Our Vacancy

Human Factors Manager

  • Nuclear
  • Permanent /
  • Warrington
  • 09/10/23
  • Hybrid work

Corporate Risk Associates Limited (CRA) is one of the UK’s largest integrated Risk, Safety and Human Factors consultancies. We have a long history of helping our clients in the UK nuclear and other high-hazard industries manage risk and ensure the safety of their operations.  As part of the Assystem Group we also have opportunities to support a wide variety of projects around the world.

CRA recognises that our staff are our greatest asset, and we strive to develop each consultant technically and professionally by providing them with the opportunities and support they need to grow and realise their potential.  For more junior staff, Initial Professional Development (IPD) focuses on attaining the competencies and the range of technical experience required to achieve Chartered status with their chosen professional institution through a combination of internal and external training and project experience.  For our more experienced staff, our Continued Professional Development (CPD) programme provides support to allow maintenance of existing skills and expertise, while developing new ones in complementary areas. 

We aim to provide a diverse and inclusive working environment with a healthy work-life balance and recognise the benefits that this brings to our business, our clients and our people.

CRA has an established team of Human and Organisational Factors consultants and active Associates. We routinely recruit Graduate Consultants to grow the team and have a good mix of grades from Junior Consultants up to Chief Consultant.

Job Description

Human Factors Manager / Service Lead                                       Salary: £70,000 +

London/ Warrington/Glasgow (opportunities to work on a hybrid basis)

We are now seeking a Human Factors Manager to lead the team, maintain our growth by securing additional opportunities at our existing clients and identify new opportunities in both our core sectors and new ones.

As an integrated consultancy, the CRA Human Factors Manager will work alongside our experienced Safety Case, Risk & Reliability, Resilience and Security, Waste and Decommissioning and PSA colleagues, support our dedicated Business Development team and actively collaborate with Engineers and data scientists across the Assystem Group.

You will understand the importance of providing tailored mentoring and support in a positive environment to enable individuals to learn and grow as they embark upon their career. You will be committed to your personal development and goals and will be supported if there are any gaps in your experience.

You will have responsibility for the performance of your team, from both a quality and financial perspective and will support the recruitment and Line Management of individuals.

We will provide wide support with input from extremely experienced Team members and Associates, but this is an opportunity to shape the future of an established organisation.

The Human Factors Manager must possess the right to work in the UK and be prepared and able to achieve and maintain necessary UK Security Clearance. Flexible working is available; however, you should be prepared to travel to client sites in the UK when required.

A Human Factors background in the high-hazard industries will be advantageous.


We offer a competitive benefits package including:

•       Generous annual training allowance and tailored development pathway

•       Fully flexible working arrangements to suit individuals

•       25 days’ holiday entitlement plus an additional day of paid holiday on your birthday if this falls on a weekday

•       Company bonus scheme

•       Ability to sell or purchase leave

•       Company pension scheme with 8% company contributions

•       Life assurance

•       Private medical insurance, including option to extend to other family members

•       Paid membership of two professional institutions / organisations

•       Cycle to work scheme

•       Longevity bonus

•       Enhanced maternity / paternity allowance


#LI-Hybrid and Hybrid remote/in-office

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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