FRMS Development & Systems Safety Officer

Posted 9 March by Inspiring Search Featured

When it comes to innovation and achievement there are few organisations with a better track record. Join us and you’ll be able to play a big part in the success of our highly successful, fast-paced business that opens up Europe so people can exercise their get-up-and-go. With over 250 aircraft flying over 700 routes to more than 30 countries, we’re the UK’s largest airline, the fourth largest in Europe and the tenth largest in the world. Flying over 80 million passengers a year, we employ over 10,000 people. Its big-scale stuff and we’re still growing.


The FRMS Development & Systems Safety Officer (FDSSO) reports to the Head of FRMS, working as part of the FRMS Development & Systems team, within the Safety, Security & Compliance Group. The FDSSO assists in the development of the entire Fatigue Risk Management System, takes part in the design, build analysis and administration for APEX (Alertness and Performance Examination research), and undertakes analysis and design of roster metrics, predictive models, and evaluation of scientific research for incorporation into FRMS risk assessments.

The FDSSO is passionate about technological advancements and safety. They support the easyJet model by facilitating the company’s business and commercial goals within an appropriately risk controlled environment - remaining true to the company pillar that safety is our number one priority.


> Assisting with the development of new and innovative internal FRMS training.

> Assist with the development of the FRAM (Fatigue Risk Assessment Model) and encourage further advancements in bio mathematical modelling.

> Design and structure FRMS analysis when requested by members of the FRMS team.

> Work with the FRMS Development & Systems Executive with the design, analysis and administration of APEX to include: basic study principals, roster design, participant screening and recruitment, participant briefings, creation and analysis of workbooks and sleep diaries.

> Actively analyse FRMS data to assist in reduction of fatigue related risk within the airline, look for trends and assess new analysis techniques.

> Constantly look for ways in which to improve FRMS process and streamline all FRMS activities.

> Liaise closely with FRMS Safety, Assurance & Liaison Officers on FRMS identified risk areas and formulating strategies for process change where appropriate.

> Have the competency to perform both FTL & FRMS training where tasked by the FRMS leadership team.

> Ability to stand in for FRMS Safety or Assurance officers during times of exceptionally high workload.

> Attending the FRMS Safety Action Group and presenting analyses and updates on FRMS research as necessary.

> Deputise for FRMS Development & Systems Executive at stakeholder meetings when required.

> Assist in the maintenance and development of external relationships with partner organisations and institutions.


> Ownership and Delivery. Has a clear focus to deliver results, working to targets, reviewing progress and adapting their plans accordingly, motivating themselves/the team to achieve.

> Customer and Shareholder Value. Understands who their customers are and seeks to exceed their needs, focussing on the importance of safety for both customers and employees.

> Business Performance. Understands business and external environment, is cost conscious and understands the longer term perspective and implications of decisions.

> Innovation and Change. Is open to new ways of doing things and questions existing approaches, views change as an opportunity, comfortable working in a dynamic and ambiguous environment.

> Building Relationships. Expresses ideas confidently and clearly, builds positive and constructive relationships with others, gets to know colleagues within their own team and supports them to ensure team goals are achieved.

> Developing talent. Looks at new challenges as an opportunity to learn, takes ownership for own development and is aware of their strengths and weaknesses, looks for feedback from others about own performance.

> Inspirational leadership. Has the ability to influence, inspire, lead and direct others, can work autonomously as well as in a team.


  • At least three years in an aviation or similarly relevant risk controlled environment.
  • Fundamental knowledge of the interaction between operational safety and wider business needs.
  • Experienced at performing numerical/statistical analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply knowledge
  • Exceptional IT skills including expert knowledge in Excel, Word & PowerPoint.
  • SQL knowledge very desirable
  • A keen interest in fatigue research and fatigue risk management.
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative.
  • Appreciation of bio mathematical fatigue models.
  • Ability to influence at all levels of the organisation.
  • Capability to think 'outside the box’ to come up with positive solutions


> Competitive base salary

> Up to 20% bonus

> 25 days holiday

> BAYE, SAYE & Performance share schemes

> 5% pension

> Life Assurance

> Flexible benefits package

> Excellent staff travel benefits


This full-time role will be based in LUTON and will be 40 hours per week.

Required skills

  • Aviation
  • Operational Risk
  • SQL
  • Statistical Analysis Tools
  • IT skills

Application questions

Do you have at least three years in an aviation or similarly relevant risk controlled environment.?
• Are you Experienced at performing numerical/statistical analysis.?

Reference: 34646123

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