KBR Risk Specialist in ENG, United Kingdom

Title: Risk Specialist

Location: GB-ENG-London

Job Number: 1052091

The Risk Specialist will be responsible for supporting the Risk Manager in:

The consistent implementation of ESMCP risk management practices in compliance with the Home Office policies and strategies.

Project risk management, opportunity management and issue management training, processes, templates and procedures for the project.

Managing risk work with all stakeholders across the whole Programme, including across the Other ESN Suppliers and Transition Groups as an iterative process of identification, assessment and response and shall work with all including ESN Suppliers, User Organisations, Transition Groups and the Authority to identify risks (including future opportunities and threats) and issues

(including existing uncertainties) using an iterative process of identification, assessment and agreement of appropriate response with the relevant stakeholder

Risks cover risks, opportunities and issues in the remainder of this document.

Specific duties will include:

Supporting the cost and schedule risk analyses process, as required in accordance with the established guidelines.

Organising and facilitating risk workshops to ensure common understanding and implementation of the risk management systems.

Maintaining a Risk Register, identifying and logging risks via an active risk management system. The Risk Register shall be maintained through ongoing re-assessments to determine current exposure.

Ensuring risks are categorised by type, source and impact, and assigned a Risk Owner responsible for managing the response and monitoring status of the risk and response actions.

Supporting driving consistency and ensuring the maintenance of other supplier Risk Registers.

Supporting the identification of common or programme level risks plus the identification of risks to be escalated to programme or business level

Inputting into the Programme reporting as part of the reporting cycle, or on request by the Authority, which will be reviewed at the weekly / monthly meetings, as detailed in Governance schedule.

Submitting the Risk Register to the Authority, as part of their monthly reporting cycle, or on request by the Authority, which will be reviewed at the monthly meetings, as detailed in Schedule 8.1 (Governance).

Contributing to status reporting, liaison with suppliers, tracking status of action plans.

Educating people as to how risk is managed and assisting with risk mitigation planning and establishing interdependencies.

Other duties commensurate with the role.


: Engineering Degree or similar


MAPM or equivalent

Experience and Skills:


Proven record of implementation of risk management practices on major projects.

Good interpersonal skills

Good client facing skills with the confidence to deal with people at all levels

Capable of working independently and collaboratively as part of a wider team

Good IT knowledge

Practical experience in the use of risk analysis software including Oracle Primavera Risk Analysis.

Experience of working on projects where Primavera P6 was the main planning tool and experience of integrating risk analysis using the P6 output.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills including report writing and presentation skills

Able to successfully manage time, plans, projects and other related tasks

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