Risk Manager

Risk Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Building, Construction & Infrastructure, Rail

  • Job type:


  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Sarah McGovern

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8994

  • Job ref:

    Risk Manager

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months.

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    As soon as possible.

One of our leading clients is looking for a Risk Manager to join their team in York.

You will be working on a large scale Rail project from their offices - Rail or large scale infrastructure experience is highly desirable for this position.

Your Day-to-Day:

• Delivery of risk management services to clients in compliance with client governance, processes and objectives. 
• Facilitation of workshops in a client environment, using advanced methods for risk, value and lessons learnt processes. 
• Undertaking day-to-day risk management activities including identification, prioritisation, register management, action planning and monitoring.
• Production of periodic risk reporting including profiled risk expenditure, impacted risk / drawdown and risk exposure changes.
• Developing and undertaking advanced Quantitative Risk Analysis including Cost, Schedule and integrated Cost and Schedule analyses, to enable robust forecasting and tracking of risk exposure.
• Use knowledge and experience to ensure identification and management of all significant risks to achievement of project objectives.
• Development and implementation of project risk management plans.
• Delivery of discrete risk interventions and embedded risk management services.
• Demonstrating the delivery of value and reduction of risk exposure through active mitigation of threats and maximisation of opportunities. 
• Act as an ambassador for risk management, coaching others in the requirements, processes and benefits of risk management.
Essential Experience:

• Degree educated with significant risk management experience, including evidence of delivery of major programmes within the Infrastructure sector, specifically Rail.
• Member of or working towards relevant professional certification, such as APM Risk Certificate, IRM Certificate
• Experience in the application of Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA) techniques and tools, for example; @Risk and Primavera Risk Analysis (previously Pertmaster), including the analysis of complex logic-linked cost-loaded schedules.  
• Knowledge of Enterprise Risk Management tools, for example; Active Risk Manager (ARM), Predict!. 
• Proven experience in the delivery of risk throughout the project lifecycle including support of investment decisions and delivery/implementation phases.  
• Understanding of construction contracts and the relationship between risk management and controls/management functions including: project management, change control, planning & scheduling, cost & commercial management and reporting.
• Evidence of previous experience in definition and delivery of risk management plans within projects.  
• Strong communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills.
• Collaborative working style and consulting behaviours.
• A logical approach and ability to think through complex issues to co-ordinate multi-faceted aspects of projects
• Self-motivated and proactive, with the ability to work independently
• Membership of a professional body (e.g. APM, IRM)
• Risk Management qualification, for example IRM International Certificate, APM Risk Certificate, or Axelos M_o_R
• An understanding of planning techniques and tools, including P6 and Microsoft Project.
• Awareness of Value Management processes and techniques.
• Experience delivering risk management at Programme or Strategic levels.
• Experience of working in a client environment.
• Experience in application of a variety of contract forms.
• Experience in working for a large consultancy business

Should this position be of interest, please apply direct and I will come back to you in due course. 

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