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Senior Consultant - Risk Management

  1. Abu Dhabi
R-111840

Join us in engineering a better future for our planet and its people.

AtkinsRéalis is a world-leading design, engineering and project management organization. We connect people, data and technology to transform the world's infrastructure and energy systems. Together, with our industry partners and clients, and our global team of consultants, designers, engineers and project managers, we can change the world. We have a strong presence in the Middle East that enables us to build deep and lasting relationships with our clients. We share their goals and long-term ambitions; we’re on the same journey to create places and infrastructure which will support long term sustainable development, healthy living and vibrant communities.

We are looking for a Senior Consultant - Risk Management practitioner, with focus on capital projects risk management. We are supporting multiple clients through our Programme Advisory services, including PMO and PMO services throughout the region. Our clients require robust advice and risk assurance on their capital projects portfolios, and we are looking to expand our team.

Our Advisory team is focused on the following key areas:

  • Business Consulting in early stage on large scale Infrastructure, Transport and Urban Development programmes, from policy, institutional and capability development; strategic planning and strategic business case development to helping clients to scope their programmes and execution.

  • We provide Portfolio and Programme Management advisory services, to drive more successful infrastructure project delivery.

Ideally, we are looking for individuals with experience from Advisory and Consulting firms.

The role is based in the ME region and will require travel. The candidate will be exposed to a number of industries and clients in the Capital Projects environments - Infrastructure & Transport; Governmental and Private entities, Energy, Cities & Urban Infrastructure and work alongside experienced Consultants and Technical Specialists from our broader Group.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support our broader Programme Advisory engagements with our Capital Projects clients with accountability and full management of the Risk Management capability and services.

  • Provide broader enterprise level risk management across our projects in collaboration with our commercial team, through guiding, overseeing, and executing qualitative, quantitative (QSRA & QCRA), and business risk assessments to advise the project directors, clients, and sponsors.

  • Support Risk Leadership for the broader risk management job family;

  • Support the implementation of programme risk management strategies and risk management frameworks across our client engagements. Including planning and facilitating risk workshops, identifying and developing programme wide risk management policies, practices and procedures;

  • Support and facilitate the identification and analysis of risk and value management interventions on projects and programmes, including lessons learned.

Win Work 

  • Significantly contributing to the profitability of our business, through identifying business development opportunities with current and potential clients.

  • Identifying opportunities for new and integrated services, bringing the best from our global business, our technical domains to our clients in the middle east and beyond.

  • Using your knowledge and expertise of the infrastructure sectors to develop innovative value propositions

People

  • Identify personnel development & conduct performance reviews

  • Provide guidance, coaching and training to our junior staff.

  • Knowledge share with broader business;

Practice building & development.

  • Contribute to positioning our Capital Projects Advisory services across the middle east through thought leadership development and active social media presence.

  • Actively pursue internal practice development

  • Support bids for new work and business development.

  • Facilitate project delivery by supporting client and stakeholder requirements.

Professional Experience / Education & Qualifications

  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent qualification or experience

  • 7-10 years experience within the infrastructure sector, with specific experience in Risk Management

  • Big 4, Consulting and Advisory environments or a relevant position with transferable skills

  • Proficiency in Project management including, Scope, Risk, Cost, Schedule and Resource Management (Prince 2; APM membership)

  • Working knowledge of IS031000, COSO, IRM and PMI within Capital Projects environment

  • Risk Workshop Facilitation, SMART Risk Treatment identification

  • Understanding of Programme & Project Controls processes

  • Able to build risk models which represent the complexities of cost, schedule, and business risk

  • Risk Management Information Systems & Software (e.g. Riskhive, ARM, Predict!) Monte Carlo Simulation (Cost & Time) (e.g. @Risk & Oracle PRA, Safran)

Behavioural Skills

  • Personal commitment to Risk Management and sustainable development.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills; capable of presenting detailed subject matter to a variety of stakeholders.

  • Excellent organizational abilities.

  • Willingness and ability to interact with regulatory agencies, stakeholders, clients and develop effective teamwork relationships.

  • Fluency in written and spoken English - knowledge of Arabic would be helpful.

  • Flexibility with willingness and ability to work independently, or as part of a team.

  • Willingness to travel within the GCC region.

  • Strong report writing, verbal and presentation skills and able to review the work of others to ensure quality.

  • Able to prioritise and work effectively under pressure.

  • Be flexible, adaptable, and prepared to take on new challenges and work from other AtkinsRéalis or client office locations.

  • Be highly self-motivated, possessing strong enthusiasm and commitment to delivering sustainable outcomes. 

Rewards and Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive tax-free salary;

  • Accommodation allowance;

  • Transportation allowance;

  • 22 days annual leave;

  • Medical and life insurance cover;

  • Company gratuity scheme;

  • Discretionary bonus scheme;

  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin;

  • Employee Assistance Program – 24-hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants.

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