Risk Manager

Job Title: Risk Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - South East England, London
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000
REF: 120912
Contact Name: Rayner Mason
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago
If you're an experienced Risk Analyst and ambitious to achieve your career potential, read on.

We are seeking to locate a career Risk Manager to join a Global Design Consultancy, supporting the various teams in London and the on-going projects within their sector. It is intended that the role will offer the opportunity to progress your career as your experience grows.



Overview of Role:


The Risk Management team work on major multi-billion pound Projects, Programmes and Portfolios of works, working with industry leading clients on world class projects.  


The Main purpose of the role is to:

  • Deliver risk management activities to identify, evaluate, mitigate and report on threats and opportunities within capital projects within Water, Power, Rail, Aviation and other sectors. 
  • Deliver service excellence in the delivery of risk management to clients.
  • Demonstrate effectiveness of the risk management process and integrate with other project management and control disciplines. 
  • Provide support to the Service Capability Leader for Risk Management in development of risk management service capability.


Your Day-to-Day:


·         Delivery of risk management services to clients as part of capital project delivery 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.


Requirements for role:


·         Degree educated with 3+ years risk management experience including evidence of delivery of major programmes.

·         Experience in the construction or infrastructure sectors.

·         Extensive experience in the application of Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA) 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!.

·         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 consulting behaviours.




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

·         Risk Management qualification, for example, Masters degree or IRM International Certificate.

·         An understanding of planning techniques and tools, including P6 and Microsoft Project.

·         Awareness of Value Management processes and techniques.

·         Experience delivering risk management at Programme or Strategic levels.

·         Experience of working in a client environment.

·         Experience in application of a variety of contract forms.

·         Experience in working for a large consultancy business




Our client offers a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career.


On offer is:



Highly competitive salary

Annual holiday allowance, plus the option to buy and sell

One of the best contributory pensions in the industry, Pension matched to 8%

Interest-free Season Ticket Loan

Flexible Benefits Allowance, with the option of spending this on:


Private healthcare

Cycle to work scheme

Childcare vouchers



Annual Professional Subscription Paid

Life Assurance

Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave 

Long Term Service Awards 

Discretionary Bonus