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Principal Human Factors Consultant or Occupational Psychologist (UK)

Edinburgh-based, Salary £50-60k basic, discretionary bonus, contributory pension, private healthcare, 25 days’ annual leave plus public holidays.

The Keil Centre is seeking either an experienced Human Factors Consultant or an Occupational Psychologist to join its well-established team.

The role involves:

  • Assessing client needs
  • Project managing and delivering high quality solutions
  • Managing client relationships and developing future business
  • Working with colleagues to innovate, deliver projects, share expertise and develop new ideas for the business
  • Growing your own capabilities and supporting others in their development

You will be trained in The Keil Centre’s award winning product and service portfolio, whilst also encouraged to pursue your own professional interests. Employee share ownership is encouraged and equity in the business is available for those who are interested. This is a permanent, full-time position, operating out of the Edinburgh office, although it will require travel to client sites, both locally and internationally.

About Us

Established in 1983, The Keil Centre is a privately-owned consultancy of Chartered Psychologists, Ergonomists and Clinical & Counselling Psychologists, with a Head Office in central Edinburgh and a branch in Australia. We work with household name clients across the world in both the public and private sector. We pride ourselves in the high standards of our work, our professional integrity and our ability to work collaboratively with our clients. We were the first business in Scotland to be recognised at Platinum level by Investors in People, emphasising the friendly, fun, nurturing and inclusive nature of our culture. We continue to enjoy steady growth and a strong demand for our products and services. These include:

  • HF in product design and systems engineering
  • Control Room Design and Engineering
  • Human performance and Human Reliability Analysis
  • HF in Incident Investigation
  • Safety Culture and Behaviour
  • Leadership Development and Coaching
  • Skills and competence

About You

This position is for an experienced professional and the successful candidate is likely to possess most of the following attributes:

  • Registered or Chartered with a recognised professional body
  • A minimum of ten years’ successful delivery of relevant projects, ideally across several industry sectors
  • Demonstrable record of client management and business development
  • Experience in a range of project types, including development and delivery of training
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel

Interested?

Please email your CV and cover letter to Joanne Hellen - joanne@keilcentre.co.uk 

 

If you have any questions about the position, you can phone the office on 0131 229 6140 and speak to Janette Edmonds (Director).

 

 

Organisational Psychologist, Ergonomist or Human Factors Specialist (Australia)

To meet our Australian business growth, The Keil Centre is seeking to appoint a senior, experienced organisational psychologist, ergonomist or human factors specialist, with proven capability in applying their knowledge to improve health and safety. 

The role involves:

  • Assessing client needs
  • Project managing and delivering high quality solutions
  • Managing client relationships and developing future business
  • Working with colleagues to innovate, deliver projects, share expertise and develop new ideas for the business
  • Growing your own capabilities and supporting others in their development

The successful candidate will be given training and guidance in our service and product range, as well as encouragement to follow their own areas of interest and expertise.

We are flexible on your location: you may be based in any major city in Australia, noting that the majority of our current clients are based in Perth or Brisbane, and that travel to client sites is required fairly often.

The salary is competitive, based on experience, plus discretionary bonus.

For the right candidate there is also the opportunity to acquire equity in the business, and take a key role in its development and future direction. 

Selection Criteria:

  • Significant human factors expertise in at least one of our key service areas, e.g.
    • Human factors in product design and systems engineering
    • Control room design and engineering
    • Human performance and human reliability analysis
    • Human factors in incident investigation
    • Safety culture and leadership
    • Fatigue management
  • Experience in delivering evidence-based solutions and recommendations founded on strong psychological / ergonomic principles
  • Experience of a range of project types, including developing and delivering training courses
  • A demonstrable track record of client management, business development and commercial success
  • Ability to manage a range of projects at any one time, working in a highly-autonomous fashion, with support from colleagues elsewhere in Australia and UK
  • Membership of a relevant professional body, or working towards this
  • A willingness to travel across Australasia and occasionally worldwide
  • Experience of a range of industry sectors would be highly desirable

How to Apply

Please email your CV and a cover letter explaining how you meet our criteria to Angela Jeremic: angela@keilcentre.com.au 

 

Some of our clients include:

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