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  • Job reference: RMS0118593

Project Risk Manager

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Manchester
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/11/2012
  • Time left:
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    (26/11/12)
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The Company:
Our client is a company tasked with improving public transport services and facilities in the North West. As a result of continued growth they are seeking to recruit a Risk Manager to based at their offices in Manchester on an initial 6 month contract

The Role:
The Project Risk Manager will lead on the development and embedding of project and programme risk management in support of agreed policies to support successful delivery of key business priorities.

The Project Risk Manager will actively consider new and innovative ways of working and seek continuous improvement in the delivery of the service. They will also be responsible for supporting the development, implementation and regular review of project/programme risk management methodology, processes, procedures and practices.

It is anticipated that the Project Risk Manager will effectively communicate and promote good risk management practice to staff and provide advice and assistance. The Project Risk Manager will also work closely with Project/Programme Managers and Project Control Engineers in the effective management of project and programme risks following company procedures.

The Project Risk Manager will be expected to apply a range of risk identification techniques to aid risk identification. They should also closely monitor the external environment to identify new and emerging risks.

Undertaking both qualitative and quantitative analysis using a range of techniques, including modelling using risk software will also be expected of the Project Risk Manager

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
It is expected that the Project Risk Manager will be knowledgeable in risk management best practice and keep up to date with trends and developments in technology, products and services, and to apply that knowledge in the management of the risks.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
The ideal candidate for the Project Risk Manager will come from a Civil/Construction background, although this is not essential.
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