Senior Safety Risk Management Consultant
Croydon, United Kingdom
4d ago


Senior Safety Risk Management Consultant

At Arcadis, we never lose sight of what is most important - look beyond our projects and programmes and you will see it is about human stories.

From remaking public spaces that bring people together, to making cities easier to navigate, we are focused on making an impact where it matters most and improving quality of life.

It is a big challenge and therefore we need people committed to bringing their best, who deliver on their promises. People who value different perspectives, build sustainable relationships, and dare to shape the future.

People who seize the experiences available to transform their world and the world around them.

It is a shared goal amongst 27,000 Arcadians and one that we can only achieve by working together and applying our skills and expertise across design, consultancy, engineering, project, and management services.

It is how we will find solutions to our clients’ most complex challenges and how we will deliver exceptional results, today and tomorrow.

Job Description

Join our Safety Risk Management (SRM) team as a Senior Consultant and we will make sure you get the experience, challenges, and support you need to take your career as far as you want it to go.

You will principally be required to undertake system safety and reliability analyses and risk assessment activities associated with the design of mainline and metro railway schemes.

We have been applying our expertise to rail networks around the world for over a century. Join us and you will be part of a team looking forward, working collaboratively, and drawing on different strengths to ensure tomorrow’s journeys are reliable and safe.

Whilst our projects will be predominantly in the rail sector, you will also have the opportunity to apply your capabilities to creating innovative solutions in other transport, energy, industrial and manufacturing sectors.

As part of your role, you will provide safety and reliability analyses and risk assessment activities across a range of industry sectors and coach junior members of staff.

Typical activities include :

  • Operating as the safety and / or reliability assurance technical lead on a variety of mission-critical projects
  • Chairing Hazard Identification (HAZID) and Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) workshops
  • Review and quality-assure SRM project outputs (e.g. documentation, reports, specifications) to ensure that they meet or exceed client expectations and Arcadis requirements and comply with national standards and codes of practice
  • Developing and managing project hazard records / logs
  • Undertaking Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA)
  • Fault Tree Analysis / Event Tree Analysis
  • Developing Engineering Safety arguments and justifications in support of design changes
  • Undertaking Reliability Assessments (typically using Reliability Block Diagrams)
  • Preparing / contributing to safety assurance documentation : Safety Plans, Safety Cases, Hazard Reports, System Definitions
  • Preparing / contributing to safety assurance documentation : Reliability Availability and Maintainability (RAM) Plans, RAM Analyses and other reliability assurance documentation
  • Performing Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA), consequence analysis and / or dispersion modelling
  • Requirements

  • Experience as a Senior System Safety and Reliability / Risk Engineer with the rail sector
  • Knowledge of Engineering Safety Management and experience of applying the Common Safety Method (CSM), Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations 2006 (ROGS) and BS EN50126, 50128 and 50129 for RAM
  • Working knowledge and able to develop safety risk and reliability models using Reliability Block Diagrams, Fault Trees and Event Trees
  • Performing Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA) using a variety of techniques
  • Undertake HAZIDs / HAZOPs and develop Safety Cases
  • Must be proactive, solution orientated and be able to utilise experience, knowledge and skills to carry out bespoke risk assessments
  • Charted Engineer status with a professional body
  • Ability to read electrical schematic block diagrams and engineering drawings
  • Use of the Isograph Reliability Workbench or similar software applications
  • Experience of working across more than one mission-critical industry, e.g., Rail, Energy, Process Industry (incl. Oil & Gas), Aerospace & Defence.
  • Experience delivering consequence analysis and / or dispersion modelling
  • Why Arcadis?

    At Arcadis, you will have the opportunity to build the career that is right for you because each Arcadian has their own motivations and career goals.

    As a people first’ business, we will take the time to listen and understand what you want from your time here and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions.

    Wherever you join us, you can look forward to a competitive reward package that includes an attractive starting salary, opportunities for career development and being part of a sociable community.

    We have a performance-related bonus scheme and an employee recognition scheme. Other benefits include membership fees to join your relevant professional body, employer contribution pension scheme, flexible working and a flexible holiday scheme.

    We believe that by working together, diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity, and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams : Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race.

    A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success.


  • Desired : Charted Engineer status with a professional body
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