Senior Environmental & Safety Consultant

Bath, Somerset
Competitive salary plus excellent company benefits
07 Oct 2020
04 Nov 2020
SD011 SNR Environ Con
Clearance Level
Job Type

RINA is a global company with 160 years of experience across multiple industries and is looking for an Environmental & Safety expert to join the Space and Defence business unit due to continued growth and success.

What your role will involve:

The Senior Environmental Safety Consultant will provide Safety and Environmental Engineering consultancy services for our customers (external and internal) and contribute to the RINA Space & Defence UK’s (S&D UK) further development and growth.

The role will involve UK travel (and some overseas travel) to support S&D UK’s customer’s onsite, developing and implementing through life support strategies on complex programmes.

Your key responsibilities as Senior Environmental and Safety Consultant will include:

  • Manage Safety & Environmental Engineering Support programmes to ensure requirements are delivered on time, to budget, and to the required quality;
  • On time and to budget delivery of Safety & Environmental Engineering project/task outputs as required in the project Statement of Requirement;
  • Support to bids, proposals, analysis and report writing;
  • Provide reports on productivity and other performance indicators to the Project Manager for project specific tasks;
  • Peer review of Capability Group’s outputs;
  • Assist the Capability Manager with developing new capability in order to meet new and emerging market demands;
  • Develop innovation initiatives to support future growth.

What we are looking for:


  • Technical qualification in an engineering discipline;
  • Formal training in the management of Safety Engineering for UK Defence programmes;
  • Formal qualification in Environmental Safety Management (MSc in Environmental Science, Diploma in Sustainability Management, IEMA Practitioner Membership);
  • SC cleared.


  • Good working knowledge of Defence Standards (in particular Def Stan 00-056, Def Stan 00-970 series), ARP 4754, ARP 4761;
  • Good working knowledge of MAA MRP, DSA01, 02 and 03, DSA02-DMR as appropriate to role;
  • Good working knowledge of ASEMS POSMS and POEMS processes;
  • Good working knowledge of the UK MOD procurement processes;
  • A thorough understanding of Environmental Legislation / Regulation, and the impact of REACH and RoHS on defence safety environmental engineering
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development in environmental matters.


  • Experience in the application of safety engineering management and support to large scale complex programmes for UK MOD and/or industry across the land, sea and/or air domains;
  • Evidence of current or recent environmental experience in the UK Defence domain;
  • Environmental Aspect, Environmental Impact and Environmental Risk development, including EISS workshop experience;
  • Experience in successfully delivering safety & environmental engineering programmes;
  • Experience in conducting Hazard & Safety Risk Analysis;
  • Experience in the use and application of Safety Engineering tools (such as Reliability Workbench, ASCE, Bow Tie XP)


  • Ability to engage with existing and potential customers, building trust and confidence;
  • Successful in establishing strong and effective working relationships with customers and colleagues;
  • Able to present ideas successfully, offering negotiation and persuasion skills;
  • Effective time manager with good communication skills, listening skills with a flexible and positive approach to work;
  • Exceptional report writing skills and high quality standards able to apply a logical and tailored approach to meet client needs.


In addition to the below you will become part of our growing global team, you will find yourself working with world-class professionals and clients in a variety of market sectors.

  • 25 days leave (plus bank holidays);
  • Option to buy more holiday;
  • Support of Military Reservists – 5 additional unpaid days;
  • Healthcare cover (Family can be added at an additional cost);
  • Matched 6% pension;
  • Life Assurance;
  • Professional development to become chartered;
  • Pay for professional membership;
  • Cycle to work scheme;
  • Employee perks – retail discounts;
  • Generous recruitment referral bonus;
  • 4 half days paid leave for STEM Ambassadors;

Who are RINA

RINA is a global corporation providing testing, inspection, certification and consulting services across the Energy, Marine, Certification, Transport & Infrastructure and Industry sectors. We have been at the forefront of providing innovative and technical solutions for more than 150 years, working closely with clients as a trusted partner, assisting them in the most effective, safe and sustainable way. Through a global network of 3,900 talented professionals, operating in 200 offices in 70 countries, we support our clients across the entire life cycle of their projects.

RINA S&D UK has been awarded Silver status with the Armed Forces Covenant Employers Recognition Scheme and proudly supports those who serve.

RINA S&D UK is a key technical engineering partner to the defence sector, providing a portfolio of consultancy services and with a proven track record in supporting government defence ministries, space agencies and prime contractors on complex projects.

We provide services across Safety & Environmental compliance, Systems Engineering, ILS, Business Analytics & Cost Modelling, Electromagnetic Compatibility, and Training & Learning solutions, and many of our team members have worked directly in the defence sector, so understand its culture and complexities.

Due to the amount of applications we receive on a daily basis unfortunately we are only able to respond to the successfully shortlisted candidates. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of applying for this position, your application was not successful on this occasion. We may however be able to contact you with a more relevant position at a later date.

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