Risk Manager

Location Leeds
Discipline: Risk Management & Project Controls
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Contact name: Niamh Finnegan

Contact email: niamhfinnegan@aldwychconsulting.com
Job ref: BBBH1872_1715763172
Published: 13 days ago

Are you an ambitious and talented Risk Manager? Does working for a progressive and prestigious consultancy based in Leeds sound exciting for you? Do you have experience in implementing Risk Management on major complex infrastructure projects? If so, please keep reading!

This impressive and inclusive consultancy will make you feel valued by offering supportive training and great progression opportunities, and ensure you have good work life balance with flexible hybrid working. The Risk Manager will have the chance to work on a national portfolio of major infrastructure projects with values between £20m+ and £20+bn and will also deal with a range of high-profile clients across a diverse number of sectors.

Risk Manager Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the successful delivery of risk management services in a consistent, professional manner with the aim of exceeding client expectations.

  • Implement effective risk management activities to actively reduce risk exposure and uncertainty on projects & programmes.

  • Support development and implementation of risk management approaches/systems for clients, incorporating best practice and procedures.

  • Facilitate workshops and engage with project teams to ensure the effective implementation of risk management.

  • Carry out risk analyses using industry recognised software / databases.

  • Produce risk reports summarising outputs to suit needs of the project / programme.

  • Support the development of new risk management processes, procedures and tools as part of continuous improvement and innovation.

  • Support our win work activities with the preparation of bids and proposals to secure new commissions.

  • Support with business development, client engagement and other profile-raising activities to promote our risk management services.

Risk Manager Requirements:

  • A recognised diploma or degree or be qualified by experience with a qualification in risk management

  • Experience of working on major infrastructure projects in at least one of the following sub-sectors: rail, energy, highways, aviation, industry and utility sectors

  • Demonstrate competency with implementing Risk Management processes aligned with ISO31000/ Institute of Risk Management / Association of Project Management methodologies including but not limited to:

  • Initiating, developing and implementing risk management processes

  • Facilitating workshops as part of the overall delivery of the risk process

  • Conducting risk reviews applying qualitative scoring of risks

  • Undertaking Quantitative Risk Analysis techniques

  • Producing appropriate risk management reports to inform decision making

  • Awareness of industry risk management tools such as: ARM, Xactium, Primavera Risk Analysis, SafranRisk, @Risk, RiskPredict!

  • An understanding of the Value Management process and how it is applied on projects

  • An understanding of how risk management integrates with other Project Management and Project Controls disciplines including cost estimating, project planning and contract administration.

  • A confident and professional manner, coupled with excellent communication skills, with clients and colleagues alike, to ensure clarity in all situations and to effectively influence.

  • An analytical thinker, you'll also be able to show initiative and examples of creativity.

  • Self-motivated and able to work well on your own initiative.

  • Highly organised and able to prioritise.

  • Ability to collaborate and build relationships across the wider teams.

  • Ability to work well under pressure and proven ability to deliver to deadlines.

Aldwych Consulting values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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