Group Head of Project Risk Management

Job Description

Job Title: Head of Project Risk Management

Location: UK Wide - Hybrid/Agile Working Model

Compensation: Highly Competitive + Benefits

Role Type: Full time & Permanent Role

Role ID: SF49809

You're The Key

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as the Head of Risk Manager within the whole breadth of Babcock International.

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility

The Role

The difference our new Head of Risk Manager will make

As the Head of Risk Manager you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. The Head of Risk is a pivotal role in driving excellence in project delivery across the business. The current project portfolio currently comprises of multiple individual projects each greater than £50M, with some comprising multiyear multi-£Bn investments.

Day to day, you'll be playing a key role in the development and delivery new standards /processes, ways of working and see the introduction of new contemporary project control systems. This will allow us to develop our people and capabilities to become a leading project delivery organisation, playing a key role in the change programme which will address all fundamental areas of project controls. the role is both critical and high profile, we are looking for a subject matter expert.

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role provides a hybrid/agile approach to work.

Essential Experience
Risk, opportunity and issue management - Risk and opportunity identification techniques and the ongoing management and control techniques throughout the project, strong focus on mitigation and risk resolution
Change Control - the features of a rigorous change control process, and how to establish, implement and maintain a change control process
Capability Management - The ability to assess organisational maturity in relation to project, programme and portfolio management; identify the additional capabilities required, and to help with the development of those capabilities.
Enterprise Risk Management - Experienced in the setting and application of the enterprise risk management policies and procedures
Risk Analysis - expert in quantitative analysis techniques, interpretation of results and training/coaching to inform effective decision making by the project.
High standard of reporting, communicating and Stakeholder management, ability to roll out and establish risk tools to underpin high quality data and reporting.

What we Offer

Generous benefits including:
Generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays
Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
Working from home and flexible work patterns
Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.



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