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Risk Manager

Requisition ID:  228685

  • Relocation Authorized:  National - Single
  • Project No.:  [[cust_projectNumber]]
  • Grade:  26-27
  • Position to be Panel Interviewed?  No 

Project Description:

Multi-year UK nuclear infrastructure programme for which Bechtel will provide PMO (including Project, Engineering, Commercial and Construction Management) services. This programme involves a multi—billion investment in nuclear and non-nuclear facilities.

The job is likely to be executed through an NEC3/NEC4 target cost reimbursable/incentive fee contract.

Role Overview:

  1. Works as a central resource supporting all projects in the programme. Reports to the Project Controls Manager.
  2. Responsible for effective execution of the Project Controls risk management program in accordance with procedures.
  3. Prepares, coordinates, and directs Project Controls risk management related presentations.
  4. Provides structured leadership and guidance for the overall execution of Project Execution Risk Management (PERM) activities. Provides project leaders and relevant stakeholders with risk awareness support and guidance as necessary.
  5. Provides oversight, training, mentoring, and holds Risk Owners and Mitigating Action Owners accountable in conducting PERM activities toward the attainment of project objectives.
  6. Develops and maintains project Risk Management Plan (RMP) metrics, and reports. Develops and reviews risk breakdown structures, risk libraries, and risk identification tools and frameworks in support of project needs.
  7. Provides leadership in terms of integrating the risk management process with other key project procedures (e.g. Change Management, Forecasting, Cost, Trends, and Claims) and supports corporate, GBU, commercial group, and functional stakeholders in managing enterprise level PERM activities as required.
  8. Provides leadership and guidance for the analysis of specially assigned risk initiatives or work planning requiring detailed risk development, assessment, and response planning efforts.

Basic Qualifications:

  • The candidate will have gained experience across multiple projcts in risk management positions of progressively increased responsibility.
  • The candidate will have led confidence modelling on multiple projects approaching stage gates and be fully conversant in best practices required to assure the quality of the derived information.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • The position is open to United Kingdom (UK) Nationals only.  UK/US dual citizens may be considered. 
  • This position is also subject to a successful interview and agreement upon terms and conditions of employment.  Candidate must be able to obtain an SC security clearance.
  • A strong communicator, able to influence and coach the package delivery teams in effective risk management at all stages of delivery.
  • Fully conversant with confidence modelling, including with, for example, current UK public sector stage gate and programme management practices.
  • Demonstrated expertise in delivery, communication, and training of risk processes and procedures.
  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing, and solving problems.
  • High level of knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup work processes customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • EPC/EPCM experience on major infrastructure programmes.
  • Risk Management leadership experience on nuclear and/or defence projects.
  • Experience on UK construction projects of >£500M TIC.
  • Proven track record of successful project controls risk management delivery and full exposure to project business case scrutiny processes and UK project controls practices (EVMS, MDAL, CDAL, confidence modelling, etc.).
  • APM / PMI qualifications or similar.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in the use of the various PERM tools and methods including use of Active Risk Manager (ARM) software, @RISK, and Primavera Risk Analysis (PRA) and/or Acumen Risk and including risk statement drafting, preparation of treatment plans, and providing written risk analysis and reports for Senior Management levels.
  • Knowledge of current industry and technical developments.
  • Must bew able to obtain and maintainSC--SEcurity Clearance



Bechtel’s internal staffing policy includes the minimum time that you need to be in your current position before applying to a new position.  Please refer to the applicable policy manual and ensure you meet the minimum requirements.