Risk Manager

Location: Derby or Warrington

Organisation: Engineering

Department: Manufacturing Engineering

Required Security Clearance: BPSS

This is more than just a job this is a legacy.

Rolls-Royce SMR, the UK’s domestic nuclear energy champion, is looking for a Lead Risk Manager who will have a broad range of touch points with members across the Executive, PMO, Engineering and enabling functions other teams as necessary with particular focus on facilitating, developing and maintaining Work Package risk registers.

The Company

Rolls-Royce SMR was established with one clear goal - to deliver clean, affordable energy for all.

Rolls-Royce SMR offers a radically different approach to delivering nuclear power. A 90% factory-built solution, drastically reducing project risk, shortening construction times and increasing delivery certainty.

The Rolls-Royce SMR is a world-class global product for a global market - using established nuclear technology developed by a UK-based team building on decades of engineering, manufacturing and nuclear reactor design experience.


The Post
Working within the PMO and reporting to the Head of Risk, the Lead Risk Manager will have a broad range of touch points with members across the Executive, PMO, Engineering and enabling functions other teams as necessary with particular focus on facilitating, developing and maintaining Work Package risk registers The Lead Risk Manager will work across all aspects of RR SMR and will be instrumental in the embedding, evolution, facilitation and providing SME support in the implementation of the risk management framework as well providing analysis and assurance of risk registers.

Key Responsibilities
Being accountable for risk management performance within the Programme and Work Package risk registers.
Supporting the continuous improvement of the risk management framework.
Maintaining the work package risk registers through risk reviews, risk workshops and health checking, working collaboratively with work pack leads, teams and their support.
Ensuring that mitigations are SMART and are kept under review as to their effective and efficient performance to manage risk to the required levels.
Undertaking the risk management SME role and providing “critical” friend challenge delivery of the risk management process.
Providing support to the Head of Risk and deputising when necessary.
Undertake the role of the Risk Information Management System (RMIS)administrator and RMIS SME.
Delivery of risk training for the risk process and use of the RMIS.
Responsible for the operational reporting of risks internally and externally to key stakeholders.
Support the delivery of QRA.

Required Competencies
Understands the appropriate level of Risk in the Company.
Has a grasp of any implications of Public Relations.
Understands and applies appropriate Corporate Governance to decision making.
Understands appropriate Commercial and Corporate law decision making.
Understands Safety & UK Regulatory Affairs
Interacts well with Executive Leadership Team members
Can provide strategic direction in order to facilitate clear decision making
Interacts well within the PMO
Contributes clearly to the reporting process with articulate and accurate information
Able to run Schedule development meetings and updates
Run schedule analysis and critical path determination
Support the completion of monthly reports

Organisational Expectations
All RR SMR colleagues are expected to consistently contribute and nurture good teamworking through the organisation. They should be self-driven and motivated seeking to motivate others. Colleagues are accountable for “above the line” behaviours at all times. The promotion of Nuclear Safety and wider Health & Safety policies and protocols is expected from all. All colleagues must role model the values and beliefs of the company ensuring that ethical decisions are made in line with the attainment of ED&I Charter and policy standards. Colleagues are expected to understand the principle of “right first time” with particular significance to Quality Assurance. Colleagues must be aware of their commercial and financial responsibilities and abide to agreed business processes. Colleagues should encourage best practice around Knowledge and Document management.

Qualifications & Experience
Degree qualified or equivalent
Experience in a Risk Management role within large, complex infrastructure or construction projects, preferably with a formal professional Risk Management qualification.
Proficient in QRA processes and its application on construction projects and possess a strong aptitude for schedule, Cost, Risk, Change management activities as well as Reporting.
Knowledge of transport, major infrastructure or construction projects (under NEC Forms of Contract), specifically surrounding Client and consultation.
Ability to manage stakeholders and information flow in a matrix environment, possessing a strong aptitude toward working horizontally across business areas and vertically to senior levels of management, providing specialist advice as required.
Consistent attention to detail with the ability to solve complex problems and mitigate risks.

Health & Safety
All colleagues:
Support, promote and engage in company culture programs to create a leading and positive culture.
Report any shortcomings in arrangements.
Perform tasks and duties in accordance with training and instruction whilst taking care of their own health & safety and those of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions.

Work conditions
We are an equal opportunities employer. We believe that embracing difference makes us stronger. Our diverse people bring us different skills – whatever their educational background, disability, gender, age, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.
We welcome applications from individuals who have taken an extended career break or those who are transitioning from different sectors.

Travel: Contracted location of work is in Derby or Warrington although we operate a hybrid working policy allowing you to work remotely with the agreement of your leader, though may require some travel within the working day when visiting other branches or organisations.

Working hours: 37.5 hrs per week are standard office hours with some overtime as required.

Employment reward package
We offer a competitive salary and performance related bonus. We are developing a selection of benefits that are flexible for you to choose from and will enable you to bespoke your total compensation to suit your needs.