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Risk Manager

Requisition ID:  237080

Requisition Posting End Date: 09/15/2021


Bechtel Overview

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.


Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.


We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values –ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants –integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


Project Overview 

This position is for an aviation project in Ireland. Bechtel will be working in an integrated team with our client to support the delivery of a Capital Investment Plan of circa €2bn within an operating airport environment. 


The ideal candidate would be a team player capable of adaptation to an integrated team environment with proven skills in the management of Risk Teams and the implementation of effective risk management processes on large projects. A driven self-starter, confident, agile, articulate and capable of leading change by example. Collaborative and flexible to meet all the demands of the client.  


Role Overview 

The Risk Manager is responsible for leading the Project Risk Leads in the development and implementation of consistent and effective risk management tools, techniques, processes and standards, in line with the Client’s policies and procedures and industry best practice.  


Main Responsibilities 

  • Apply advanced knowledge in the technical/professional discipline of risk management for the analysis and resolution of issues, including benchmarking against best practice and implementing innovative solutions. 
  • Manage the Project Risk Leads in working with the delivery team to understand the risk profile of the programme, to develop robust risk management, mitigation and contingency strategies, and to escalate significant risks using agreed governance mechanisms. 
  • Develop and embed on project a set of KPIs and risk reporting platform in relation to risk performance across the Programme and implement these effectively. 
  • Responsible for supporting the programme team in carrying out Quantified Risk Assessments (QRA) and assessing risk apportionment  
  • Take the lead in risk workshops, risk assessment processes and risk register reviews in conjunction with key stakeholders. 
  • Contribute to driving and leading a positive safety culture within the Programme and ensuring the team is invested in managing and improving ES&H performance through the management of risk.  
  • Promote and participate in knowledge share across the organization to raise awareness of the importance of risk management and generate a culture of continuous learning. 


Basic & Preferred Experience 

  • 12+ years of experience working in Infrastructure programmes of significant size and complexity, preferably within aviation, with 5+ years of experience in risk management.
  • In-depth knowledge of designing and implementing risk management strategies and process improvement practices across multi-disciplinary teams 
  • Experience in the management and supervision of Risk Teams with overall responsibility of risk reporting and implementation of mitigation actions  
  • Have an in-depth understanding of the design and delivery requirements of technically complex projects in the architectural / engineering / construction sectors 
  • Experience of dealing with a range of stakeholders at all levels across the organisation  
  • Good knowledge of EU and Irish legislation, law and best practice, in relation to risk management 



  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Methodical, analytical and focused approach to work procedures 
  • Ability to apply complex risk measurement and management techniques such as use of Monte-Carlo analysis/risk profiling 
  • Must have excellent administrative, coordination, scheduling, record keeping and database skills 
  • Proactive approach to problem-solving and strong attention to detail 


Additional Qualifications 

  • College or University qualification in a related discipline 


What we offer
At Bechtel we offer a competitive salary package with the opportunity for flexible working to achieve greater work-life balance. Employee wellbeing is at the centre of our business and Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live healthy lives. We can offer:

  • Flexible Working
  • Life Insurance Program
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long Term Disability Scheme


Our Commitment

Bechtel’s Vision, Values and Covenants commit us to the ideals of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust, and collaboration, among others. These values help define our culture, our way of doing business, and the positive impact we aspire to make in the world through our people and projects. At our project sites and offices, we have many colleagues from different nationalities, religions, and backgrounds working together to accomplish amazing things.


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.