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Senior Human Factors Specialist (Rail) - VIRTUE TALENT

VIRTUE TALENT PTY LTD Posted: 22/09/2020
Location: Brisbane Type:  Full Time
Disciplines:  Rail Engineering
Remuneration: 100000 - 170000
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A renowned international Consultancy is looking to secure the services of a talented Senior Human Factors Consultant who has significant experience in human factors practice, and some experience in systems engineering and/or systems safety practice, applied to complex, safety-critical, socio-technical systems, particularly in the rail domain.

You will develop and deliver services using advanced human factors practice in a systems engineering and systems safety context, and be considered highly experienced in one or more core human factors competency areas.

You will be responsible for the management and delivery of projects to clients within the related designated practice.

You will exercise a high degree of independence in approach, considerable originality, ingenuity and judgement in formulating solutions or resolving complex human factors issues. Your work products will be accurate and authoritative, requiring no supervision to achieve successful outcomes for our clients. 

Your advice and actions are expected to expedite successful achievements in your areas of expertise.

You will help develop and grow the business in all areas, by assisting with tender and sales activities, identifying opportunities for new or follow-on work, following up leads in areas of expertise within Acmena in and outside your field, and fostering good relationships with clients and potential clients.

Required Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience 

  • Degree in Human Factors, Ergonomics, Psychology, Human Movement, Software Engineering or similar relevant disciplines.
  • Master’s degree or professional certifications are advantageous.
  • Seven or more years of human factors consulting, with a proven track record of customer focus, including the ability to foster long-term client relationships.
  • Experience interpreting and applying relevant standards in engineering delivery projects (e.g., AS, AREMA, CENELEC, ISO/IEC, IEEE, UIC).
  • Experience leading or guiding multiple/ large project teams on human factors scope and technical processes.
  • Five years’ experience in the application of human factors integration processes in complex projects.
  • Five years’ experience in the rail industry or other transportation industry
  • Experience interpreting and applying relevant standards in engineering delivery projects (e.g., AREMA, CENELEC, ISO/IEC, IEEE).
  • Advanced communication skills, including business writing and presentations.
  • Working experience across the full systems engineering lifecycle, from requirements definition through to commissioning of safety-critical and high-reliability systems.
  • Working knowledge of safety demonstration processes.
  • Well-developed analytical and judgment skills for solving complex problems and evaluating alternative courses of action.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of change control management tools and processes.
  • Advanced communication skills, including business writing and presentations.

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