Junior Risk & CFD Consultant

Location UK-London
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Business Area
Energy Systems
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Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee
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Local Unit & Position Description

Safety Integrity UK is seeking a talented Risk & Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Consultant with a proven ability to tackle complex technical challenges, to join a fast-paced technical safety consultancy at the cutting edge of risk analysis techniques. This a great opportunity to be part of a team that is a trusted voice to tackle global transformations such as the decarbonisation of energy networks. In particular, we are currently very active in the safe transmission, distribution and application of hydrogen as a source of energy.


Safety Integrity UK is a single department of approximately 100 people. The Safety Integrity department consists of several Sections spread across different locations (London, Loughborough, Aberdeen, Manchester). Safety Integrity provide a wide range of safety engineering, asset integrity and risk management services to the energy industry, using a comprehensive range of tools for consequence modelling and risk analysis. 


This role sits within Safety Integrity and will be based in London, but there will also be a requirement to travel in the UK and occasionally overseas for client-related work. The Safety & CFD Consultant reports to a Head of Section and has responsibility for project management and delivery of projects under the guidance of the senior members of the team. The role includes customer interaction to discuss project schedule/ delivery, technical issues and solutions.


Key responsibilities:

  • With the guidance of experienced personnel as appropriate, project manage and work on projects to deliver solutions to customers to the satisfaction of the Manager/ Project Sponsor, i.e. within the required timeframe, cost and quality standards while delivering the planned profit for DNV GL.
  • Apply consequence and risk assessment tools and techniques as appropriate (e.g. HAZID, QRA, Consequence Analysis, CFD and other formal safety studies), safety case development, demonstration that risks are ALARP and other areas required by the client’s need to comply with legislation.
  • Support production of full close out reports to clients (identifying where possible further business opportunities for DNV GL).
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders; support efforts to win external work and manage bids on new projects.
  • Actively seek to improve delivery processes through innovation.
  • Develop experience and expertise across project and team activities; provide professional support and guidance to less experienced personnel.
  • Take personal responsibility for self-development. In conjunction with the line manager, prepare a development plan which reflects agreed areas of required personal / technical development.
  • Operate within formal QA standards and project procedures.
  • Work within the guidelines of agreed Health and Safety requirements for the business.
  • Carry out other reasonable duties/tasks as required, to deliver and meet the objectives of the Safety Risk business.

Position Qualifications

To qualify, the successful candidate needs to have:

  • Degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics or Mathematics (minimum 2:1).
  • Proven relevant industrial experience will be considered a plus.
  • Excellent numerical and strong analytical skills - able to analyse and understand complex solutions and ideas.
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) experience, with the use of the FLACS software a bonus. Some knowledge of fires, explosions and gas behaviours.
  • Enthusiasm for programming. The use of Python would be a bonus.

Additional valuable qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal communications skills – ability to communicate with all levels in an organisation as well as external customers and manage projects effectively.
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
  • Good grasp of risk and probabilities’ concepts.
  • When required, a willingness to work out of different offices in the UK to rapidly expand skills and company service knowledge.
  • Willingness to operate and excel in a “Doer – Seller” model.


Our offer


There are plenty of opportunities for personal growth through our 70-20-10 philosophy (70% learning on the job, 20% coaching and 10% training) and an individual career development plan.


The position is rewarded appropriately, including benefits such as:

  • A permanent contract.
  • Lifestyle benefits (26 days of annual leave + opportunity for up to 10 days unpaid leave, sabbatical leave, flexible working options).
  • A mentoring scheme and access to industry experts from whom you can receive training and support.
  • Wellbeing benefits (inc. Private Medical and Dental Insurance, Medical check-ups, Gym allowance and free fruit) as well as plenty of initiatives related to physical and mental wellbeing such as Yoga lessons, charity events, etc.
  • Travel benefits (inc. Season Ticket Loan Cycle to Work Scheme).
  • Life assurance and employer-matched pension contributions (employer contribution - up to 9%).
  • Re-imbursement of relevant Professional Membership Fees (up to £500).
  • and many, many more!


If you feel that this is the place for you, apply!


* Please note we may close this position earlier in case of finding successful candidates.

Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. Operating in more than 100 countries, our professionals are dedicated to helping customers in the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables and other industries to make the world safer, smarter and greener.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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