Senior Specialist, Risk – AECOM

Full Time @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Risk & Insurance
  • Doha, Qatar
  • Date Posted : April 15, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

+ Plan, design and implement an overall risk management process for a portfolio of projects.

+ Working as the focal point and lead for Risk Management to support risk identification, analysis,evaluation and reporting efforts across all involved team members and through the programme and each projects life cycles.

+ Management, standardisation and implementation of Risk Management by applying Risk Management best practice, spreading Risk Culture, providing Risk Management and ensuring compliance with Risk Standards.

+ Risk management also encompasses identification and management of opportunities.

+ Lead the development and execution of risk management programme and Support implementation of the Risk Management Strategy.


+ Review and approve Risk and opportunity Management Plans and guidelines.

+ Develop guidance for conducting Quantitative Risk Analysis across the programme

+ Analyse existing work processes, procedures and systems, identifying opportunities for increased efficiencies and service improvements.

+ Improve Risk Management best practices across the programme.

+ Recommend ways to mitigate or reduce risk.

+ Recommend ways to identify, enhance and exploit opportunity.

+ Gather risk-related data from internal or external resources.

+ Provide training in all aspects of Risk Management to Consultant, Contractor and Client staff, especially in the use of the Integrated Risk Management System (IRMS).

+ Contribute to the formal project reporting and ad-hoc reports as required.

+ Assist in preparing the relevant section of the Program Monthly Reports.

+ Provide effective leadership and advice on Risk Management to Client and Consultants.

+ Oversee, review and manage the Quantitative Risk Analysis of Cost.

+ Oversee, review and manage the Quantitative Risk Analysis of Schedule.

+ Conduct audits for Risk Management Processes & procedures to ensure compliance with standards.

+ Spread Risk Culture within the department.

+ Contribute to the frequent and ad-hoc Dashboards in term of Risk Management.

+ Escalate Risks to client when applicable through ERM Risk Register.

+ Validate the Cost Risk Analysis and contingency estimation as part of Reviews and commercial report.

+ Conduct & lead Monthly Risk Coordination meetings.

+ Develop the Programme Risk Register.

+ Maintain and update the Programme Risk Register

+ Develop and maintain ERM Risk Register

+ Monitor changes in Risk exposure.

+ Identify new risks and modify responses and mitigation actions.

+ Provide support to risk champions in other departments.

+ Ensures that client stakeholders manage risks in an effective and pro-active manner.

+ Ensures that there are Risk Owners for department risks

+ Coordinates the implementation of Risk Management with other departments

+ Share the Risk Register with others teams (as applicable) and brief them on key changes.

+ Maintains Project Risk and Treatment Registers

+ Reviews and confirms Programme and project risk and treatment data on a monthly basis

+ Reviews / reports appointed consultant performance on risk management

+ Promotes consistency in Risk Management

+ Provides training in the use of Risk Management systems and procedures

+ Provides support to staff in the implementation of Risk Management

+ Gather feedback from users as to the effectiveness of the Risk Management systems

+ Mentor Staff

+ Other duties as assigned.


+ Collaboratively work with Construction and Design teams, Programme Control Team,

+ Stakeholder and Interface Team and counterparts in resolving any and all project risk management issues.

+ Collaboratively work with client Engineers.

+ Collaboratively work with the client Risk Champion and strategic risk champion

+ Provide direct supervision of assigned staff.

Minimum Requirements

+ More than 14 years of experience

+ MME registration (or eligible)

Preferred Qualifications

+ BSc, BEng or Equivalent

+ Chartered with the relevant body

+ Relevant qualification in risk management.

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