Human Factors Consultant – Graduate

Why work for IHF?

People join us because they want to work on a variety of challenging projects as part of a fun and supportive team. Those who join us are looking for training and support whilst they get hands on with clients. We empower our people to be the professional individuals they want to be, working on projects they feel proud of, at the forefront of human factors.

Whilst we’re a small team, we’re growing quickly and our team members know why. Our human factors services are industry leading, from regulatory compliance to safety critical task analyses, we’re consistently scored highly by clients. We’re also looking to modernise the industry, with a suite of softwares which our in-house experts use alongside our clients.

We develop individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. We have a technical pathway which you will follow alongside day-to-day tasks. You’ll be expected to attend conferences, support our senior consultants in client meetings and on occasion present to industry peers.

Who are we?

IHF is one the UK’s leading human factors consultancies. With an experienced team of in-house experts and a suite of award-winning online tools, we’re well positioned to capitalise on increasing demand for human factors support. We are first in class for sectors such as Oil and Gas, and COMAH, but we’re also looking to the future, as other sectors, like banking and biotech embrace the benefits of human factors.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll be working on a number of client projects requiring the application of human factors principles. You will be in regular communication with the team and will be expected to take the initiative in areas you’re confident in and request support in the areas you’re not.

Alongside project work, you will follow IHF’s technical pathway towards Chartered status. This is a training programme which will equip you with required qualifications and confidence to deliver human factors to the highest level.

You will possess most of the following key skills:

  • BSc in Human Factors Engineering, Engineering Psychology, Usability, Ergonomics or a related field
  • Understanding of human error prediction techniques
  • Knowledge of human factors assessments
  • Experience with producing high quality human factor reports as part of your studies
  • Experience in presenting HF recommendations to others

What we can offer you

  • Competitive salary
  • A mix of office & remote working (optional)
  • The chance to work on memorable projects as part of an experienced and creatively talented team
  • The opportunity to achieve your own career goals, whether this be practical training or opportunities to attend and speak at conferences.
  • A healthy work-life balance

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