Systems & Safety Assurance Manager

Job details

Location: NSW - Sydney
Reference: Ad-37576
Posted: 12 months ago

Job description

  • Provide specialist Safety Assurance advice for major transport projects
  • Work collaboratively within a diverse and high performing engineering team
  • Join a dynamic and agile organisation focused on engineering solutions to today's transport challenges.

Our client is a leading global consultancy that provides specialist engineering services to help clients navigate the rail industry's operational, commercial and regulatory demands.

Due to continued growth and a strong project pipeline, we are assisting with the recruitment for a Safety Assurance Manager, on a full-time permanent basis.

In your new role, you will:

  • Lead the Systems Safety activity for major rail projects including as the client representative and for the supplier;
  • Develop strategies and plans to implement the Safety Assurance activities for a project through all or some project life cycle stages;
  • Provide input into the development of tender responses in conjunction with other team members;
  • Provide guidance and support on Engineering Safety and Systems Assurance to engineering staff within Ricardo Rail Australia and to client and supplier representatives;
  • Represent Safety Assurance concepts and arguments to stakeholders including regulatory, operations and other asset management bodies;
  • Prepare assurance arguments and documentation to support configuration change submissions.

To be considered, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering;
  • At least 5 years’ professional experience as a Safety Assurance Engineer.
  • Demonstrated experience undertaking quantitative and qualitative analyses including as Fault Tree Analysis, Goal Structuring Notation (GSN), Event Tree Analysis and ALARP/SFAIRP demonstration;
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating or providing safety input to hazard identification / risk workshops;
  • Familiarity with the Systems Engineering life cycle and appropriate models including the Vee lifecycle.
  • Demonstrated ability in the application of safety-related standards such as AS/NZS 4801 Safety Management Systems, ISO/IEC 61508 Functional Safety of EEPE Safety Related Systems, and EN 50126/ 8/9 Specification and demonstration of RAMS to the design of systems and tools within an operational or project environment;
  • Demonstrated understanding of safety responsibilities under Rail Safety National Law and WHS legislation.


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