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Jacobs Risk Manager in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter and more connected. For the Etihad Rail project that means delivering a new 650km freight rail network across the United Arab Emirates from the Saudi Arabian border to the Indian Ocean, connecting major industrial ports and economic hubs across the way and redefine logistics and transport in the region, providing a modern, safe, efficient and sustainable network. This is a transformational project for the United Arab Emirates and the wider gulf region, providing a transportation backbone for freight and passengers as part of the UAE’s strategic growth plan.

Be part of a world class rail project in the UAE and make a major contribution to an iconic project. Make a difference, lead a world class risk management function supporting our client in developing and executing the risk management programme whilst identifying, analyzing and evaluating risks on the UAE freight and passenger railway network. The railway will redefine logistics and transport in the region, providing a modern, safe, efficient and sustainable network which will connect the seven emirates of the UAE to its neighbouring GCC countries.

As the Risk Manager you will have oversight on managing the direct the day-to-day activities of the risk Management effort to achieve strategic goals. The position forms part of the senior leadership team, where you will have responsibility for managing risk throughout the programme with a circa value of $4 billion. This is a great opportunity to share your knowledge, develop and mentor the team, partner with the Client and PMC and to demonstrate your knowledge and experience with process flow/process analysis, internal audit and meeting facilitation. You will be assessing impact and potential risks associated with change orders, reporting and presenting to our senior management / board level personnel using ARM or similar whilst providing guidance to the team. Your key objective is ensuring the quality of the risk management processes are in conformance with established programs, policies, processes and regulations.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

As a successful candidate you will have a degree in Engineering with extensive experience in assessing and mitigating risk. You must be able to demonstrate exceptional leadership and client relationship skills on large-scale programmes as risk management leader. Experience in the GCC region and Running and interpreting Monte Carlo simulations preferred but not essential.

A key attribute of this person will be the ability to foster inclusive behaviours to achieve market leading and innovative business outcomes across markets, as well as create the right working environment for employees. You will continue building on our global culture of caring fostering a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all our employees.

Bring your program delivery skills, leadership talent, and client relationship expertise, and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfill what drives you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we are committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we have gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You will uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits, and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you will discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.   

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At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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