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Senior Risk Consultant

  • Job reference: 924822
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 10/04/2019

Due to continued success in securing projects in London and the South East, we are looking for an exceptional Senior Risk Manager to join our highly successful office in London. 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 the infrastructure, transportation and industry sectors. Responsibilities:

  • Develop risk management approaches/systems for clients, incorporating best practice and procedures
  • Deliver risk management services in a consistent, professional manner, exceeding client expectations
  • Assist the Head of Risk Management in the development of in-house project risk management processes, procedures and capability
  • Assist the Head of Risk Management in support of bids and proposals
  • Assist the Head of Risk Management in business development of risk management services


*A recognised diploma or degree in an engineering discipline, in project/risk management or be qualified by experience

*Risk qualification preferred - eg. APM Risk Management, Institute of Risk Management

*A background in the construction industry would be desirable with experience of working on major infrastructure projects, particularly in the rail, energy, highways,

*aviation and water sectors

*Be able to demonstrate experience in conducting all aspects of project/programme risk management including: Initiating, developing and implementing risk management processes Facilitating workshops as part of the overall delivery of the risk process Conducting Qualitative Risk Analysis of risk data Undertaking Quantitative Risk Analysis including Schedule and Cost Risk Analysis Producing appropriate risk management reports from analysis to inform decision making Training/mentoring personnel to establish a risk management culture in an organisation

*Practical use and knowledge of industry risk management tools such as: ARM, Xactium, Primavera Risk Analysis, Safran, @Risk, Predict! Software Suite

*Excellent facilitation and communication skills

*Experienced in application of Value Management (as a minimum, the candidate needs to demonstrate understanding of the VM process and how it is applied on projects)

*A broad understanding of Project/Programme Management methodologies and planning tools such as Primavera P6/MS Project

*An ability to develop client relationships and generate business development opportunities in conjunction with the Head of Risk Management

*An ability to work with limited supervision, both individually and as part of a team

*An ability to communicate clearly and concisely at all levels of a project/programme, written and verbal

*Flexibility on being office or client / site-based

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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.