Risk Manager - Birmingham (Major Programmes)

30 Nov 2016
01 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
CH2M is a global leader in consulting, design and programme management. We love to tackle complex challenges, and we know that our best solutions come out of close, trusted partnerships with our clients and the communities we touch.
We would like to recruit a Risk Manager to work on a permanent basis on the HS2 project from the Birmingham office.

Be a part of something Special:  Every professional aspires to be part of something special, to innovate and to change the world for the better; leaving their ideas and visions imprinted in the landscape for future generations to wonder 'how' as they marvel at the scale & complexity in front of them.

Here at CH2M we are fortunate to work towards this every day, enhancing the lives of the communities around us and greatly improving infrastructure for business and the economy to compete and thrive.
Our Birmingham team have exciting opportunities across our portfolio including; High Speed 2, Programme Delivery Partner for Highways England, SMART/Major Motorways, Network Rail, Local Authority frameworks, Flood/Environmental frameworks and Major Ground Investigations.
The Role: We are looking for a Risk Manager to provide risk management services to project and programme teams as set out in risk management policies, strategy processes and procedures.
Key Responsibilities:
• Provide leadership and guidance in risk management and ensure that principles are applied to all stages of the project lifecycle, to allocate area of programme.
• Proactively ensure that all projects comply with the risk management procedures.
• Manage and guide others in relation to use of risk management data.
• Promote the joint evaluation of risks with contractors to establish a basis for risk sharing and incentives.
The Opportunity:  HS2 is the planned high speed rail network linking London with Leeds, Manchester and beyond via the West Midlands. CH2M are appointed as a partner for HS2 Ltd. where we work as an integrated team alongside our client managing engineering and other professional services companies to deliver this exciting scheme on time and within budget. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to help deliver one of the world's largest infrastructure projects ever undertaken!
At CH2M, we are constantly striving to further enhance our team resources. We are therefore interested in experienced engineering, environmental & other project professionals, offering significant career prospects, competitive packages, benefits & share options. The opportunity is there to work alongside talented colleagues and collaborative senior management. We continually look to further enhance CH2Mers capability through diverse and challenging work as well as training, development plans & mentorships.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:
• Demonstrable technical knowledge of all aspects of project and programme risk management and techniques.
• Knowledge of current project management and project control processes, particularly on major infrastructure and/or rail projects.
• Demonstrable experience in a project risk role within large-scale infrastructure projects/commercial construction projects.
• Able to build complex cost, schedule and risk models in a number of applications, commensurate to maturity of projects and programmes.
• Able to develop and implement appropriate risk management actions for identified risks across projects.
• Able to build and manage working relationships both internally in HS2 Ltd and externally with all stakeholders.
• Able to explain risk assessments to non-specialists,
• Able to deliver outputs to tight deadlines in a highly pressured environment demonstrating flexibility, determination and resilience.
• Able to demonstrate complex, quantitative research and analytical thinking.
• Able to work autonomously or in a team environment, motivating self and others.

Our Culture:  Safety & health conscious, collaborative & friendly with regular social activities. We're full of initiatives for creating a diverse and interesting place for professionals to work, as well as individuals wanting to advance their career. We support and encourage our people to go through their professional qualifications. To get ahead we also have our JUMP network for aspiring junior to mid-level CH2Mers.
Our CH2M Foundation are renowned for supporting and helping to nurture sustainable communities. We partner 'Engineers without Borders', 'Water for People' and 'Bridges to Prosperity'. We're STEM ambassadors. We promote WISE (Women in Science & Engineering), we also have our own women's engineering network to promote equality in our industry.
Take a look around our site to see some of the iconic projects we are involved in all around the world! Soon you could be part of award winning CH2M.
Please note that for this role we are only considering applications from candidates with valid working rights for the UK who are willing to accept local employment contract conditions. CH2M will not sponsor an employment visa to fill this position or offer expatriate employment terms.
For further information please contact: Louise.Symons@ch2m.com

Job Location CH2M, BirminghamBirmingham, GB
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