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Human Factors Advisor


Rosyth, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, GB, KY11 2YD

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Human Factors Advisor
Location:              Rosyth, Dunfermline + Hybrid Working 
Compensation:    Competitive + Benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:               SF53698


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Human Factors Advisor at our Rosyth site.


The role

As a Human Factors Advisor, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary, providing the Human Factors substantiation component of safety justifications.


Day to day, you’ll conduct and support SHEP improvement activities as required by the Marine Function, as well as:


  • Prepare Human Factors assessment work in support of both design and safety aspects of the Marine Sector
  • Work together with other key teams such as the SHEP team to ensure safety improvement is prioritised throughout the entire lifecycle.
  • Work with Human Factors Specialist within other Babcock sectors
  • Provide Human Factors input to investigations and projects as required.
  • To provide the Human Factors substantiation component of safety justifications    


Essential experience of the Human Factors Advisor: 

  • Be experienced in the application of human factors knowledge / understanding in support of engineering system / process design.
  • Can clearly understand engineering concepts and to communicate effectively with engineers and other scientific disciplines on human factors related matters.


Qualifications for the Health and Safety Advisor:

  • Relevant Health and Safety or Human Factors qualifications. 


The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Babcock International 

For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 


If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.



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