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Graduate Consultant - Risk Management Division

RPS has been a leading provider of specialist safety and risk consultancy services to the UK nuclear sector (civil and defence) for over 30 years. Our principal area of expertise is in support of nuclear safety case development and preparation. We support the whole plant or project lifecycle from design and construction, through operations and decommissioning.

As Graduate Consultant located within the Warrington office, you work alongside the technical team and support in the delivery of major accident hazard safety assessment in several sectors including Nuclear, Oil and Gas, Chemical, Pharmaceutical and manufacturing. Over time providing you with the opportunity to build lasting relationship and frameworks with clients.

All successful candidates will have to complete SC level security clearance.

Main responsibilities
• To perform consequence and risk modelling
• Participating in hazard study workshops including: HAZOP/HAZID/ALARP/LOPA/FMEA
• Support development of risk assessment tools
• Business and service development support
• Working across multiple projects at any one time, ensuring work is completed on budget and to the client’s satisfaction

Skills & Qualifications required
• Degree held within a STEM* subject
• Excellent numeracy, reporting/essay writing, attention to detail and time management skills
• Self-motivated team player with good people skills
• Enthusiastic and looking to learn new skills
• Competent user of the complete Microsoft office package and general IT Excel
• Not essential but desirable – Any understanding of UK safety regulations and supporting assessment techniques. Any relevant work experiences
• Flexibility and willingness to travel within the role

*STEM – Science, technology, engineering & mathematics. Examples aligned with RPS biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemistry, mathematics, physics, statistics
What we offer you
We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 24 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships and commitment to on-going CPD.

About RPS Group
RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.