AP-RA-3477: Risk Analyst - Major Projects - Infrastructure
  • Stephen Pimm
  • 06 Oct 2020
  • Location:
    Midlands - Birmingham
  • Sector:
    Construction and Property
  • Type:
  • Offering:
    £36,300 - £45,350 per annum + 15% flexible fund
  • Start Date:
    ASAP - Post Interview
Job Description:

A Risk Analyst is required by our major infrastructure client for a permanent role based in Birmingham.


Based within our clients Project Controls community, you will be responsible for supporting the management of strategic enterprise risk, developing risk management policies, processes, and standards, and ensuring these are effectively executed across the organisation.


The role will focus on the risk analysis. risk tracking and risk modelling across the specified area of the programme, working closely with the senior risk analysts and risk managers.

A solid technical understanding and experience of risk management is essential (with formal accreditation highly desirable) combined with strong communication skills, excellent analytical ability and the confidence to challenge the status quo is required to actively manage and improve the risk management function.

Experience using risk management software - Risk, PRA or other recognised tools.



  • To be accountable for supporting the development of an integrated view of risk across the programme.
  • To be responsible for providing guidance in risk management and mitigation to teams across the programme.
  • To be responsible for supporting the development and delivery of risk management and mitigation policies, processes and standards, leveraging industry best practice and driving continuous improvement.
  • To be accountable for ensuring that risk management policies and processes are applied consistently and effectively across the programme and across the programme lifecycle.
  • To be responsible for supporting the joint evaluation of risks by Project Controls and the supply chain to establish a thorough risk profile and a basis for risk sharing and incentives.
  • To be accountable for supporting the client’s periodic performance and risk reporting, ensuring leaders have the information needed to make informed risk management, risk sharing and contingency management decisions.
  • To be responsible for providing advice on risk management to development and delivery areas across the organisation.
  • To be accountable for supporting and guiding other teams in relation to the use and understanding of risk management data
  • To be responsible for providing functional line management, performance management and objective setting support to direct reports.
  • Actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to undertake qualitative and quantitative risk analyses in support of business decision making.
  • Ability to build cost, schedule and risk models in a number of applications, appropriate to maturity of projects and programmes.
  • Ability to communicate risk concepts and information in a way that is easily understood by colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Ability to develop, with aid of subject matter experts where appropriate, and implement appropriate risk management actions for identified risks across projects.
  • Communication and Influencing Skills – ability to produce clear, persuasive written and verbal communications which engage and influence colleagues and external stakeholders at a range of levels. 

Essential Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of project and programme risk management.
  • Knowledge of current project management and project control processes, particularly major projects and programmes.

Essential Experience:

  • Experience of project/programme risk management role within large scale, complex project.
  • Recognised Risk Management qualification such as the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) or the Association of Project Management (APM) – highly desirable.



Applications are open – closing date: 19th October

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