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Project Controls Manager - Risk

  • Job reference: FG-006870
  • Sector: Energy, Power
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia

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Project Controls Manager - Risk

Our Atlanta team is growing! Our team is seeking a Lead Project Risk Manager who could help develop risk management processes, templates, tools and report standards creating these from scratch using client’s standards and industry best practices. If you have ten plus years of experience in the power/utilities sector we would love to speak to you.This is a full-time internal position with Faithful+Gould offering robust benefits.

About Us
Faithful+Gould is a world leader in project and cost consulting, providing clients with Owner’s Representative expertise and advice throughout the life of their construction projects. We offer varied and interesting projects with a number of high profile clients across key business sectors which include many of the fortune 100 companies and Federal/State/City government agencies. Faithful+Gould is currently ranked #9 largest Construction Management Company and #7 Program Management Company by ENR (Engineering News Record). Established in 1947 in England and opened the first USA office in 1992. Constructive Expertise -It’s in our DNA


-Analyze and manage owners project risk and mitigation activities through FEED and Construction phase.

-Carry out periodic qualitative and quantitative risk analysis sessions for the assessment of project contingency allowances.

-Complete multiple project risk evaluations, coordinate and track risk mitigation efforts. 

 -Develop processes, tools and standards for Risk Management.

-Carry out risk workshops and risk management training for client staff.

-To assess risk levels on meeting project schedules, potential fatal flaws, budget and scope changes and the resulting impact to the project and the resulting impact to the project and the program.

-Confers with management to determine risk indicators and the level of acceptability of a risk or group of risks prior to conducting risk analysis.

- Identifies risks to the project, such as potential flaws, budget and scope changes and resulting impact.

- Assesses each risk against established indicators and places them into an order of importance based on their likelihood and potential consequences.

- Develops a detailed plan of action for project risk reduction, confirming desirability and objectives, and identifying the most appropriate means of reducing each risk based on level of acceptability and cost of corrective action.

-Summarizes the risk analysis conducted, and prepares courses of action based upon the level and types of risk present, and defines monitoring requirements.

- Presents plans to management, for authority to proceed and to ensure that staff or cost commitments are fully appreciated, and that the approach being proposed for risk management is in line with the overall strategy of the organization.

- Identifies available resources for the elimination, reduction or mitigation measures to be implemented.

- Monitors that action plan to reduce or correct project flaws is being implemented, that execution of the plan is having the desired effect on the risks identified, and that the management of risk processes is applied effectively.

- May perform other such duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.



-Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Accounting, Finance or a related field.

-Minimum 10 years of related experience.

-Must have strong cost management, scheduling, project planning and estimating skills, as well as the communication skills necessary to interface with external engineering, architectural and construction firms, suppliers, the management team dn other organizations within client organizations.

-Must be able to use A/E and CM cost and/or schedule information to evaluate project status.

-Must have experience in developing budgets, cash flows, financial analysis and/or schedules.

-Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision-making abilities.

-Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.

-Must have thorough understanding of different types of contracts (Lump Sum, T&M etc.) and its implications on Project Management and overall project risks.

-Must have working knowledge of industry standard software and ERP, Planning & Scheduling, and cost management applications.

-Experience with Primavera and Microsoft Project is Preferred.

-Must be adept at managing large dataset, preparing trend curves and performance dashboards and perform tactical and financial analysis in MS Excel or equivalent solution.

-Must thoroughly understand and utilize information Technologic in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project.

-PMP, CCP, Or EVP Preferred

Faithful+Gould offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes:
-Competitive salary
-Broad Employer based benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
-Generous time-off benefits
401 (k) with employer match
-Flexible work schedules dependent upon approval as a result of assignment demands
-Career development opportunities through our corporate university
-Highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program

Equal Opportunity Employer
Faithful+Gould, an ATKINS company, is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability candidates encouraged to apply. Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement.


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