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Risk Senior Officer

  • Job reference: 934036
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Salary: GBP200 - GBP248 per day + PAYE
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Construction & Infrastructure, Structural
  • Date posted: 10/02/2021

Our client is the UK's leading Engineering Support Services company employing over 27,000 people worldwide operating in the Defence, Mining & Construction, Rail, Nuclear, Energy, Property Management and Education & Training sectors.

Risk Senior Officer

£25-£31 per hour PAYE

Location - Plymouth. Onsite working required

Standard MOD Security Clearance must be satisfied before commencement of post.

A Risk Senior Officer/Specialist required for the client's Marine & Technology Unit

As the Risk Senior Officer/Specialist (PMO), the successful candidate will provide appropriate Risk information enabling informed decision making by the programme and business leads.


The successful candidate will enjoy working within a developing PMO team that engages both internally with business and programme leaders as well as important stakeholders of our customer community.

Maintain and implement the Warships Risk Management Plan:

  • Managing Corporate risk, working with site wide Risk Managers to comply with Site wide Risk management
  • Act as the primary contact and owner for risk management data and analytics for the warships PMO team
  • Coordinate a plan that provides a clear risk management approach within Warships to enable project, programme, portfolio and business risk to be understood and used for decision support. To include all templates
  • Develop and propose changes to the plan resulting from changes in Marine Policy, consultation on Best Practise and internal feedback and Learning from Experience obtained through the engagement and reviews.
  • Implement the management plan across Warships and approved changes as agreed.
  • Advise stakeholders (especially risk register maintainers) on the Warships plan and approach.
  • Promote balanced view of Threats and Opportunities.
  • Compile and present Programme and Business Risks regularly to Programme and Business Management. escalation and feedback
  • Assure compliance

Qualifications and experience:
HNC, or equivalent level, in a Business / Engineering / Technical subject or alternatively relevant experience

* Analytical skills
* Competent Microsoft Office skills
* Experience of Primavera Software (desirable)


Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.