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Senior Project Risk Advisor

  • Aberdeen, Scotland, GB
  • November 29, 2022
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Energy Resourcing are currently recruiting a Senior Project Risk Advisor. This role can be delivered by a remote working set up with occasional office visits to any of the client's HQ's including Stockton, Stockport, Glasgow, Brentford, Aberdeen or Bristol.

  • To promote and build good working relations within the internal and external teams.
  • To support and guide more junior Risk Management personnel in their development and daily activities.
  • To be fully conversant with the application and use of the client's Risk Management suite of tools and chosen software applications.
  • To carry out all delegated work in compliance with the client's Risk Management processes and procedures.
  • To prepare, update and maintain project Risk Management activities, throughout the project lifecycle and across the Risk Management process:
  • To ensure the timely issue of accurate, updated Risk Management Plans and associated documents at the agreed intervals.
  • To provide guidance to Project personnel in defining Risk Management objectives based on project objectives and support application of the risk process.
  • To utilise several risk identification techniques in order to facilitate risk identification sessions.
  • To develop and implement risk assessment criteria as part of a project risk register.
  • To assist Risk Owners with the selection of appropriate risk response strategies and development of action plans to address identified risks.
  • To assist project or functional personnel in the familiarisation and consistent application of Risk Management software tools and associated process.
  • To facilitate Risk workshops and develop project Risk Registers which act as repositories for all risk related information.
  • To conduct Cost / Schedule Risk Analysis Workshop sessions, facilitating workshops, building bespoke models and interpreting associated outputs for communication / review.
  • To support and encourage managers and business units in the use of Decision Analysis on projects where applicable.
  • To ensure the timely issue of accurate, updated reports and associated documents at the agreed intervals.
  • To regularly engage with project teams, attending and contributing to project meetings as deemed appropriate.
  • To provide input to development and continual improvement in project Risk Management tools and processes as part of Global network


  • Previous Risk experience i.e., responsible for large project or multiple smaller projects concurrently
  • Specialist knowledge in Risk Management software (i.e., MCS software) and experienced with quantitative cost & schedule risk analysis
  • Demonstrable involvement / history in the relevant project industry and / or cross-over experience from a comparable technical industry


  • Demonstrate confident presentation skills and embrace opportunities to educate others on Risk related topics
  • Confident and appropriately assertive to lead group workshops on a range of Risk Management activities
  • General risk awareness with a demonstrable interest in wider Risk Management topics / issues
  • Willingness to learn and continually improve across all business sectors


  • Sound computer skills (standard Microsoft Office applications)
  • Ability to timely deliver to both given and self-imposed deadlines and delegate tasks to junior personnel
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels within the organisation
  • Demonstrates good safety awareness and sets an appropriate example to others
  • Demonstrates team leadership potential
  • Strong facilitation skills and ability to guide conversation
  • Capable of communicating with project teams, third parties & clients to meet internal and client requirements across multiple projects with several different clients concurrently
  • Capable of identifying and providing qualitative inputs to Risk Management related process initiatives
  • Ability to build constructive relationships, allowing the discussion and resolution of any risk related issues
  • Fully competent in qualitative measuring risks, facilitating analysis, plus evaluation of specific threats and opportunities
  • Fully competent in modelling quantitative (cost & schedule) risks and evaluation of analysis output using industry risk analysis tools
  • Able to provide constructive challenge to project teams to ensure all risks are addressed appropriately
  • Extensive working Risk related knowledge of the client's industry / business line
  • Knowledge of various industry Risk Management software / applications available
  • Experience in internal project delivery processes and procedures (e.g., the client's Project Delivery suite)
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