Senior Risk Engineer

Aberdeen, United Kingdom  
 Salary:  Based on Experience
Closing Date: 28/01/2019 Job start: 04/02/2019


Job Summary

Role Overview 

  • To be responsible for the development, maintenance and monitoring of all Risk Management activities and associated documents on multiple project scopes / business endeavours.
  • Ensure application of Risk Management process to assigned Operating Unit projects throughout their full lifecycles.
  • Provide guidance and support of junior Risk Engineers throughout their training.

Job Objectives

Key Responsibilities

  • To promote and build good working relations within the internal and external teams.
  • Maintain a high level awareness and application of Risk Management activities within each project.
  • To be fully conversant with the application and use of Risk Management suite of tools and chosen software applications.
  • Prepare, update and maintain project Risk Management activities, throughout the project lifecycle and across the 7 step process:
  • Ensure the timely issue of accurate, updated Risk Management Plans and associated documents at the agreed intervals.
  • Provide guidance to Project personnel in defining Risk Management objectives based on project objectives and support application of the risk process.
  • Utilise a number of risk identification techniques in order to facilitate risk identification sessions
  • Develop and implement risk assessment criteria as part of a project risk register.
  • Assist Risk Owners with the selection of appropriate risk response strategies and development of action plans to address identified risks.
  • To assist project or functional personnel in the familiarisation and consistent application of Risk Management software tools and associated process.
  • Facilitate Risk workshops and develop project Risk Registers which act as repositories for all risk related information.
  • Conduct with Cost / Schedule Risk Analysis Workshop sessions, facilitating workshops and developing associated outputs.
  • Support and encourage managers and business units in the use of Decision Analysis on projects where applicable.
  • Ensure the timely issue of accurate, updated reports and associated documents at the agreed intervals.
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Skills Required



  • HNC / HND (in relevant discipline)
  • IRM International Certificate in Risk Management (or an alternative risk qualification)


  • BA or BSc degree (min. 2:1) in Risk Management, alternative subjects considered can include: Project Management, Engineering, other analytical disciplines.



  • Previous Risk experience (ideally circa 5 years) across relevant Risk Management activities
  • Specialist knowledge in Risk Management software, i.e. Primavera Risk Analysis, @Risk / other MCS
  • Software and experienced with quantitative risk analysis (i.e. cost / schedule risk analysis).
  • Demonstrable involvement within oil gas & industry and / or cross-over experience from a comparable technical industry.


  • Extensive working knowledge of the upstream offshore oil and gas industry and / or downstream petrochemical industry.
  • Knowledge of various project risk management software applications
  • Ability to support departmental audit on both the Risk systems and Risk processes.
  • Experience in internal project delivery processes and procedures (e.g. IDM, interaction with DCC.)

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