Human Factors Graduate Consultant

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Human Factors Graduate Consultant

Warrington or West Cumbria

RPS is a leading global professional services firm with a growing Human Factors capability.

We are looking for a driven and enthusiastic graduate to join the Human Factors team based in our Warrington office. The Human Factors team forms part of major accident hazard safety business, which works in sectors including Nuclear, Defence, Chemical, Oil and Gas, Pharmaceutical and Manufacturing.

The Role

The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to learn new skills and develop their existing knowledge in a hands-on consultancy environment. A career in this Human Factors team will see you working alongside leading professionals to deliver a variety of exciting projects and solve problems that matter. Your development will be supported by the other team members to allow you to perform at your best. An approved mentor will guide you to work towards chartered status with the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors. We also offer a range of in-house technical courses to expand your knowledge of the other disciplines that Human Factors interact with and support.

Our Human Factors team work closely with each other and their clients to provide specialist support within high-hazard industries, currently predominately the nuclear industry. We successfully provide Human Factors design and safety case support to ensure that the role of the operator is fully considered and potential for human error minimized. Typical projects involve providing tailored Human Factors solutions on the design and operation of a range of topics, such as: control rooms, interface and equipment, layout and workspace, environment, alarm, competency and procedures.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications required:

* a degree in a relevant discipline, preferably Human Factors/Ergonomics or Psychology;

* has a desire to find solutions to problems;

* embraces new ways of thinking;

* pursues continuous improvement and innovation;

* communicates effectively;

* works respectfully with others;

* has excellent report writing skills;

* works flexibly and is willing to travel to/ and work on clients’ sites;

* is eligible to obtain security clearance.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications which would be beneficial:

• a full-UK driving licence;

What we offer you:

We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects.

We strive to solve problems in pragmatic ways. We’re passionate about delivering results. We ask questions. We define problems. We make complex easy. RPS is a great place to do great work; no two days are the same and our people are integrally involved in defining our culture, behaviours and success.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 24 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships and commitment to on-going CPD.

All offers to successful candidates will be subject to SC level clearance completion.

About RPS Group:

RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer