Principal Human Factors Consultant

  • Job Reference: SF57207
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Manpower RPO - Babcock
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Principal Human Factors Consultant
Location: Bristol or Warrington + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57207

At Cavendish Nuclear we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Principal Human Factors Consultant, at our Bristol or Warrington sites.

The role
As a Principal Human Factors Consultant, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will provide technical oversight and leadership to members of the Human Factors (HF) discipline and to be the single point of contact for Cavendish Nuclear with respect to HF capability.

Day-to-day, you'll provide human factors input to design projects, ensuring that nuclear safety requirements are incorporated.

  • Preparing and agreeing human factors integration plans.
  • Managing delivery for the work undertaken within their agreed remit against cost and programme to the satisfaction of the key stakeholders.
  • Producing, verifying, and approving calculations, analyses, design basis documentation and technical reports.
  • Acting as the point of contact for the key stakeholders, ensuring adequate communication between the engineering delivery team, construction experts, operators, safety assessors, site safety case managers and other stakeholders.

This role is full time, 37 hours per week and is based in Stoke Gifford, Bristol or Warrington, Cheshire alongside home working arrangements.

Essential experience of the Principal Human Factors Consultant:

  • Significant direct and relevant experience of undertaking human factors assessments in support of hazard analysis and safety justification.
  • Significant direct and relevant experience of undertaking human factors design activities in support of design and engineering.
  • Experience in a high hazard industry, ideally working across a variety of projects in the Nuclear industry.

Qualifications for the Principal Human Factors Consultant:

  • 2:1 Bachelor of Science Honours Degree (minimum) in Ergonomics, Human Factors or Applied Psychology.
  • Chartered Status preferable.

Security Clearance The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) clearance for this role.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Cavendish Nuclear
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header Reasonable adjustments requirement. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 23/05/2024