Technical Director Of Process Safety

North East England
£60000 - £75000 per annum
28 May 2014
25 Jun 2014
Adam Laws
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you experienced in Process Safety and COMAH reports in engineering and interested in a new opportunity on a permanent basis?

Position: Technical Director of Process Safety
Location: Teeside or Leeds or Manchester
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 based on experience

The Client I am working with offers process safety consulting services across Europe. In the UK and Ireland they are looking to expand their range of environmental and safety services including CoMAH support, risk assessments and DSEAR.

The role will be to further develop a growing UK process safety capability to the existing UK client base and enhancing the company delivery capability.

The role will be to develop, expand, sell, manage and technically deliver the following services within the UK:
* CoMAH Safety Case Assessments (and supporting studies);
* Risk Analysis services:
o Hazop;
o Hazid;
o Preliminary Risk Assessment;
o Consequence Analysis;
o Detailed Risk Assessment (including Bow-tie and fault-tree analysis); and
o ALARP Justifications.
* Modelling incident scenario effects using software such as PHAST etc.;
* Accident / incident analysis;
* Emergency response planning; and
* ATEX and DSEAR services.

The focus is anticipated to be on CoMAH Safety Case support work initially and as the capability and team grows this will develop into other routine services, such as Hazop study support.

The objectives of the role are:
* To develop and establish a Process Safety and Risk Assessment capability in the UK & Ireland which complements our T&C Environmental Compliance / Permitting and Due Diligence products and client base;
* To engender a pan European Process Safety service, initially working closely with URS France;
* To meet key financial targets for the UK T&C Service Line;
* To increase the range of the client base and maintain the existing portfolio;
* To build on the culture of a fully integrated service offering.

The Successful candidate will have:

* Expert knowledge in CoMAH legislation, the preparationq of Safety Cases and general Process Safety/Risk processes
A Degree and preferably a Higher Degree (MSc) in an engineering discipline (preferably Chemical Engineering).
* Significant experience in consultancy, regulatory engineering, Process Safety /Risk and Environmental or commercial business development environment, experience of working with CoMAH, Process Safety/Risk and EPR (IPPC) projects.
* Leadership & Initiative: Able to identify market opportunities to grow the URS business in key service areas;

If you meet the above criteria and want to know more, please submit a copy of your CV including all relevent experience and qualifications.