Risk Analyst

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  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Vanessa Theobald

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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  • Client:


My defence client is looking for a Risk Analyst to join their team in Bristol.

Within their southwest region their infrastructure team has strong positions in Highways, Utilities, Rail and Defence. You have the opportunity to move between sectors, building your experience across a broad range of major projects and programmes.

Job Objectives

Facilitate identification, assessment and prioritisation of threats, opportunities and issues within the sub-programme. Maintain visibility of threat/opportunity trigger points to facilitate risk cost profiling, timely draw down of risk budget or retirement of threat/opportunity.
Use risk data to inform investment planning Assist with the identification and recording of appropriate management responses which are measurable and specific, along with assessing the post mitigated positions. Monitor overall risk exposure and assess against the remaining Risk budget. Proactively manage the completion of management responses to help deliver target positions. Work with contractors to assess contractor held risks and their views on client held risks that impact upon them. Produce risk reports as required, in a timely manner, to support the effective communication of threat & opportunity status. Conduct quantitative risk assessment (cost and schedule) to inform project contingency levels. Depending on the role candidates will be expected to demonstrate basic to experienced levels of competence with tools such as PRA, @risk, Safran or similar. Familiarity with web-based database tools - ARM, Predict, Tableau.

Required Skills
In order to be able to carry out the duties of the role as required, candidates will be expected to demonstrate the following capabilities: Qualitative and quantitative assessment of risk, a working understanding of an integrated risk management process (risk, cost and schedule) on a large programme, risk workshop facilitation, threat mitigation and opportunity exploitation, probabilistic modelling (@risk, PRA and P6 proficiency - or equivalent). We are looking for candidates with proven experience in a risk delivery role on major projects/programmes. APM/IRM risk certified candidates preferred. Further, candidates are expected to have excellent communication skills (oral and written) and be genuinely committed to finding new and more effective ways of working. Full UK Driving Licence.