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Opportunities in Human Factors

UK-based, Salary negotiable, permanent full time or part time, discretionary bonus, contributory pension, private healthcare, 25 days’ annual leave plus public holidays, opportunity to purchase shares in the business after a qualifying period.

The Keil Centre is experiencing a period of sustained business growth and we are now looking to expand our Human Factors team. We currently have a vacancy for a Principal level Human Factors Consultant.

This post would suit an experienced Human Factors consultant or professional looking to further develop their skills and professional opportunities as a Principal level Consultant. We would expect you to possess the following attributes:

In addition to the above attributes, this role also involves:

You will be trained in The Keil Centre’s award-winning product and service portfolio, whilst also pursuing your own professional interests.


Established in 1983, The Keil Centre is a privately-owned consultancy of Chartered Psychologists, Ergonomists and Clinical & Counselling Psychologists, with a Head Office in central Edinburgh and a branch in Australia. We work with household name clients across the world in both the public and private sector. We pride ourselves in the high standards of our work, our professional integrity, and our ability to work collaboratively with our clients. We were the first business in Scotland to be recognised at Platinum level by Investors in People, emphasising the friendly, fun, nurturing and inclusive nature of our culture. We continue to enjoy a strong demand for our products and services.

These include:

Please email your CV and cover letter indicating which position you are interested in to: - by Monday 5th September.

If you have any questions about the positions, or if you would like to discuss any aspect of this advertisement, you can phone the office on 0131 229 6140 to speak to Richard Scaife, Director and Head of the Human Factors Team.

BPW Principal Consultant role

Experienced Psychologist; experienced in 2 or more of the following areas:

You will be an experienced consultant and project manager, ideally Chartered with the BPS/ HCPC or equivalent.

What we offer:

Salary – negotiable, dependent on experience.

The role is based in Edinburgh and we are currently working hybridly. You need to be willing to travel and are likely to be working partly from home, partly from client sites and partly from our Edinburgh office.

Please email to apply or email if you would like more information on the post.

Our Approach

The Keil Centre aims to provide innovative, high-quality applied psychology and ergonomics solutions designed for business success.

We provide practical solutions based on sound research, deep professional knowledge, and our considerable business and management experience – not the latest fad or fashion. We have a range of established, award-winning products and we also offer bespoke solutions to meet specific organisational needs.

Since our establishment in 1983, we have set out to be a centre of excellence for all branches of psychology and related disciplines. We do this by employing experienced consultants, many of whom are experts in their chosen field with many years’ experience

We work with organisations in a very collaborative fashion, in many cases developing internal capability for our customers. We form long-standing relationships with our customers, filling the role of a trusted advisor to the top levels of their organisations.


The Keil Centre, its staff and its projects have been recognised as exceptional by many professional bodies. Find out more about our latest awards. View

Our Values

Our values represent the basis of how we operate and are demonstrated in both our work with clients and our internal operations.


We work as a collective that includes partnering with our clients, to design and implement optimal solutions. We encourage everyone, at all levels of the organisation, to personally contribute to delivering success.

People Focus

We use our knowledge and expertise to support people’s capability, health and safety. We develop strong and productive relationships with our clients. We support ongoing staff development and training that is aligned to business and personal need.

Professional Integrity

We develop innovative, practical and evidence-based solutions that deliver the outcomes our clients need. We are open, honest and responsible – identifying and addressing the real issues, offering reliable, independent and expert advice. We promote and develop internal client competence and independence, wherever it is practicable to do so.

Chartered Credentials


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