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Senior Human Factors Engineer

Greater London
Full time
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Mott MacDonald
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Job Description:Our Human Factors team which includes qualified ergonomists, applied psychologists and safety/risk engineers, is a Registered Consultancy of the UK Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors (IEHF).

Our staff have experience in working within multidisciplinary project teams and taking a pragmatic approach to ensure project ideas are turned into reality. Team members have expertise in applying ergonomics/human factors techniques, undertaking safety risk assessments, managing human factors programmes and conducting training and research. Our team provides services including:
  • Behavioural insights
  • Control room design
  • HMI design
  • Workload assessment
  • Human error analysis
  • Human reliability analysis
  • Wayfinding
  • Human factors integration
Job Description:

Our human factors team is growing, and we are looking for a Senior Human Factors Engineer to join our team in Croydon or London (with travel to Croydon). We are able to consider candidates who are looking for a full-time or part-time role.

The human factors team are involved in a variety of exciting projects ranging from integrating human factors in flagship buildings and infrastructure design to providing behavioural insights for bespoke projects. Our team include qualified ergonomists and applied psychologists and is a Registered consultancy of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors. We are looking for a new team member to help us deliver pragmatic human factors insights on a range of UK and international projects. Due to the nature of our work, the role will require some travel, occasional overnight stays and potential secondment.
You will be involved in various human factors analysis and assessment, and your responsibilities will include:
  • Leading human factors elements of work on multidisciplinary engineering projects
  • Writing and providing analysis reports on work you've conducted
  • Initiating and supporting bid activities
  • Guiding and nurturing early career professionals within the team as well as supervising their work
  • Managing displace specific projects
  • Promoting the human factors team and capabilities
Candidate Specification:As an experienced human factors or ergonomics professional within a consultancy environment, you're comfortable working independently and making commercial choices to meet client needs. It would be preferable if you have experience working in the rail or transport industry due to the nature of our work however this is not essential. Additionally, you are able to work within a team, ensuring communication is maintained to deliver to deadlines.
You will also be able to demonstrate the following:
  • An undergraduate degree in Psychology (or equivalent)
  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary consultancy
  • Ability to liaise with external clients and colleagues
  • Good report writing skills
Although not essential, if you are chartered with a relevant professional institution or working towards your chartership, this would be advantageous as would any experience supporting, developing and leading a team. Additionally, any experience in behavioural insights would be beneficial as would current or previous security clearance. We have a collegiate and collaborative culture which values equality and diversity, and we take proactive steps to create an inclusive workplace. Together, we are opening opportunities with connected thinking.