Risk Manager

Recruiter
Balfour Beatty
Location
Birmingham
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
13 Oct 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time

About the role
Balfour Beatty is looking a Risk Manager to join our new Joint Venture as BBV on our newly awarded HS2 projects.

The role will be based in our project office in Birmingham, supporting the JV to establish, communicate and manage the use of the BBV and HS2 risk management methodologies, tools and techniques including both Qualitative and Quantitative approaches. It is also to ensure all Risk reporting required by BBV and HS2 is carried out in the required timescales.

What you'll be doing

As a Risk Manager you will:

  • Ensure clarity and communication of the project's risk management objectives, direction, policies, risk appetite and risk limits and identifying and managing risk. Works with project leaders to establish, maintain and continuously improve opportunity and risk management capabilities and practices.
  • Oversees the risk management process for the project.
  • Promote the benefits of the risk management and ensure the effective communication of risk throughout the project.
  • Develop and maintain the Risk Management Plan
  • Assist in developing risk mitigation strategies for the project's critical risks and for monitoring these risks through risk registers.
  • Facilitate the identification and response of project risk including reviews and workshops
  • Mentor project staff on aspects of the risk management process
  • Ensure the risk register is completed and maintained
  • Analyse of risk information using qualitative and quantitative techniques
  • Aggregate and report on risks within the project



Who we're looking for
You will:

  • Have experience of working in a risk management leadership role in a construction / civil engineering project based environment
  • Pay attention to detail and will see tasks through to completion
  • Have good interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Be able to deliver reports orally and written in an objective and persuasive manner
  • Be a self-starter who can manage their own time and proactively seeks and executes activities that will add value to their function
  • Be a team player
  • Act in an independent and professional manner, remaining considerate of the needs of the business



Why work for us
High Speed 2 (HS2) will dramatically increase Britain's rail capacity and shape the future of rail travel.
This new railway will transform Britain: driving regeneration, jobs and growth, and introducing new skills for people at all levels in multiple industries.

Balfour Beatty, along with our joint venture partner company VINCI, has recently been awarded two contracts on the HS2 project, worth a total of c. £2.5 billion. We will design and build two key stages of the new high speed line and we are looking for a wide range of experts to join the team and support this unique, groundbreaking project.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age".

BBV is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at BBV are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, age, or any other protected characteristic

About us

Balfour Beatty, along with our joint venture partner company VINCI, has recently been awarded two contracts on the HS2 project, worth a total of c. £2.5 billion. We will design and build two key stages of the new high speed line and we are looking for a wide range of experts to join the team and support this unique, groungbreaking project.