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Associate / Regional Director - Risk Management (Infrastructure)

  1. Project, programme & cost management
  2. United Kingdom
R-116159

Join us on some of the most exciting and prestigious construction challenges around the globe. As part of a friendly, collaborative team, you'll be valued equally – and together, we'll deliver excellence for people and the environment. You'll also enjoy all the training and progression you need to take you through the glass ceiling.

We encourage our people to find a work-life balance that helps them thrive. So, ask us how our flexible and remote working policies can support your priorities. We hear and recognise all our people's different perspectives. Some of our recent pledges have been for Women's Equality and being a 'Disability Confident' and Inclusive Employer.

LINK: https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equality-diversity-and-inclusion-uk-europe

Our awesome complex infrastructure team makes the biggest, most complex and ambitious infrastructure projects happen. Whether it’s transforming the energy sector, forming the backbone of Britain’s transport network on High Speed 2, transforming how the railway works on East Coast Digital Programme, increasing our international connectivity on Heathrow Airport, or delivering safe and reliable journeys for National Highways and local government bodies, a career with us represents an opportunity to make a positive difference to the communities we serve and for future generations to come. And, we do all of this whilst working with fun and passion.

We are looking for Associate Director / Regional Director-level candidates to work on our national portfolio of complex infrastructure projects with experience of a Risk Management role in large, complex construction, energy or infrastructure projects, preferably with a formal professional Risk Management qualification. Our projects range in value from £20m+ to £20Bn+ with a variety of high-profile clients giving our team a diverse and exciting workload across a range of sectors.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the successful delivery of risk management services in a consistent, professional manner with the aim of exceeding client expectations.
  • Lead and coordinate effective risk management activities to actively reduce risk exposure and uncertainty on projects & programmes.
  • Provide expert advice to develop and implement 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.
  • Support talent development through mentoring and training of peers and colleagues in risk management techniques with opportunity for line management responsibility.
  • Support recruitment of new resources through participation in interviews.

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 significant experience in all aspects of Risk Management, following 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 Cost and/or Schedule Risk Analyses Producing appropriate risk management reports to inform decision making Training/mentoring personnel to establish a risk management culture in an organisation Carry out assurance of risk management activities to ensure compliance with process Practical use and knowledge of industry risk management tools such as: ARM, Xactium, Primavera Risk Analysis, SafranRisk, @Risk, RiskPredict.
  • A good understanding of the Value Management process and how it is applied on projects.
  • A good understanding of how risk management integrates with other Project Management and Project.
  • Controls disciplines including cost estimating, project planning and contract administration.

To do well in this role you’ll need to be able to demonstrate the following:

  • 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.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

Join our Project & Programme Services team and expand your career on some of the industry's most exciting and newsworthy construction projects – from Sizewell C to the world's tallest hotel, London's Heathrow Airport to Europe's first eco-friendly mosque. You'll enjoy invaluable exposure to international expertise as well as innovation in local niche areas. Communities are at the heart of our work and our people are proud to be working towards a Net Zero Carbon future and regenerating cities across the UK. 

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/csr

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/

Meeting your needs:

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview, and we’ll discuss any adjustments you might need.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis.  It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below.

https://yourrewarduk.snclavalin.com/

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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