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Risk Manager

Date: 27-Jul-2022

Location: Bristol, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Job title: Risk Manager              Location: UK Wide                        Company: QinetiQ


About the role
We are currently recruiting a Risk Manager/Consultant to join our Cost & Risk Consulting Team. The initial period will be working within our Long Term Partnering Agreement (LTPA). 
The LTPA is a contract between QinetiQ and the UK Ministry of Defence and we are responsible for the operation of 15 MOD land, sea and air ranges and specialist test facilities and the provision of specialist technical expertise and support services, here you would benefit from accelerated development in risk techniques.


In the longer term, you would work across the QinetiQ global business portfolio throughout the end to end process from bid/tender to project delivery and with the potential for engagement with external clients. 


We can offer this position as a training/career development opportunity and will provide mentorship from highly experienced Risk Consultants to support your continued learning and development.


What will I be doing?

Reporting to the Cost & Risk Team Leader, you will principally focus on supporting QinetiQ tendering activities and contributing to risk analyses on the LTPA QinetiQ contracts.  This will include the development of tailored risk solutions and/or providing risk advice to composite tenders; and contributing to risk registers, cost and schedule risk estimates and analyses on projects/programmes.  You will also be directly engaged on delivering expertise for external clients across QinetiQ’s global business portfolio, in client-facing roles.


What do I need?

You will be an enthusiastic, proactive and success-driven individual, you will bring an agile and enquiring mind to the team.  You will demonstrate good experience and credibility and be confident engaging with stakeholders and presenting solutions.

You are likely to have already operated as an Analyst or Consultant in Risk Management or have previously worked within Project Controls or Project Management functions.

Experience of working within the Defence/Security industry is desirable but not essential and we are open to applications from various industries.

Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance as a minimum.

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We operate a flexible, hybrid working model, our teams and clients are geographically spread and so travel within the UK (and potentially overseas) may be necessary on occasion.  A willingness and ability to operate from QinetiQ and client sites may also be required.






Why join QinetiQ?

As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation and having the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture here.  

Joining QinetiQ offers you an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits.  You’ll receive a highly competitive salary and benefits package: our basic salaries are very attractive as we constantly review what’s happening in the market. The range of benefits that we offer include, adaptive and flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more. 


About QinetiQ

As a company of over 6,000 dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.

Please note that many roles in QinetiQ are subject to national security vetting. Applicants that already hold the appropriate level of vetting may be able to transfer it upon appointment, subject to approval. A number of roles are also subject to restrictions on access to information that mean factors such as nationality, previous nationalities held and the country in which you were born may have an effect on the roles that you can be employed in.