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Risk Manager - Project Controls (Construction)

Turner & Townsend
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Engineering, IT, Security
Job Role
Risk Analyst
Job Type
Company Description

At Turner & Townsend we're passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 110 offices worldwide.

Job Description

Due to significant growth and business opportunity, we are currently recruiting a Senior Risk Management Professional to join our Real Estate division delivering construction & manufacturing schemes in Sheffield. You will assisting in the building of a team in our fastest growing sector, becoming an integral member of the success story of this part of the business.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
  1. Plan, design and implement Enterprise, construction and real estate focused risk management processes tailoring to the client's needs and aligning with best practice. Providing a top of class service to existing client base.
  2. Actively articulate and embed the benefits of risk management in corporate culture.
  3. Lead risk, (threats and opportunity) activities to actively manage risk and seek efficiencies across client's projects and programmes.
  4. Facilitate risk workshops with clients and team members of allocated projects.
  5. Train clients and the internal organisation on risk management processes and practices.
  6. Produce risk reports as required, in a timely manner, to support the effective communication of threat & opportunity status.
  7. Drive the need and implementation of mitigation actions against associated risks across projects and programmes.
  8. Assist with the identification and development of appropriate management responses which are measurable and specific, along with assessing the post mitigated positions
  9. Develop and drive efficient risk contingency processes that are suitable with the client's needs and requirements.
  10. Maintain visibility of threat/opportunity trigger points to facilitate risk cost profiling, timely drawdown of risk budget or retirement of risks.
  11. Build and lead a team of risk specialists.
  12. Conduct quantitative risk assessment (cost and schedule) to inform project contingency levels, accountability and drive mitigation.

  • Experience of working on Real Estate or Infrastructure projects.
  • Preferably with a track record of working on Data Centre's, Life Sciences, Pharma, R&D facilities, Industrial, Manufacturing, Distribution & Logistics projects
  • Must be a subject matter expert with a good theoretical foundation of Enterprise Risk Management and construction
  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline

Additional Information

Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance.

Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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SOX control responsibilities may be part of this role, which are to be adhered to where applicable.

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