Risk Manager or Risk Specialist

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Seeking a forward-thinking Civil Engineer or Risk Manager for managing risks in Wellington infrastructure projects. Join our Project Delivery team, support the Senior Risk Manager, and contribute to successful project delivery. Passionate about autonomy, mastery, and purpose? Apply now!

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Risk Manager or Risk Specialist
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Wellington Central, Wellington
Full time


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Are you a forward-thinking Civil Engineer or Risk Manager with experience and interest in managing risks within large-scale infrastructure projects? We are seeking a Risk Manager/Risk Specialist to join our Project Delivery team based in Wellington. In this pivotal role, you will support our Senior Risk Manager in playing a critical part in developing risk strategy, identifying, managing, and mitigating risks associated with large infrastructure projects, including facilitating workshops and providing guidance and contributing to the successful delivery of our projects.

We are incredibly passionate about the culture we have developed within our Project Delivery team, if you value autonomy, mastery and purpose in your work and will thrive in a team environment where every day is different, we'd love to speak to you! We are ideally looking for someone who has a background in civil engineering combined with an interest in risk management who has worked in the civil infrastructure industry or a commercial risk manager/evaluator with a keen interest in infrastructure.

In this role you will:

Develop and implement a comprehensive risk management strategy for projects.
Identify potential risks and opportunities related to project timelines, budgets, and quality.
Collaborate and support project teams to ensure structured risk practices are undertaken including to assess, prioritize, and mitigate risks.
Use risk assessment tools and risk modelling methodologies (Monte Carlo) to support the understanding of potential impacts (including financial and time) of identified risks.
Analyse and evaluate risk assessment and modelling data to create risk assessment reports and recommend actions.
Regularly review and update Risk management plans both strategic and project related.
Facilitate risk workshops and support the development and update of associated risk registers.
Interfacing with key stakeholders such as regulatory bodies, facilitating workshops and also assisting client relationship building.
Promoting the use of digital tools and sustainable practices within projects.
Ensuring the risk management deliverables within projects are delivered on time and within budget.

Nā tōu rourou | What you'll bring

You will be an enthusiastic and self-motivated person with the ability to work independently and show leadership in your work. You will be passionate about risk management and infrastructure and your work experience will include a relevant background in engineering related project or commercial risk management.
To be successful you will require excellent communication, both written and verbal, enjoy working as part of a team and have the flexibility to adapt quickly to changes. You will need to demonstrate strong logic and organisation in your approach to project management.

You will also have:

Proven experience in either civil engineering or commercial risk management or both with an interest and understanding of large infrastructure projects
5+ years industry experience in project management preferably in civil engineering/ energy/water markets
Bachelors degree or equivalent, ideally in Civil Engineering or Science
Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team, with preferred experience in a consulting environment
Proven use of manipulating spreadsheets (e.g. excel) and report writing capability
Good understanding of the project delivery lifecycle
Strong Commercial and contractual acumen
Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
Strong project management, communication and facilitation skills
An innovative and collaborative approach
Ideally Chartered Engineer, Certified Project Manager or similar professional certification.

If you are an individual that thrives on challenges, works well in a team and are keen to support others in a growing industry then this is the opportunity for you!

Ngā Hua | Our benefits

Exposure to a variety of professional experts and projects; ABC are involved in a number of large-scale alliance projects, as well as smaller community focused projects
A highly supportive team environment where you are encouraged to pave your own career path that caters to your ambitions
Professional memberships and continued education support
A flexible working culture and formal flexible working arrangements including part time working and ability to purchase extra leave
Internal training programs
Mentoring programs
$750 annual wellbeing allowance and wellbeing programme
A very active social club
Free fruit baskets and morning teas (we love morning teas at ABC!)
Additional parental leave, salary top-up and a back to work coaching programme (as per policy)
State of the art, modern and contemporary offices

We embrace flexible working at ABC and aim to work in a way that serves the needs of our people, clients and communities. Our flexible working culture enables us to work flexibly to create better work and life experiences. We welcome applicants who wish to work part-time or flexible hours.

Mō tō mātou āhuatanga | Who we are

ABC is New Zealand's leading engineering and environmental consultancy, renowned for our technical excellence in solving complex challenges. We are proudly a New Zealand, employee-owned company and our collective mission is to create and sustain a better world.

Toroa tā mātou pae tukutuku mō ētehi atu kōrero | For more information, check out our website

'Everyone Matters' is one of our three core values at ABC, and we are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce who foster inclusion, participation, and equal opportunity.

We are proud to be an Immigration New Zealand Accredited Employer, a member of Diversity Works, and Partners of TupuToa and Pūhoro STEMM Academy. We particularly encourage speakers of Te Reo Māori or Pacific languages to apply.

ABC are proud to be part of the Rainbow Tick Whanau and welcome applicants from rainbow communities.

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