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Risk Manager

West Midlands, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent


Risk Manager

The purpose of the Risk & Value Manager is to provide specialist support services to the Highways Consulting business unit. A key requirement of the role will be to deliver qualitative and quantitative risk analysis work to a number of projects.

The Risk Manager role will work with the business to foster good working relationships with key influencers within the programme, ensuring that the management of risk and value within the business unit is best in class.

The responsibilities of the role are:

* Promote safe working practices, ensure full implementation and compliance with safety

* Accountable for submitting or contributing to and meeting accurate forecasts for cost and turnover achieving forecast margins for allocated contracts.

* Effectively lead and line manage project teams, including training, development and performance management.

* Timely submission of weekly PAPM/CAPM\'s and period end Balanced Scorecard reports to an agreed format (to include the Amey Essentials KPIs).

* Support the tender processes and strategy as required.

* Establish and manage a clear communication plan for Client and suppliers as appropriate meeting Amey Essential KPIs.

* Ensure that Client and key Stakeholders aspirations are fully understood and incorporated into the delivery plan as appropriate.

* Quantitative Cost & Schedule Risk Analyses

* Risk Identification / review workshops/ risk reporting

* Value Management studies

* Technical briefings & mentoring of project teams in Risk & Value Management

* Mentor and support junior members of the R&VM team.

* Support R&VM processes in other departments and areas of the business.

* Drive the implementation of ER&VM framework across their area, including actively enhancing the R&VM maturity and culture development.

* Displays enthusiasm, passion, and confidence combined with an open communication style. Is comfortable leading presentations and risk & value workshops

* Build working relationships with Project Managers and wider project team, and with peers and colleagues in the WoLA. Willing to foster knowledge sharing, learning and development, collaboration across projects and sectors

* Identify and propose improvements to project or business issues and problems and how to implement them.

* Contribute to the development and update of the Project Risk Management plan

* Deliver project risk management services for the projects to which you are assigned, including:

* Regular risk register reviews, prioritisation of uncertainty and risk for mitigation, recommendation of beneficial responses to risks

* Quantitative Risk Analysis (Schedule and Cost) to: determine the contingency level in line with risk appetite; establish the confidence with which the project will remain within authorised timescales and budgets; enable project risk prioritisation and best course of mitigation; and to enable decision making about the way forward

Who we are looking for?

Necessary Skills, Attributes and Qualifications. Key to this role is skill and experience in the delivery of project quantitative risk analysis.

Project Management methodology Qualification

Good communication skills with an ability to translate complex data into useful information

Determination and enthusiasm to drive change

Working openly and collaboratively to optimise stakeholder inputs

Enquiring and challenging approach which crystallises areas of opportunity

Track record of delivering change in a corporate and major-complex infrastructure programme environment.

Knowledge and experience of using enterprise risk management systems such as Active Risk Manager

Advanced risk modelling skills including the development of project risk models in Oracle Primavera Risk Analysis

Strong experience of facilitation of project risk management processes

Degree (or equivalent experience) in a numeric discipline

Knowledge of commercial contracts and payment mechanisms and how they might affect the potential project risk profile

Managing your activities and work within agreed timescales in a challenging, delivery-focused environment

Membership to a relevant Professional Body

Desirable Skills, Qualifications and Training:

UK Highways Sector experience

Other project controls disciplines e.g. planning, estimating, etc and/or project management

Understanding of business case development and highways sector funding arrangements

Risk Management qualification

Environmental Awareness, including sustainability

Commercial, Estimating, Contract and Procurement Training

Highways access & Programme (P6) Awareness/Appreciation

Quality Standards Awareness

CDM (2015) Regulations Training

Lean construction and general methods/awareness

Chartership to relevant professional body

Advanced Project/Programme Management qualifications.

Working for Amey

Our success comes from a practical approach. We pride ourselves on solving complex challenges with original, real-world thinking, then turning it into a reality. Your solutions will have impact, making a genuine difference to people\'s lives. It\'s what makes a career with us unlike any other.

We value collective expertise, but also the spark one person can bring. As one of us, you can really be you, because your individuality is an asset. You\'ll be surrounded by people who want you to thrive and embrace new challenges.

You\'ll work in a team that is open-minded and where every idea will count. You\'ll be stretched, but always supported. Well recognise your hard work and look after your well-being too. You\'ll be empowered to play your part and achieve, encouraged to fulfil your own ambition as well as the shared one

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
£ £ - Annual Annual