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Risk Manager

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Job Introduction

To implement and ensure there are risk processes and strategies for implemented for business-critical programmes, delivering to diverse clients across the nuclear industry. Working within the PMO office, will be required to ensure 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.

Will be expected to be the authority on all aspects of Portfolio, Program and Project Risk Management, championing the development of risk management processes, procedures and tools by working closely with Program Manager and teams to ensure the planning, designing and implementing of the risk management process.    

Role Responsibility

Responsibilities include:

•Design, development and implementation of integrated Portfolio, Program and Project Risk management processes, procedures, tools and reporting to comply with the Company risk policy

•Facilitate identification, assessment, analysis and management 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 identification and recording if appropriate management response s which are measurable and specific, along with assessing the post mitigated positions

•Monitor overall portfolio and program risk exposure from the risk registers, assess against the remaining risk budget, and provide insight and recommendations.

•Proactively manage the completion of management responses to help deliver target positions

•Work with Supply Chain Managers to assess sub-contractor held risks and their views on program held risk that impact upon them.

•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.

•Support the Program and Project teams to maintain detailed risk registers.

•Ensure that risk management cadence and governance is performed.

•Ensuring that Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) are clearly defined, documented, monitored, and regularly reviewed.

•Investigating and reporting risk events, ensuring that the root cause of each event is identified and that a program of action is designed to effectively mitigate the risk, in line with the Enterprise Wide Risk Framework.

•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.

•Monitor identification and closeout of program level issues

The Ideal Candidate

Essential Skills/Qualifications

•Demonstrated experience in implementing and embedding risk management frameworks and compliance assurance activities

•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

Desirable Skills/Qualifications

•Project Management Institute level 2 Risk Management

•Institute of Management International Diploma in Risk and Enterprise Management

•APM Risk Level 2

•Accredited member of a professional Risk Body (IRM, PMI)

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

National Nuclear Laboratory

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