Risk Manager

Selective Recruitment Solutions Ltd
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client a large worldwide consultancy are seeking Risk Managers to support the various teams located in Birmingham for the successful delivery of projects within various sectors. This role will offer the opportunity to progress your career as your experience grows. The team are involved in some of the UK's most complex and stimulating projects that are diverse and technically demanding. They have an enviable reputation in the delivery of high profile schemes, partnering their clients in the Water, Power, Rail, Aviation, Highways, Environmental, Nuclear, Pharmaceutical and Energy sectors delivering their most important projects. The team work on major multi-billion pound projects

There is salary on offer up to £58K + an excellent benefits package.


*Implement risk management processes and deliver activities to identify, evaluate, mitigate and report on threats and opportunities in connection with the programme.
*Deliver service excellence in risk management and developing a high performing team.
*Demonstrate effectiveness of the risk management process and integrate with programme controls.
*Support leadership of the risk management agenda, including support to the Service Capability Leader for Risk Management in development of risk management service capability, growing and developing the team.
*Develop and implement excellence in risk management across client portfolios & programmes ensuring compliance with programme and client governance, processes and objectives.
*Apply a strategic approach to risk management from portfolio to project level, demonstrating reduction in client exposure to risk through active mitigation of threat and maximisation of opportunity.
*Work effectively with internal and external client teams in delivery of risk management services.
*Integrate risk management with programme controls functions including change control, progress reporting, schedule management and baseline control, cost and commercial management and document management.
*Deliver high quality risk analysis modelling services to enable robust risk provisions to be set for projects and programmes, using technical capability to increase client's certainty of outcomes and to optimise client delivery programmes.
*Produce risk periodic performance reports and profiled risk expenditure and track / optimise risk budgets based on anticipated expiry of risk.
*Delivery of training, mentoring and coaching to risk managers and others to develop risk management skill-set (requirements, processes and benefits of risk management). Demonstrate strong team-building acumen.


*Degree educated with risk management experience including evidence of embedding & delivering risk management on major programmes and portfolios.
*A self-starter and leader with significant experience in the application of quantitative risk analysis (QRA) techniques and tools.
*Experience of using QRA tools such as ARM, @Risk, Primavera Risk Analysis (previously 'Pertmaster') and Acumen Risk. Prior experience in the integration of cost and schedule risk modelling to produce confidence levels for costs and completion dates in support of investment decisions and in relation to the management of major programmes.
*Evidence of ability to work effectively in a programme management environment together with demonstrable understanding of programme management approach and controls techniques.
*Robust understanding of construction contracts and the relationship between risk management and contract administration / change control / baseline management / monitoring and reporting / budgeting & governance / planning & scheduling / document management / cost & commercial management / project & programme management.
*Evidence of ability to integrate value management process with risk management process and appreciation of Benefits and Requirement Management and the implications for the Value Engineering and Risk Management processes.
*Evidence of previous experience in defining and implementing risk management strategy within major client organisations and specifically at programme level.
*Appreciation of significant issues facing major programmes.
*Demonstrable experience in the leadership, management and development of teams and able to articulate approach for motivation of teams in support of the risk management process.
*Evidence of and ability to articulate collaborative working style and consulting behaviours.
*Ideally membership of a professional body (e.g. APM, IRM)