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AECOM Senior Risk Manager in Manchester, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Greater London, London - UK

Job Summary

AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm who provide cost and project management and consultancy services to public and private sector clients around the world.

With nearly 100,000 employees — including Cost Engineers, Contract Administrators, Planners and Project Managers — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world. We are a leader in all of the key markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. We provide a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’.

Our London Business unit continues to grow, with a specific growth demand within the Infrastructure sector (Airports, Rail, Power, Highways, Environment, Ports & Marine and Nuclear) where we have successfully secured positions with many high profile clients and some key local projects and programs in the industry.

As a direct result of this growth, we are currently seeking a full time Risk Manager to support in our business growth.

Promote, set up and implement a risk management system, making it appropriate to the needs of the project through the project lifecycle.

  • Experience in the construction or infrastructure sectors.

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

  • Experience using Enterprise Risk Management tools, for example, Active Risk Manager (ARM), Predict! and Oracle PPM (P6R).

Strong in Business Development and Sales for Risk Management:

  • Ensure that resources are made available to maintain efficient and timely capture and treatment of risks and opportunities.

  • Delivery of risk management services to the client’s Development department as part of capital project delivery in compliance with client’s governance, processes and objectives.

  • Development and implementation of project risk management plans.

  • Delivery of discrete risk interventions and imbedded risk management services, as part of the Development team.

  • Delivery of value and reduction of risk exposure through active mitigation of threats and maximisation of opportunities.

  • Facilitation of workshops in the client’s 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.

  • Act as an ambassador for risk management, coaching others in the requirements, processes and benefits of risk management

Minimum Requirements

  • 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 behaviours

Preferred Qualifications

  • Membership of a professional body (e.g. APM, IRM)

  • Risk Management qualification, for example Master’s Degree or IRM International Certificate.

  • In depth understanding of planning techniques and tools, including P6 and Microsoft Project.

  • Experience delivering risk management at Programme or Strategic level.

  • Experience of working in a client environment.

  • Experience in application of a variety of contract

  • Degree educated with risk management experience including evidence of delivery of major projects and / or programmes.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 220259BR

Additional Locations UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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