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Jacobs Transit Project Risk Manager in Toronto, Ontario

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Your Impact:

We are currently looking for self-starting and motivated risk professionals to join our high performing team on a multi-billion-dollar transit program in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). As the Transit Project Risk Manager, you will play a leading role in the project risk management at the project level.

The successful candidates will

• Actively participate in project discussions and help your project team identify, assess and manage risks, whether positive or negative, throughout the planning, procurement and construction phases.

• Act as the leader in risk management for the assigned project.

• Facilitate risk workshops and review meetings with the project team and other project stakeholders on a regular basis.

• Develop and maintain project risk register(s).

• Maintain data/information in risk management software.

• Conduct quantitative risk analyses (schedule and/or cost) to support the project team in decision making.

• Conduct other ad-hoc risk analyses as required by the project and/or the program.

• Develop and update risk reports/dashboards on a regular basis and present them to the project leadership team.

• Working closely with other project control teams, such as scheduling and cost control, integrate risk management with those disciplines.

• Working with the Program Risk Lead, ensure the risk management process complies with the Risk Management Plan and Procedure set out at the program or the portfolio level.

• Support continuous improvement in risk management processes and methods.

• Assess risk management performance, including using health checks and other measures.

• Provide guidance and support to improve risk management capability of the project team.

• Develop and maintain a risk culture for the project team.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• At least 8 years of relevant experience including 5 or more years of experience in a project risk management related role

• At least 5 years of experience in a civil infrastructure / construction project context and/or a project management / project controls environment

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management or degree in an applicable analytical subject, or equivalent

• Demonstrable technical knowledge and experience in project risk management, including quantitative risk analyses and the interpretation of outputs

• Well versed in risk management theory, principles and practice

• Well versed in broader project controls theory, principles and practice

• Excellent people skills and ability to communicate / interface effectively with a variety of project team members and stakeholders

• Experience in the application of Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA) techniques and tools, for example: @Risk, Crystal Ball, Primavera Risk Analysis, Safran Risk, Acumen Risk

• Understanding of construction contracts and the relationship between risk management and controls/management functions including project management, change control, planning & scheduling, cost & commercial management, and reporting

• Strong communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills

• Collaborative working style and consulting behaviours

• A logical approach and ability to think through complex issues to co-ordinate multi-faceted aspects of projects

You'll also need:

• Demonstrable knowledge through an appropriate risk management qualification (i.e. undergraduate/postgraduate degree, PMI-RMP, Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designation or equivalent)

• Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent

• Experience in application of a variety of contract models

• Evidence of previous experience in the production of risk management plans, processes & procedures within projects

• An understanding of planning techniques and tools, including P6 and Microsoft Project

• Experience of working in a client environment

• A good knowledge of Microsoft Tools and Apps, particularly Excel, Word, PowerPoint

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