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Risk Manager

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Job Introduction

The purpose of the Risk Manager role is to lead on the implementation and continuous improvement of risk processes and strategies for business-critical programmes, leading on the delivering to diverse clients across the nuclear industry.

Working within the PMO office, will be required to lead on ensuring that there is an efficient, effective and comprehensive approach to risk management providing effective controls and assurance to minimise risk events, which result in a negative impact to the organisation/employees/assets and poor customer outcomes, reputational damage or regulatory scrutiny/intervention.

The Risk Manager will be expected to champion the risk management processes, procedures, tools and analysis by working closely with Program Managers and teams to ensure the planning, designing and implementing of the full risk management life cycle

Role Responsibility

  • Lead on the implementation of integrated Portfolio, Program and Project Risk management processes, procedures, tools and reporting to comply with the Company risk policy.
  • Facilitate identification, assessment, management and analysis of risks, opportunities, and issues within the portfolio of programs and projects.
  • Maintain visibility of risk/opportunity trigger points to facilitate risk cost profiling, timely draw down of risk budget or retirement or realisation of risk/opportunity.
  • Assist with identification of and recording if appropriate management response which are measurable and specific, along with assessing the post mitigated positions.
  • Maintain an awareness of risks in other projects and their impact on the program or portfolio.
  • Produce risk-based reports as required in a timely manner to support the effective communication of the risk and opportunity status.
  • Lead on Supporting the Program and Project teams to maintain detailed risk registers.
  • Working alongside Project and Program Managers to contribute to the creation of robust, objective and accurate reporting at a portfolio, program and project level.
  • Reporting latest risk positions and mitigations to stakeholders through regular governance meetings and reviews.
  • Undertake periodical quantitative Schedule Risk Analysis (SRA).
  • Advise and guide programme management team in the application of and interpretation of risk analysis .
  • Provide risk analysis training to support the programme management team.
  • Identify areas of LFE, best practice / improvements for sharing and possible incorporation in the Risk and opportunity Management strategy, policies, procedures and plan.

The Ideal Candidate

Essential Criteria for Risk Manager

  • Working knowledge, experience of risk management and analytical tools (ARM, @Risk, Predict, Pertmaster, Safran) and applying in complex and multi - stakeholder environments.
  • Driving improvement and delivering results against clear and measurable targets and standards.
  • Able to operate in a matrix-based organisation balancing and meeting the requirements of multiple reporting lines and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrable evidence of Programme and Project Management competences to an expert level in Risk and Opportunity Management, Issue Management, Change Management and Execution and Control.
  • Demonstrable evidence of Programme and Project Management competences. to an advanced level in Stakeholder Management, Planning and Governance.
  • Demonstrable evidence of Programme and Project Management competences to an intermediate level in financial management and Commercial and Contracts.
  • Skilled in providing risk management coaching.
  • Experience of reporting and advising on risk and opportunity analysis outputs to multiple stakeholders at all levels in the organisation.
  • Project Management Institute level 2 Risk Management.
  • Institute of Management International Diploma in Risk and Enterprise Management.
  • APM Risk Level 1 & 2.
  • Accredited member of a professional Risk Body (IRM, PMI).
  • Have the ability to achieve SC Clearance 

Desirable Criteria for Risk Manager

  • Degree in related risk / PM discipline

About the Company

Grounded in robust science and decades of experience, National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is the authoritative voice in the UK and beyond for technological development within the nuclear power sector.

Our unparalleled understanding of the science, challenges and opportunities makes us an unrivalled authority and partner in the field, providing experts, technologies, and access to cutting-edge facilities to organisations around the world.

Harnessing potential technologies and translating them into to industry-ready solutions means our pioneering approach spearheads international improvement and technological progress.

We work on projects as small as drilling a hole to analyse underground wastes with our integrated micro drilling technology, or as large as developing state-of-the-art power systems for spacecraft, based on radioactive materials

NNL has a vision for Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (ED&I) where NNL aims to be an inclusive workplace that attracts diverse talent through transparent and equal policies and procedures. We want you and the diverse mix of people that we employ, customers that we service and stakeholders that we influence to feel valued. We encourage a workplace culture where everyone can thrive with a sense of belonging.

Recruitment Agency Notice

We operate a strict Preferred Supplier List (PSL) for the provision of recruitment services. Only agencies on our PSL may provide CVs and only when the role is released to them by our recruitment team. We will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL. We explicitly reserve the right to add candidate details from unsolicited CVs from non-PSL agencies into our own candidate database and to pursue/hire such candidate(s) without any obligation, financial or otherwise, to the agency concerned.

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