Principal Safety Approvals Specialist
Infrastructure Manager’s Safety Department
Recruitment Requirement for Principal Safety Approvals Specialist
Iarnród Éireann Infrastructure Manager’s (IM) Safety Department is looking for a Principal Safety Approvals Specialist to join our growing team.
Iarnród Éireann is embarking on an exciting phase of growth, with a programme of rail network expansion projects, under the National Development Plan. Such projects require approval to progress through project stages from the Infrastructure Manager’s (IM) Safety Approval Panel: the approvals body for changes to the Iarnród Éireann railway network infrastructure.
To support this period of railway development and expansion, IÉ Infrastructure Safety Department are looking to develop and expand their safety approvals team. This is an exciting opportunity to take on a senior role within an expanding team at a time of huge growth and investment in the railway network.
Reporting directly to the Safety Approvals Manager IM the successful candidate will provide support to the Safety Approval Panel in the fulfilment of its responsibilities. The role will perform independent assessment of applications to the Safety Approval Panel and provide expert opinion to the applicant and the safety approval panel on matters such as the compliance of the application with the requirements of Safety Management System standards and railway safety and interoperability legislation
- Degree in engineering or equivalent technical qualifications, with experience in engineering or safety assurance in the railway industry, or other high reliability industry
- Knowledge of and experience in applying EU and National railway, safety and interoperability legislation
- Knowledge and experience of Project Management is desirable
- Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work to strict timelines and strong delivery/execution focus
- Report writing skills
Key personal attributes which candidates will need to demonstrate include:
- Specialized work experience
- Problem solving and Judgement
- Excellent Interpersonal skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Good attention to detail
A competency-based interview will from part of the selection process. Candidates may be shortlisted on the basis of experience and/or application/CV.
To apply, submit your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on Wednesday 14th June 2023. If any applicants have special requirements, please advise when forwarding your application/CV.
At Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail we are committed to ensuring diversity and inclusion in all that we do. This starts with how we recruit people into our organisation. We ensure our attraction and selection processes are designed with equal opportunity at the forefront of our minds. It is important to us that all individuals feel welcome to join our organisation and we take great care to create an environment that ensures an even playing field for all.
In our hiring practices, we will strive to provide reasonable accommodation to all candidates where required and requested.
We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, ethnicity, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or disability.
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