Senior Project Risk Management Specialist

Aurecon brings ideas to life to design a better future. Imagining what is possible, we turn problems into solutions for our clients. We provide advisory, design, delivery and asset management services on projects across a range of markets, in locations worldwide.

Aurecon has a proud heritage of design excellence and delivery of complex projects. We have built our brand from that foundation and the trust our clients place in us. We describe what we stand for as “Bringing Ideas to Life” which reflects our belief that what we do best is to help clients bring their ideas to reality. Our “Just Imagine” initiative reflects our aspiration to help our clients become future ready and our design thinking strategy is an important part of this initiative.

We are currently seeking a Senior Project Risk Management Specialist, ANZ to join our forward thinking Project Delivery team. Based in one of our locations on the East Coast of Australia, the Senior Project Risk Management Specialist is accountable for the implementation and continual improvement of processes and procedures to ensure the effective management of project risk on Aurecon projects.

This role will take responsibility for:

  • Provision of tools necessary to the effective management of risk on projects
  • Sourcing, training and mentoring other risk management staff as required by the volume of projects
  • Assist with the integration of Project Risk Management into other corporate risk management processes and procedures
  • Implementing project risk management principles on major projects in ANZ
  • Managing a process for monitoring of major risks across all ANZ projects
  • Contribute to global communities of practice to develop & advance risk practices within Aurecon, specifically project risk

The role will include project assignments on one or more projects to:

  • Facilitate the identification and management of all aspects of risk related to the project
  • Guide, mentor and support stakeholders to provide a continued focus on risk, progress against treatment plans and effective monitoring
  • Develop and implement the project risk management plans
  • Support the development of a risk-aware culture on our projects

As a qualified Risk Specialist, your key attributes will include:

  • Ideally 10+ years' experience in the management of project risk
  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • The ability to collaborate and engage with people of different levels across the business
  • Provide mentoring and guidance
  • Enthusiasm to establish positive relationships with clients

Aurecon will offer the opportunity to work alongside a passionate and world class peer group, who aim to be thought leaders. We are committed to unleashing the potential of our people and are able to offer a variety of career paths that are challenging and diverse.

Alignment with the Aurecon Attributes is important: Co-creative, Commercial, Sense-maker, Inquisitive, Engaging, Resourceful, Fearless and Unconventional thinking. 

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Aurecon is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from candidates who require flexible working hours.

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