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Senior Risk Manager

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Senior Risk Manager

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

As an international player in construction engineering and mobility services, Egis offers a unique global opportunity, combining consulting, engineering and infrastructure operations. Our capacity for innovation allows us to respond to the challenges of the climate and digital world, offering solutions and recognised expertise in the transport and mobility, sustainable city, building, water, environment and energy sectors. The Egis Group has more than 50 years of experience, presence in 75 countries, and 17,000 employees around the world.

In the UK we're proud to be delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. From motorways to tramways, nuclear power plants to smart cities, clients choose us to help them solve their most complex challenges - delivering climate-responsible growth that meets the needs of communities, industry and the planet.

Job description

Senior Risk Manager - Risk Management (project risk - QRA / QRSA)

The opportunity

Project: Large scale Rail infrastructure projects based in the UK and Overseas

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Standalone accountability for risk management delivery on small to medium sized projects, or as part of team within larger project(s);
  • Accountable for delivery of effective risk management services on designated project(s);
  • Specific area(s) of responsibility with client & manages delivery of expectations accordingly;
  • Mentors / supports / manages more junior members of staff to deliver specific requirements for client;
  • Recommends continual improvements & potential future developments to client where appropriate & supports recommendations with expert knowledge & experience;
  • Identifies potential business development opportunities within own client areas & makes PMO Director(s) / Project Controls Director(s) & others aware of these;
  • Technical professional with risk management experience;
  • General understanding of all aspects of risk management, and promote value for money. Understanding of risk processes & recommended tools;
  • Working knowledge of current methodologies & tools related to managing projects ;
  • Able to lead negotiations with third parties as cost management specialist;
  • Able to respond to client / stakeholder requests effectively & sensitively;
  • Excellent attention to detail & able to validate & check data and reports, recording & reports produced, providing basic commentary & analysis

Leadership & Behavioural qualities

  • Persuading & influencing clients, consultants, suppliers & colleagues;
  • Working with others to create & deliver persuasive presentations;
  • Tackling problems that do not have an obvious solution;



By joining Egis, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Our benefits include 27 days’ annual leave, a 5% employer pension contribution - rising to 8% if you make a 5% contribution, private medical insurance for you and life assurance. We also offer up to 2 paid volunteering days each year to encourage our teams to give back to our local communities.

We offer a working-from-home solution, however, we do need the flexibility to travel to site offices or our London HO with possible overnight stays.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and we strive to build a workforce that truly reflects the communities we represent. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic.

If you decide to apply for an opportunity with us, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and everyone’s contribution as this builds our culture and means that if you work with us, you will be included, listened to, and respected.

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

3-Diploma of Higher Education / Associate’s Degree / BTEC Higher National Diploma

Minimum level of experience required