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Human Factors Lead

  • Location: Plymouth, PL1 4SG
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Defence
  • Contact: Joe McDermott
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Duration: Initial 12 months
  • Start Date: 2022-06-22
  • Expiry Date: 22 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 1041605

NRL are currently looking to recruit a Human Factors Lead to provide oversight and direction within Major Infrastructure Projects at Devonport Royal Dockyard. The role will be split between remote and site working (depending on project requirements) and will be on a contract basis – Inside IR35.


  • Provision of functional support and facilitate effective and efficient compliance by MIP projects with extant HF policy and arrangements.

  • Providing professional Human Factors advice, direction and support to managers, employees and contractors to ensure compliance with company legislation

  • Supporting the design and safety teams with review of documentation and support to the technical governance process.


  • Bachelors or Masters STEM Degree in Human Factors, Ergonomics or Applied Psychology.

  • A strong understanding on Human Factors policy, legislation and system engineering approaches.

  • Previous experience delivering HF management in the UK nuclear industry or complex infrastructure projects.

What’s In it for you?

  • Long term contract (Initial 12 months)

  • Negotiable rate

  • Remote / Hybrid working.

Why work with NRL?

NRL connect global engineering companies with the right people to bring their projects to life. As we progress your application our team of talented recruiters will be on hand to support you to secure your next role.

We welcome applications from every walk of life and are committed to driving diversity and inclusion within the industries we support. That’s why our Member Committed to Diversity status with the Association of Professional Staffing Companies is so important to us.

For temporary workers and contractors opting to work with us through our Pay as You Earn (PAYE) payroll service, we’re delighted to offer a wealth of benefits including access to virtual and telephone GP appointments 24/7, health and wellness resources, gym discounts and retail savings.