Risk Manager

Job Description

Job Title: Risk Manager

Location: Bristol or Newbury or Warrington, UK - Hybrid

Compensation: Competitive + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF50162

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Risk Manager at our Bristol, Newbury, or Warrington site.

The role

As a Risk Manager you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. From decommissioning redundant nuclear facilities, through supporting the Continuous at Sea Deterrent, to supporting the operation and build of nuclear power plants, our role in Cavendish Nuclear is to clean up the nuclear legacy and create a world where nuclear plays a key contribution in protecting our nation, ensuring security of energy supply, and meeting our net zero commitments.

Day to day, you'll lead on risk and opportunity management across business winning and project delivery phases. You'll be responsible for facilitating and controlling the identifications and assessments of risk and the planning and implementation of treatments to maximise threat reduction and realisation of opportunity.

  • Develop the Project Risk & Opportunity Management plan that is compliant with policy, procedure and commercial requirements and ensure it is implemented.
  • Analysis of risk and production of risk performance reports with conclusions and recommendations to the project and business.
  • Manage and control time and cost risk contingency and ensure the management of risk is aligned to business financial and commercial needs
  • You'll also provide training material and delivery to the Project Managers and functions supporting the process, as well as schedule and cost risk analysis provision.

Essential experience of the Risk Manager,

  • Extensive and recent relevant experience within a highly regulated industry (defence is advantageous)
  • Recent and relevant experience in a specialist risk and opportunity position.
  • Awareness of various contracting methodologies(such as FIDIC/NEC3-NEC4/JCT etc...)
  • Experienced with working on a full project lifecycle, from bid phase to close out.

37 hours per week, Hybrid working arrangement with 2-3 days a week spent onsite at selected location (Bristol or Newbury or Warrington).

Qualifications for the Risk Manager,

  • A bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in engineering / project / construction management or

a related field

  • A postgraduate qualification is also desirable, as is membership in a professional body
  • APM qualified preferably to Chartered Project Professional (ChPP) is advantageous

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance

  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

For the full extensive Benefits package please visit our Careers pages

Babcock International

For over 130 years Babcock International 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.

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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