AP-SRM-3549: Senior Risk Manager – Infrastructure
  • Stephen Pimm
  • 30 Apr 2021
  • Location:
    London - London or Birmingham
  • Sector:
    Construction and Property
  • Type:
  • Offering:
    Birmingham £47,450 - £59,300 / London £53,850 - £67,300 + 20% flex fund
  • Start Date:
    ASAP - Post Interview and onboarding
Job Description:

Two Senior Risk Managers are required by our major infrastructure client on a permanent basis. One role will be based in Birmingham, one role will be based in London.


Birmingham: £47,450 - £59,300

London: £53,850 - £67,300


Our major infrastructure client requires multiple senior risk managers to join their organisation to lead risk management activities across major infrastructure projects in London and Birmingham. They will lead risk managers in an oversight and assurance function across cost and schedule risk. There will be a significant amount risk modelling activity.

Reporting to the Head of Risk, you will lead a team of 3-4 risk managers across all phases of the construction project lifecycle. As such you need a strong understanding of how risk changes through development into delivery phases.


Key Tasks:

  • To be accountable for leading the development of an integrated view of risk across the programme.
  • To be responsible for providing guidance in risk management and mitigation to leaders across the programme.
  • To be accountable for supporting the development and delivery of risk management and mitigation policies, processes and standards, taking industry best practice and promoting continuous improvement.
  • To be responsible 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 leading and providing input into the clients periodic performance and risk reporting, ensuring leaders have the information needed to make informed risk management, risk sharing and contingency management decisions.
  • To be accountable for leading and providing Subject Matter Expert (SME) guidance and advice on risk management to development and delivery areas across the organisation.
  • To be responsible 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 and experience:

  • Demonstrable risk management experience on large, complex infrastructure/construction projects or programmes.
  • Ability to undertake qualitative and quantitative risk analyses in support of business decision making.
  • Ability to lead a team, creating a clear sense of direction and promoting continuous improvement.
  • Ability to lead and 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 a range of senior colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Ability to develop, with the 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.
  • A formal risk management qualification.
  • Experience working on industry standard risk management systems such as Xactium or Primavera Risk.


The London based role will focus on risk in an infrastructure delivery phase. The Birmingham role will focus on the development phase, pre-delivery.


These are senior roles – demonstrable experience leading risk management activities on large projects is essential!


Closing date: Friday 7th May

Target interviews: From the 12th May


Applications are open.

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