As a global multi-disciplinary consultancy the Aerospace, Defence, Security and Technology (ADS&T) Division within Atkins is at the leading edge of Safety Critical Systems and is currently recruiting for a Senior / Principal (Nuclear / Maritime) Safety Consultant.
Atkins offers a range of independent and unbiased advice in engineering, technical and strategic advisory services to a wide breadth of markets and clients.
Atkins is a member of the Aurora Engineering Partnership which, subject to contract, will support the Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) transformation strategy as the Engineering Delivery Partner .
We are strengthening the Safety consulting team within ADS&T to meet increasing market demand for advisory Strategic Safety Critical Management services.
These services include business operations, strategy, people management, change management, accounting / finance, risk management, asset management and information systems all coordinated to realise maximum value from physical assets
The role requires the successful candidate to work both independently and provide input to the Safety Capability, developing and delivering safety management solutions for both simple and complex systems or platforms and at the enterprise level.
The role is technically and personally challenging, whilst being incredibly rewarding. The role requires the successful candidate to work under their own guidance and interact with customers and key stakeholders at a high level.
The successful candidate will also partake in data driven analysis of client asset management objectives through data analytics and a range of digital asset management systems to develop and define client objectives at an operationally strategic level.
In some cases, the successful candidate will work with clients to develop, design, procure and implement a digital asset management system for the client.
Overview / Requirements
Successful candidate will be required to travel regionally and nationally as per role and project needs.
Prime requirements for the role are :
Demonstrate an understanding of the technical and operational issues fundamental to process and technical safety and risk engineering across the Maritime and / or Defence Nuclear domains.
Demonstrate recent, relevant experience within Maritime and / or Defence Nuclear programmes.
Confident in building excellent relationships with our clients, you will also be able to build excellent relationships within the team, being able to provide comprehensive support to a team within a project, creating an environment where team members are encouraged, challenged and motivated to be the best they can.
Versatile and adaptable with the ability to identify alternative solutions and approaches to meet clients requirements whilst addressing the safety arguments.
Skills / Qualifications
Technical Knowledge and Experience
Able to establish clear client requirements, communicating plans effectively back to clients.
Confident in supporting business growth being able to interface with clients, understand their needs and convert opportunities into successful workstreams.
Candidates will be expected to display a broad knowledge and understanding of MOD Maritime Safety and Environmental management systems and procedures, including DSA02-
Familiarity of Safety Management and Hazard Area Certification Plans, Safety Case Reports and supported Certificates of Safety Critical Systems.
Membership of UK, EU or US societies / working groups; and
Production of articles, papers or conference presentations within their discipline.
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.