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Programme and Project Management
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UKIMEA Region
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LON0002V0 Requisition #

Role: Project Risk Manager
Location: Birmingham / Solihull / London / Manchester / Leeds / Bristol

Job Overview
Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, architects, consultants, and technical specialists, working across every aspect of today’s built environment. Together we help clients solve their most complex challenges – turning exciting into tangible reality as we strive to find a better way and shape a better world. We are an employee-owned organisation which allows our members a unique opportunity to have a real say in our companies’ future and development and the exciting opportunities it can deliver.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Project Risk Manager to join our established and growing Programme & Project Management (PPM) team.  You will be part of a diverse, collaborative team responsible for the successful delivery of Arup commissions across all our markets and clients, but primarily in infrastructure and publicly funded programmes and portfolios of work. 

The post holder will report to the PRM team leader and will be expected to carry out the following activities:
•    Provide PRM advice to internal and external clients in a variety of market sectors at different lifecycle stages, including:
o    Facilitating risk workshops and applying other risk identification techniques;
o    Assessing risk (e.g. CAPEX, OPEX, schedule, revenue and reputation) qualitatively and semi-quantitatively;
o    Quantifying CAPEX & schedule risk exposure using Monte Carlo simulation;
o    Reporting and advising on risk exposure and risk response plans.
•    Manage PRM commissions with minimal supervision from the PRM team leader
•    Develop working relationships with Arup client account managers and business leaders 
•    Identify and help realise marketing and sales opportunities, especially with existing clients
•    Mentor junior risk consultants
•    Continually review how we could improve our service offering by (a) reviewing how PRM is practised by others, (b) monitoring PRM developments in the marketplace, and (c) acting on lessons we learn when delivering our PRM service 
•    Work closely with internal project teams (especially project managers, technical discipline leaders, planners and quantity surveyors) to recommend and provide PRM support

Experience, Knowledge and Skills

Essential 
•    A bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject
•    Risk management experience (preferably in transport infrastructure or energy market sectors) 
•    Monte Carlo simulation (of cost and schedule)
•    Risk analysis software programs (esp. @RISK, PRA &/or Safran)
•    Chairing risk workshops 
•    Good English verbal and written communication skills
•    Strong planning / organisational skills
•    Evidence of professional mentoring and/or coaching
•    Ability to interact with senior grades within Arup, as well as within client and partner organisations
•    Commercially aware 
•    Awareness of recently introduced/ developing risk management practice

Desirable
•    Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) experience
•    Using Power Bi to help visualise risk-related data/ information

Rewards and Benefits
We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits packages in our sector.

Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical, and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to Choice Benefits to help with your work/life balance and financial security.
 
In addition, all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial performance.

Different people, shared values
At Arup we believe when talented people collaborate, great things are possible. Arup hires people with proven skills and open minds. We are taking deliberate action to create an inclusive culture that is grounded in our purpose to shape a better world. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all backgrounds.

At Arup we are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to candidates with disabilities.  Please let us know as soon as possible of any additional support or reasonable adjustments you require through the recruitment process, to ensure you can perform at your best.
At Arup we appreciate that everyone’s circumstances are different and having the freedom to flex the way we work is essential to our wellbeing. If flexibility matters to you let us know when you apply and we will discuss how this could work in your role.

What happens next?
If this could be the next step in your journey, please apply online. All applications will be considered, and we will try our very best to respond to you within 72 hours of receiving your application.

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