RPS is a leading global professional services firm with over 5,000 consultants and a growing safety consulting capability.
The Alton team near Basingstoke are seeking to recruit a Senior Safety Consultant to join our highly successful team working closely with clients to deliver novel and innovative solutions. This role is pivotal to the continued growth of a thriving risk business within RPS and is a rare and exciting opportunity with vast scope for the right candidate to support the development and strengthening of RPS.
As a Senior Safety Consultant, you will most likely be chartered and have experience of the defence and/or nuclear industry or potentially other high hazard sectors such as aviation, oil, gas or chemical industry.
Because of the nature of the work we undertake these posts are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore are only open to British Citizens (as defined in the British Nationality Act 1981). All selected candidates will also be required to undergo a security clearance.
The role will see you:
Leading the delivery of technical engineering and safety projects in a range of high risk industries, ensuring they are completed on budget and to the client's satisfaction.
Safety Case and hazard log development
Qualitative and quantitative risk assessment
Fault tree analysis
An understanding of Def Stan 00-056 and POSMS
Travelling to client sites throughout the UK to ensure the client needs are met
Developing and maintaining lasting relationships and or frameworks with clients
Understanding the commercial impact of all decisions and recognising opportunities for business development
Hold a relevant degree or equivalent, this may be as a first degree or as post grad following on from a relevant first degree (STEM).
Chartered or working towards chartered status with relevant professional body.
Skills & Experience:
Confident in liaising with design teams, clients, local approving authorities, contractors, and other third parties as required
Knowledge of other regulatory regimes
Excellent numeracy, report writing and time management skills
High attention to detail
Excellent customer service manner, with strong listening and interpersonal skills
What we offer you:
We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects.
Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 24 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships and commitment to on-going CPD.
About RPS Group:
RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,200 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.
Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.
Training and Continuous Professional Development
RPS is committed to the training, education and development of its employees to increase effectiveness, develop potential and ensure adequate succession planning.
We provide professional career structures which promote professional development.
We aim to identify and provide training, education and development for employees, so they can develop and apply this knowledge to greater and more demanding roles in the future.
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Our people live our purpose, deliver our promise, and demonstrate our behaviours every day. Our behaviours define who we are. Developed by our people, they underpin everything that we do. They create the memorable experiences we are known for and make RPS a great place to do great work. 'Stronger Together' is one of our five core behaviours and it is inherent in creating an inclusive workplace: 'We are respectful, acknowledge diversity, and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. We bring out the best in one another, always assuming best intent. People who learn and grow thrive in our business, sharing in our success.'
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