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Senior Risk and Safety Intelligence Analyst
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Recruiter: RSSB
Listed on: 8th July
Location: London
Salary/Rate: Competitive
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 2019-1153
Contact Name: Matthew Hunt

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Senior Risk and Safety Intelligence Analyst

RSSB is an expert body that helps the rail industry collaborate to continuously improve to deliver a better, safer railway.
Our membership includes infrastructure companies, train and freight operators, rolling stock owners and suppliers. We support the railway in the areas of safety, standards, knowledge, research and a wide range of cross-industry schemes.
You will work within RSSB's Risk & Safety Intelligence Department, which provides our members with the information, tools and support they need to help them:

Understand health and safety risk
Take effective health and safety related decisions
Learn from accidents and incidents.


As a Senior Risk & Safety Intelligence Analyst, you will proactively build on your existing skills, knowledge and experience to carry out a range of tasks such as the following:

Assist and lead on monitoring and promoting understanding of railway-wide safety risk using:

Data from the industry's Safety Management Intelligence System (SMIS).
Information generated by control logging systems, accident investigations, close call systems, audits and inspections, operational data feeds and research reports.

Identify significant safety insights, including new or uncontrolled hazards, by analysing accident and incident reports, data and other safety intelligence.
Assist and lead on the production of regular and ad hoc reports summarising the position on railway risk and safety performance. Input to special topic risk reports for our members and other key stakeholders.
Assist and lead on developing, maintaining, promoting and providing user support for the Department's risk tools and its other member-focussed products and services.
Assist and lead on the development and maintenance of sections of the Safety Risk Model through which safety risk can be assessed, tracked and forecast. Analyse railway-wide safety risk and assist in ensuring that parties inside RSSB and the Railway Group are aware of the risk profile and the major risk contributors.
Advise on, support and lead on risk assessments as required by the Head of Risk and Safety Intelligence, including to support changes to Railway Group Standards.
Manage the technical aspects of risk assessments and cost benefits analysis as required. This may include scoping out of work for internal and external clients to develop methodologies and approaches appropriate to their particular problem as well as undertaking the resulting work.

You will be responsible for defining and managing your work and potentially have line management responsibility for a small team of Risk & Safety Intelligence Analysts or Graduate Analysts. You will proactively keep your line manager and relevant project managers appraised of issues relating to team performance and project progress.


Skills, Knowledge & Experience

Experience in a similar technical role and a good analysts's toolset built on numeracy and attention to detail.
A degree or equivalent experience in a relevant discipline.
Knowledge of data extraction, manipulation and visualisation tools and techniques, such as SQL and relevant programming languages, and familiarity with MS Office.
Knowledge or interest in safety management or the management and operation of the railway would also be a strong advantage.

In return RSSB offer excellent benefits including:

Annual performance related bonus
30 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
Generous defined contribution pension scheme
Private Health and dental care plans
Travel Subsidy

The closing date for this position is Sunday 28 July at 23:59 however, it would be advised to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment as applications will be reviewed when received and interviews may take place before the closing date
Applications that do not include a cover letter will not be considered