Jacobs Risk (Manager & Analyst) in Bristol, United Kingdom

Risk (Manager & Analyst)


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 77,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.

Jacobs Government Solutions has supported the defence and wider security sector for over 60 years and are known for our commitment to excellence and our outstanding achievements in quality, performance, and safety. Government Solutions offers an extensive range of programme support capabilities to defence agencies, including the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD), and several other worldwide defence sector service suppliers. We consistently deliver value and innovation to technically challenging and complex defence and security related projects by offering multidisciplinary capabilities, technical expertise, proven processes, and a commitment to regulatory compliance, health, safety and quality workmanship.

Role Outline

Various levels of experienced personnel are required. Experience of Government risk methodologies and their application in complex Programmes/Projects is beneficial.

Role is within UK MOD, covering risk identification, quantification, treatment, management and analysis relating to complex programmes and projects.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Ability to develop, improve and adapt risk tools, techniques and processes to fit the requirements of the team and the business

  • Ability to engage with relevant stakeholders to facilitate risk activities

  • Risk point of contact for appropriate projects, ensuring relevant interface across stakeholders

  • Ability to contribute to and produce relevant risk related documentation including register

  • Ability to review management information, provide business insight and work alongside colleagues to help deliver the support strategy and policy

  • Understanding of risk management techniques and tools

  • Preparation and maintenance of Risk Registers and associated documentation

  • Confident in dealing directly with programme and project representatives

  • Understand the impact of any changes to the platform/equipment on associated risk documentation

  • Providing input to the development of risk strategies and compliance to support approval submissions for projects

  • Contributing to the development of business case information

  • Assessing the impact of any proposed changes to the risk plan

  • Ensuring that appropriate controls are in place and that any change or treatment are compliant with governance

  • Ensuring that any changes to the risk register are communicated effectively to the relevant teams


Minimum of 2-5 years’ experience of developing risk management for complex programmes and projects including associated tools and techniques

  • Completion of the Management of Risk Qualification at Foundation or Practitioner level or knowledge equivalent to a Risk Management degree is desirable

  • Knowledge of relevant ARM, @Risk, Predict! and Primavera Risk systems would be beneficial.

  • Minimum of QCF Level 3 in a relevant subject

  • Ability to achieve Security clearance to SC level or higher

Our Culture

At Jacobs we have celebrated over 10 years of our culture of caring - ‘BeyondZero’. We see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) initiatives. When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website:


We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.


Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Bristol

Req ID: ATE0000HW

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