively encourage and welcome applications from everyone, including those that are underrepresented in our workforce. We promote equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment and a working environment free from discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation.

About your team

Cutting-edge engineering and science is a critical component in delivering modern, battle-winning technologies to all branches of the armed forces. Engineering is the largest business area within DE&S - and it's one of the most fulfilling too. From managing technical risks, engineering resources and services, to defining and assuring best practice, our engineers are exemplars both within DE&S and our industry partners and professional bodies.


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