Risk Manager

Job Description

Job Title: Risk Manager
Location: Warrington, UK - Hybrid - working from home options available
Compensation: Up to £65,000 + benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF 43023


Creating change together

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Risk Manager at our Warrington site.

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.

Cavendish Nuclear

The Risk Manager role will be working in our Defence business which applies Cavendish Nuclear's expertise to the integration and delivery of complex engineering projects in support of national defence.

As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

The role

The difference our new Risk Manager will make
As a Risk Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will be working on various projects, including ones where we are a trusted partner, with long standing working relationship with the Atomic Weapons Establishment and Ministry of Defence.

Day to day, you'll be working on a number of projects, where you'll be a part of the overall project controls team, who look at the full project lifecycle; from bid phase through to close out.

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role requires regular travel to our Warrington site, on a weekly basis alongside home working arrangements.


Essential experience

* Knowledge of project controls processes for planning, estimating and cost-control to challenge at an appropriate level for risk identification, analysis and escalation.
* Knowledge and experience of working with Risk Database software i.e. RiskHive, Active Risk Manager (ARM) etc.
* Knowledge and experience of Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA) software i.e. Primavera Risk Analysis (PRA aka Pertmaster).
* Ideally, you should be degree educated in a relevant discipline (e.g. Risk Management) but, this isn't essential.
* Relevant Professional Memberships and/or qualifications from appropriate bodies (i.e. the IRM, APM, MoR) are preferred but, not essential.

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
* Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus 8 bank holidays. You also have the option to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday per year
* Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
* Matched contribution pension scheme up to 4.5% up to 7.5% of salary, with life assurance
* Loyalty Recognition
* Profession membership subscriptions - Subscription fees for one relevant professional institute per person per annum.
* Working from home and flexible work patterns
* Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
* Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
* Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.