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Senior SME Consultant Safety / Safety Practitioner

Job Title: Senior SME Consultant Safety / Safety Practitioner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leatherhead
Salary: 45000 - 55000
REF: Safety - Leatherhead
Contact Name: Claire Hallet-Walsh
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Job Description

Senior SME Consultant Safety / Safety Practitioner

£45-55K plus extensive benefits package

Location: Leatherhead/Reading/London

Remote working available depending on needs of the project

Security Clearance: SC or SC clearable


Our client is a leading global consultancy that engages with businesses in Health, Local Government, Payroll, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Retail and Distribution across its South business area.


Mandatory requirements:

•        Demonstrable experience of the System Safety applied to IT supply scope – ability to understand the nuances, how IT can affect safety

•        At least 4 years of experience within Safety

•        Ability to communicate safety issues effectively to stakeholders - ability to engage on commercial and contractual conversations around safety

•        Pragmatic approach to managing System Safety proportionally

•        Proactive approach to System Safety assurance

•        Ability to engage multi-disciplinary teams effectively as you will be working on 5-6 projects at any one time

•        Experience of formal safety requirements and standards (e.g. IEC 61508, DO-178B/C, DefStan 00-56 or DCB0129)

•        Familiarity with hazard identification and analysis techniques

•        Understanding of safety risk assessment

•        Experience of Safety Case production and management

•        Knowledge of Legal and Regulatory environment

•        Application of System Safety Engineering techniques in IT systems, either by design experience or in a Safety Engineering role

•        Understanding of the issues when using commercial software (COTS) in safety-related applications

•        Sound knowledge of commercial aspects and constraints, and to advise on safety responsibilities accordingly


Strongly Desirable:

•        Experience of NHS safety standard DCB0129



•        Safety Auditing

•        Multi-tasking ability - to support more than one project

•        Experience in a safety-related industry

•        Ability to support development of safety within CGI

•        Software engineering experience


Job Description:

To provide System Safety expertise to safety related bids and projects within the South business area. The role will require, amongst other things:

•        The provision of Safety Management advice, both technical and administrative

•        To carry out safety assessments, ensuring commercial and project requirements are met, on bids and on project changes

•        The development of Safety Engineering artefacts such as Safety Management Plans, Hazard Logs, Safety Case and Safety Case Reports

•        The ability to perform safety analysis activities on complex supply scopes



•        Support bid safety risk assessment

•        Development, maintenance and implementation of System Safety assurance processes documented in Safety Management Plans, based on appropriate standards

•        Conduct System Safety analysis of supply scope to determine risks and mitigation strategies

•        Preparing and managing System Safety Cases for multiple projects

•        Interface with internal and external stakeholders

•        Briefing of project staff on safety matters

•        Maintain appropriate safety culture


Position Description

Be part of something exciting. Do you want to take control of your future? Are you ready for the responsibility of working with high profile clients in the world’s most exciting sectors? Do you want to take your career to the next level as part of one of the big five IT and business process firms in the world who will give you a direct stake in its success?


We offer a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development Flexible hours and remote working possibilities are offered as part of this role as well as other excellent benefits including pension and share purchase matching schemes.


Our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.


Senior SME Consultant Safety / Safety Practitioner

Senior SME Consultant Safety / Safety Practitioner