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Job Title
Risk Controller 
Employment Type
Job Description
About the opportunity:
Looking for a Risk Controller to Join the delivery team.
The Risk Controller is responsible for monitoring and reporting the risks, issues and mitigations associated with large and/or complex projects.
Reporting to the Estimating and Risk Group Head, the position will involve identifying the risk exposure facing the project or projects responsible for.  Understanding the opportunities as well as the threats facing the project, and report these to the Project Manager as required.  Prioritising risks according to impact and probability of occurrence, applying qualitative and quantitative risk techniques that enable the effective identification, evaluation and mitigation of risk(s).
Everyone working in the team will have a proven track record of working within highly regulated environments with high safety standards and culture. Strong communication and organisational skills are a must with the ability to develop relationships and maintain effective networks and be results-focussed tempered with a team-centred approach.

Everyone working in the team will need the ability to obtain CTC or SC level UK security clearance

Role and Responsibilities

  • Supporting the Project Manager in developing a risk strategy and plan that supports project delivery of which the risk register must be a part.
  • Establishing, maintaining and regularly reviewing the project risk plan.
  • Arrange timely risk reviews with risk owners and project team members as required, normally conducted weekly to a pre-planned schedule arranged with the project manager. Monitor and analyse event risks compared to the baseline analysis and evaluations.
  • Identify the stages through which the programme/project risk register should be developed.
  • Assess, using both qualitative and quantitative techniques, the threats, opportunities, probability and impact of the identified risks.
  • Identify, plan and monitor, with the Project Manager, Cost Estimator, Cost Engineer and Planning Engineer, mitigation measures, reviewing risks as they are mitigated, and updating the risk plan and register accordingly.
  • Develop and report risk status to the Project Manager, based upon the risk strategy priorities, thereby enabling proactive decision making to take place.
  • Report an accurate and current event risk position to the Cost Engineer.
  • The Risk Controller may be a stand-alone role or subsumed as part of another role depending on the size and complexity of the project.


  • Minimum of HNC/HND ideally in an Engineering discipline or relevant experience.
  • Professional membership of an appropriate institution (e.g. ACostE or equivalent).
  • Working knowledge of relevant Health and Safety legislation.
  • Knowledge of developing a risk strategy and plan and experience of producing and maintaining risk registers across a range of project areas.
  • Proficient in the use of risk tools and techniques
  • Technical aptitude with a high level of understanding of project management, engineering, regulatory, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning activities and their relation to project costs
  • An analytical bias with the ability to provide solutions to issues.
  • Strong verbal, written and presentational skills with a high level of analytical and numerate skills.
  • Strong MS excel skills and a working knowledge of MS Word and Power Point. Experience in the use of Estimating software packages.
  • Strong awareness of the level of interaction required with the project team function to support the successful delivery of projects.
  • Ability to develop strong internal and external relationships and able to deliver against stakeholder expectations.

Millbank are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.
Millbank operates as an Employment Agency and Business.

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