Risk Specialist

Assignment Description

  • Ensure delivery and maintain standard, consistent and realistic risk profiles for capital projects.
  • Ensure delivery and maintain standard, consistent and realistic risk profiles. 
  • Establish, create and maintain risk management system.
  • Demonstrate sound understanding of and ability to apply both qualitative and quantitative Risk Management theories, tools and techniques.
  • Identify appropriate responsible parties for risk ownerships and allocate register entries.
  • Structure and populate the risk management tool, enable user training and establish/implement the process for regular status reviews.
  • Organize, frame and facilitate risk workshops.
  • Engage with multiple project and stakeholder personnel to gather data in order to develop/refresh the Opportunity/Risk Register
  • Challenge and encourage alternate views to fully explore potential scenario outcomes.
  • Stimulate identification of mitigating actions and qualitative impact and likelihood assessments. 
  • Perform Probabilistic Cost & Schedule Risk Analysis
  • Quantify impacts into duration/cost ranges. 
  • Assess and establish appropriate probability distributions.
  • Analyze the model output and develop overview presentation material to explain the results and key schedule risk areas.
  • Develop overview reports of risk/opportunity status for management.
  • Implement and manage risk management plans utilizing Company’s risk management standards.
  • Maintain and manage risk registers.
  • Present risk management status to Project Leadership Team and generate monthly risk management reports.
  • Interface with project team members to discuss and challenge risk status and close out references.
  • Interpret and explain Cost Schedule & Risk Analysis output to Project Leadership and Review teams.

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, and/or Certification as a Risk Management Analyst or equivalent experience.
  • 10+ years of industry experience as Risk Management Lead or in Project Engineering.
  • Strong competency using Risk Tools such as Easy Risk, Pertmaster and @Risk.
  • Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience facilitating risk/opportunity brainstorming workshops.
  • Experience working in all phases of project development within both a project and matrix organizations.


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Melissa Macklin



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