Principal Safety and Risk Consultant

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Technical Safety
Additional Work Location
Position Type
Staff / Permanent
Additional Work Locations
GB-Avon-Bristol | GB-Berkshire-Reading | GB-London | GB-Cheshire-Birchwood | GB-Warwickshire-Leamington Spa
Market / Sector (Candidate Portal Searching)

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and motivated Principal Safety and Risk Consultant, with an expertise in applying this to major hazards and safety,  including COMAH to join the team in one of the following offices: Birchwood, Bristol, Leamington, Reading or London.

Joining Wood’s successful process safety and major hazard risk team, high quality delivery, innovation, relationships and winning new business will be important to you.

Key Responsibilities

• Delivering and leading high quality projects to clients across several industry sectors, including oil, gas, chemical and major infrastructure sectors
• Proven expertise in major hazards, safety risk assessment, process safety consultancy and COMAH
• Managing client relationships and winning work
• Technical innovation and delivery
• Managing projects and mentoring junior team members
• Networking with other group companies

Skills / Qualifications



• A relevant engineering, science or technology related degree (or equivalent) is essential


Essential experience will include:
 • A successful consultancy track record in major hazards safety and risk consultancy, working with operators, design engineering and regulatory clients.
• A technical expertise in major hazards, process safety, major hazards regulation (including COMAH Safety Report studies and preparation) and several of the following areas:  Quantitative assessment,  safety and environmental major hazards management, facilitation (including HAZOP, LOPA and HAZID/ENVID), reliability assessment, detailed consequence analysis, supporting major hazard safety studies and major accident and disasters for EIA purposes.
• Working in multi-skilled teams, project management, project delivery, business development and writing successful proposals.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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