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Risk Manager

Employer
Charlton Recruitment
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
28 Jan 2022

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Risk Manager is required to work on the New High-Speed Rail project in the UK this is a multi-billion-pound high-speed railway to directly link the city centres of: London, Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester.

This role is responsible for supporting management of strategic enterprise risk, developing risk management policies, processes and standards, and ensuring these are effectively executed across the organisation. The role will also support development and delivery areas by developing an integrated view of risk across the programme, identifying trends and developing risk management and mitigation strategies.

Working within the PMO Team on the project which forms part of the Chief Finance Officers (CFO) Directorate and is responsible for cost management, estimating, risk management, schedule, performance & project management capability.

The Risk Manager will have:

* Experience of programme or project risk management within a large-scale organisation. (Looking for infrastructure Risk Management experience, NOT financial risk)

* IRM or APM qualified

* Ability to undertake both qualitative and quantitative risk analysis

* Knowledge of Project controls processes, particularly major projects or programmes.

Working Situation - Hybrid
Role is office based from London Euston or Snowhill, Birmingham coupled with Hybrid working - expectation is to work 5 days a fortnight from the office and the rest of the time at home once Omicron has passed (currently working from home).

Salary - Birmingham £50k - 55,000 + Pen (6:12) + Health + 25 hols

London (Euston) £55k - 60,000 + Pen (6:12) + Health + 25 hols

Duties & Responsibilities

* To be accountable for supporting the development of an integrated view of risk across the programme.

* To be responsible for providing guidance in risk management and mitigation to teams across the programme.

* To be responsible for supporting the development and delivery of risk management and mitigation policies, processes and standards, leveraging industry best practice and driving continuous improvement.

* To be accountable for ensuring that risk management policies and processes are applied consistently and effectively across the programme and across the programme lifecycle.

* To be responsible for supporting the joint evaluation of risks by Project Controls and the supply chain to establish a thorough risk profile and a basis for risk sharing and incentives.

* To be accountable for supporting HS2's periodic performance and risk reporting, ensuring leaders have the information needed to make informed risk management, risk sharing and contingency management decisions.

* To be responsible for providing advice on risk management to development and delivery areas across the organisation.

* To be accountable for supporting and guiding other teams in relation to the use and understanding of risk management data To be responsible for providing functional line management, performance management and objective setting support to direct reports.

* To be accountable for supporting the development and implementation of Quantitative Risk Assessments (QRA) policies, processes and standards.

* To be accountable for quantitatively analysing the risk exposure of

* threats, opportunities and issues that could affect the HS2 Programme objectives, making use of HS2 and industry standard risk management tooling and systems.

* To be accountable for statistically modelling identified risks in quantitative terms of cost, time and other categories of risk as appropriate, ensuring that HS2 Programme quantitative risk models are robust and auditable.

* To be responsible for providing reliable assessment of the overall HS2 Programme risk exposure to inform the financial forecasts produced within Finance.

* To be responsible for working with Risk Managers, Planners, Cost Managers and Project Controls Managers to deliver cost and schedule risk assessments, ensuring leaders have the information required to make informed delivery trade off decisions.

* To be accountable for producing scenarios for risk exposure over time and analyse these relative to the contingency provisions in the HS2 Investment Model.

Required Criteria

Experience of programme or project risk management within a large-scale organisation. (Looking for infrastructure Risk Management experience, NOT financial risk)

IRM or APM qualified

Ability to undertake both qualitative and quantitative risk analysis

Knowledge of Project controls processes, particularly major projects or programmes.

Skills:

* Ability to undertake qualitative and quantitative risk analyses in support of business decision making.

* Ability to build cost, schedule and risk models in a number of applications, appropriate to maturity of projects and programmes.

* Ability to communicate risk concepts and information in a way that is easily understood by colleagues and stakeholders.

* Ability to develop, with aid of subject matter experts where appropriate, and implement appropriate risk management actions for identified risks across projects.

* Communication and Influencing Skills - ability to produce clear, persuasive written and verbal communications which engage and influence colleagues and external stakeholders at a range of levels.

Knowledge:

* Knowledge of project and programme risk management.

* Knowledge of current project management and project control processes, particularly major projects and programmes.

Type of experience:

* Experience of project/programme risk management role within large scale, complex project.

* Recognised Risk Management qualification such as the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) or the Association of Project Management (APM)
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