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Risk Manager

  • Job reference: R-026345
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Riyadh

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SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies, with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.
Our aim is to protect and maximize our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.
Key services include - Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.
Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focused our digital transformation around platform modernization and product development and through standardization and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.
 
Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.
Acquired by SNC Lavalin in 2017, we also have an extensive depth of geographic exposure across 50 countries and the breadth of 53,000 experts. As one of the largest engineering contractors, we have access to 17,000 staff in the Middle East making us one of the largest multidisciplinary consultancies in the region.

Key Responsibilities

•    Establish, review and update Risk Management Plan according to the best international standards (ISO, PMI). 
•    Manage the risk register based on the risk management meetings or the project updated reports.
•    Conduct risk meetings and workshops with the project team and stakeholders to identify new risks, update the consequences, risk action plan along with risk owner.
•    Perform qualitative and quantitative risk assessment using Primavera Risk analysis software or any other software to perform Monte Carlo simulation risk analysis.       
•    Develop and monitor a risk, issue, and opportunity management process
•    Develop and maintain a risk matrix identifying dependencies and the impacts of not meeting scheduled dates.
•    Identify, monitor and managing dependencies, and for resolving related issues.
•    Identify opportunities to arrange and co-ordinate any necessary discussions and agreements to realise benefits.
•    Monitor projects and ensure that an adequate and robust Risk Management process is under active management.
•    Implement an internal PMO Risk Management Plan, Risk register and associated governance processes.
•    Track significant risks to ensure that they are being systematically identified, recorded, evaluated, actively managed and regularly re-evaluated, and communicated across the program.
•    Identify, communicate and manage inter-program or external risks.
•    Develop presentations and dashboards summarising the status of the project and programme risks (heat maps, bubble charts, and others)


Other Responsibilities

In addition, the client wishes to achieve the following objectives:
•    Provide accurate and timely management information to programme management team on a regular basis on the status of various projects
•    To monitor progress and drive delivery of individual projects, challenging and accelerating these where appropriate
•    To enable management of risks and opportunities at the programme level
•    To drive commonality and coherence between the various projects
•    To ensure the interdependencies between various projects is understood and managed
•    To ensure appropriate standards are set and adhered to legally and commercially
•    To ensure risk management risk process is escalated to all project team and implemented. 
Qualifications
•    Graduate degree in Engineering / Construction Management.
•    Postgraduate qualifications or equivalent
•    Risk Management certification from a recognised international institution. 
•    Experience in mixed use development projects in the Middle East
•    Strong leadership and communication skills. Ability to work in a team environment.
•    Proven track record of developing and implementing a risk management system on large complex projects.

Rewards & Benefits
We offer an excellent package which includes:

•    A competitive salary
•    Transportation allowance
•    Medical and life insurance cover
•    22 calendar days annual leave
•    Medical and life insurance cover
•    Company gratuity scheme
•    Discretionary bonus scheme
•    Annual flight allowance to point of origin
•    Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants