Risk Specialist - Rail

Location
Dubai (City) (AE)
Salary
Up to AED 35k per month
Posted
12 Jun 2019
Closes
10 Jul 2019
Specialism
Rail
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Associate

We have an exciting requirement for a risk specialist with extensive experience on large rail projects to work client side on a large rail programme and be based in the UAE. Candidates applying for this position will have a bachelors degree, 8 + years experience and experience working in a similar position on a large rail project.

Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance in risk management and ensure that principles are applied to all stages of the lifecycle as appropriate to the area of the programme
  • Proactively assure that all areas comply with the risk management procedures
  • Promote the joint evaluation of risks with contractors to establish a basis for risk sharing and incentives (as relevant)
  • Ensure that appropriate risk registers and mitigation plans are kept current and that timely risk information can be provided to support decision making
  • Prepare required monthly and ad-hoc reports from our clients Risk Management System to support reporting and decision making
  • Prepare risk information for inclusion in quantitative risk analysis, including facilitating the capture of quantitative cost and schedule inputs
  • Escalation of significant risks, or risks with limited mitigation to line management and the risk function.

About You:

  • Risk management skills; able to develop and implement appropriate risk management actions for identified risks across the project
  • Communication skills; able to build and manage working relationships both internally and externally with all stakeholders and able to explain risk assessments to non-specialists
  • Organisational skills: able to deliver outputs to tight deadlines in a highly pressured environment demonstrating flexibility, determination and resilience
  • Problem Solving skills: able to demonstrate complex, quantitative research and analytical thinking
  • Demonstrable technical knowledge of all aspects of project and programme risk management and techniques

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 8+ years postgraduate experience
  • Experience working in a Risk Mitigation/Management role on a large railways project