Lead Human Factors Specialist

Job Title: Lead Human Factors Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: Competitive Salary
Job Published: July 13, 2020 17:50

Job Description

13 Month FTC

We are looking for a Lead Human Factors Specialist to provide support with scoping and leading on areas of work within the Human Factors strategy. The Lead Human Factors Specialist will provide technical Human Factors input to support the rail industry as part of internal and external projects, including leading the scoping and delivery of significant: research, standards, rules, training, national publications and other industry support initiatives.

You will lead and manage a small team to ensure the quality and timely delivery of their work, ensuring, where appropriate, that industry agreed processes have been adhered to and all products and services provided or facilitated are planned and delivered to time and quality ensuring their commercial feasibility, sustainability and appropriateness for members.

You will provide management information necessary to enable the department to demonstrate the efficient and effective utilisation of resources, deliver and develop human factors training and provide objective technical input advice and quality as required. 

You will have a qualification in Occupational Psychology, Human Factors or Ergonomics to MSc level or equivalent industry experience and you will be a registered or chartered member of the British Psychological Society or Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors or equivalent. Experience of delivering training and other commercially viable products and services is essential together with substantial experience in a human factors role in a relevant safety critical industry and evidence of expertise in one or more areas of human factors. Experience of managing a small team combined with strong interpersonal skills including the ability to influence and research, synthesise ideas and present these to our stakeholders are also essential to the role.