Ordnance, Munitions & Explosives (OME) Safety Manager - Bristol

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    Bristol, Bristol

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    £Neg - Inside IR35

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We are currently recruiting for an SC or DV cleared Ordnance, Munitions & Explosives (OME) Safety Manager to lead on the safety aspects of a programme and to be responsible for the delivery and maintenance of safety artefacts. The role is offered as a contract initially until the end of March 2025 with scope to be extended further. The role offers a hybrid working arrangement mix between working from home and being onsite in Bristol.


The Safety Manager will be required to:

  • Deliver against the overarching programme and established safety management plan.
  • Evolve and advise the safety programme to de-risk delivery and capitalise on opportunities.
  • Work for assigned delivery teams to produce safety and environmental artefacts to time and quality requirements
  • The Safety Manager shall advise the team to ensure the programme will deliver artefacts to demonstrate that policy, legislation and defence regulation have been met and that assets are demonstrably safe.
  • The Safety Manager shall be the team focal point. As a result, will be required to represent the team at required safety engagements, including regulatory interface, and have the ability to brief up and down.
  • The Safety Manager will be responsible for the day to day activity, delivering against agreed activity and tasks.



  • Weapons safety management
  • Experienced in OME Safety
  • Practitioner level experience of safety management systems and processes (POSMS).
  • Practitioner level experience of leading safety management tasks.
  • Practitioner level experience (Plan creation and update) of:
    • Safety and Environmental Management Plans.
    • Safety Case / A Safety Case Report.
    • Hazard Logs
    • Hazard identification and assessment.
    • Operation of safety review meetings.


  • Working with Weapons Operating Centre (WOC)
  • Working with Defence General Munitions (DGM)
  • Environmental management (POEMS).
  • eCassandra.
  • Fault and Event Tree (FTA / ETA).
  • BowTie assessment.
  • Safety arguments (CAE / GSN).
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation, regulation and standards and defence policy.
  • Hermes.
  • Resolve.
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