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Senior Risk Manager (Highways Projects )- London

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    London, England

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    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

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    Anab Abdillahi

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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Senior Risk Manager Highways Projects

Our client are seeking a Senior Risk Manager to support their Highways team who are leading on the design & delivery of the high profile Lower Thames Crossing project. It is intended that the role will offer the opportunity to progress your career as your experience grows.

About the role

Our clients Risk Management team, work with industry-leading clients on major multi-billion pound projects, programmes and portfolios of work, providing support and technical information relevant to the service requirements. In collaboration with the wider Programme and Project Controls community, our service excellence is supported by internal knowledge communities and collaboration tools to capture and share best practice. We are looking for self-starting and motivated analysts to join our high performing team of risk and value analysts, managers and consultants.

The main purpose of the role is to:

  • Demonstrate effectiveness of the risk management process and integrate with other project management and control disciplines.

  • Manage and deliver project or programme controls work by delivering risk management activities to identify, evaluate, mitigate and report on threats and opportunities to our clients within capital projects, whilst meeting defined objectives within time and cost parameters

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.


Degree educated with proven risk management experience, including evidence of delivery of major programmes ideally within the Highways / Infrastructure sectors

  • Working towards relevant professional certification, such as APM Risk Certificate, IRM Certificate

  • Experience in the construction or infrastructure sectors.

  • (previously Pertmaster), including the analysis of complex logic-linked cost-loaded schedules. @Risk and Primavera Risk AnalysisExperience in the application of Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA) techniques and tools, for example:

  • Experience using Enterprise Risk Management tools, for example, Active Risk Manager (ARM), Predict!.

  • 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.


  • 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.

  • Prior experience of delivering Risk Management at Programme or Strategic levels.

  • Experience in application of a variety of contract forms.