Risk Manager – Turner & Townsend

Company: Full Time Jobs in Qatar
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: September 15, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable

About the job

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 130 countries worldwide.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

Job Description

To support the implementation of an integrated risk management process across major capital programmes or projects.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Plan, design and implement risk management processes that are tailored to client needs and that align with industry best practice.
  • Actively articulate the benefits of risk management.
  • Assisting in risk, (threats and opportunity) activities to actively manage risk and seek efficiencies across client’s projects and programmes.
  • Facilitate risk workshops with clients and team members of allocated projects.
  • Support the development of risk management processes and practices to aid our clients and their organisations
  • Production of risk reports to support the effective communication of threat & opportunity status.
  • Drive the implementation of mitigation actions against associated risks across projects and programmes.
  • Assist with the identification and development of appropriate management responses which are measurable and specific, along with assessing the post mitigated positions
  • Develop and drive efficient risk contingency processes that are suitable with the client’s needs and requirements.
  • Maintain visibility of threat/opportunity trigger points to facilitate risk cost profiling, timely drawdown of risk budget or retirement of risks.
  • Lead, guide, support and mentor risk specialists and wider roles to influence a large number of stakeholders throughout the organisation.
  • Conduct quantitative risk assessment (cost and schedule) to inform project contingency levels.


In order to be able to undertake the role as required, candidates will be expected to demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Degree in Engineering, QS, Business, Commerce or similar
  • 10+ years in procurement or similar in the corporate/public sector
  • Proficient in Project controls/risk
  • Excellent oral/written Arabic & English

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