Project Risk Manager

Ref No. OTH1666
Location Bristol, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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Introduction

We have an exciting and challenging opportunity to join Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) and the Submarine Delivery Agency (SDA), as a Project Risk Manager.

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The Job

As a Project Risk Manager, you will utilise and develop your excellent leadership and communication skills and be proactive in explaining risk management processes. Working closely with project managers and the rest of project team, you will support and guide people with the pro-active identification and on-going management of risks, both threats and opportunities, to enable the successful delivery outcomes required.

This is a dynamic and forward thinking role as you engage with stakeholders at different levels within our organisation. You will broaden and share your experience within the project risk environment with the opportunity for personal development.

Responsibilities for DE&S / SDA Project Risk Manager

As a Project Risk Manager, responsibilities will include:

* Facilitating risk workshops on medium complexity and medium projects to identify and manage specific project / programme related threats opportunities and issues
* Overseeing the risk tool project and / or programme activities to ensure quality and accuracy of data therein
* Providing the project team with pro-active risk information to allow project team to understand current risk position, risk proximity and pro-active management actions
* Communicating key project threat and opportunity management data to key members of the project, programme and leadership team, and to be able to recommend key items for escalation within the business
* Communicating and influencing leadership within DE&S and SDA projects and portfolios and supply chain within the risk technical field

Please note, due to security requirements, some posts may be reserved for Sole UK Nationals.

What you will be assessed against

To be successful with your application you must demonstrate that you meet the following essential criteria:
* Level 5 qualification in an associated subject or sufficient relevant experience
* Risk (threats and opportunity) management in a project, programme or portfolio environment
* Utilisation of a variety of Risk Management techniques to improve and drive the successful delivery of projects
* Variety of stakeholder management experience both internal or external at various levels

It will also benefit your application if you are able to demonstrate the following desirable criteria:
* Experience of using a Risk Management Tool or application
* Interpretation of supplier risk and modelling data

In addition to the responsibilities above, the following technical competencies and behaviours will be assessed at interview:
* Stakeholder Management
* Project Risk Management
* Leadership
* Changing and improving

What's in it for you?

You will receive a generous benefits package including market-leading employer pension contributions of between 26.6% and 30.3% of your salary (not including any personal contribution), annual bonuses, a flexible working pattern to fit you where possible, 25 days holiday +1 additional day every year you work up to 30 days with opportunity for movement and promotion. Some of our sites include an onsite gym, onsite restaurants, cafes and much more.

We value diversity and inclusion and actively encourage and welcome applications from everyone, including those that are underrepresented in our workforce. We promote equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment and a working environment free from discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation.
Find out more about what DE&S offers by clicking here. Find out more about SDA by clicking here. Please refer to the Civil Service Pensions Retirement Modeller to get an indication of the benefits you may receive from your Civil Service Pension, when you come to retire.

We value diversity and inclusion and actively encourage applications from everyone, including those that are underrepresented in our workforce. We promote equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment and a working environment free from discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation.

About your team

The Project Controls Function is responsible for providing the right information, at the right time, to support better-informed decisions. Driving accountability, responsibility and efficiency across DE&S, our Project Controls teams are involved in all phases of every project helping to predict and oversee the time and cost management of these projects. From Estimating, Risk Management and Cost Control, to Planning and Scheduling and Project Controls Management, our people are crucial to the successful delivery of our work.

Matchtech Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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