Risk Engineer

Projects Stokesley, Middlesbrough

Your Responsibilities

As Risk Engineer you will assist the Offshore Wind business unit with the controlled execution of its projects. You will ensure the proactive identification of tender opportunities and threats, identify strategies to effectively treat threats and to realize opportunities that arise within the operating environment. You will be responsible for the implementation of the Van Oord risk methodology, best practices and tools within the project environment. You will be required to facilitate the risk process including the facilitating of various risk workshops and strategic risk discussions internally and with clients/joint venture partners where necessary. 

  • Connect the different disciplines of the project(s) efficiently
  • Develop and maintain a high quality risk profiles and ensure that identified actions are carried out by the designated owners, through your continuous engagement with project team members and joint venture partners
  • Analysis and reporting on outcomes of risk engagements
  • Providing risk management services to multiple projects running concurrently
  • Provide continuous updates, reviewing the communication of risk exposures (occurrences and trends) on projects
  • Maintaining risk data of the projects and produce dashboards and forecasts
  • Reporting important risk data for multiple stakeholders, internally and externally
  • Provide risk input for new events or changes to the projects (e.g. design changes)

Job requirements

The Risk Engineer will be passionate about the discipline risk, connecting people and making sure that we all think and act across the boundaries of individual disciplines. A pro-active, decisive and result driven person who can manage and support challenging projects in a structured way. A creative thinker with strong communication skills to effectively work in a team on multiple projects. Together with:

The ideal candidate will have

  • Relevant Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  • Experience in risk management, ideally within renewable energy, maritime or civil environment.
  • Proven experience in a similar position is preferred
  • Good working understanding of ISO 31000 is an advantage
  • Willingness to occasionally travel (inter)nationally to project locations and Netherlands office

We offer

Working in an international, high demanding and dynamic organisation, with the possibility to truly have impact on our business, people and environment. We offer a competitive employment benefits package: hybrid working, annual salary review, company bonus, enhanced holidays, purchasing and selling holiday scheme, pension, assurance and insurance schemes, health and wellbeing programmes, learning and development opportunities, subsidised travel, salary sacrifice schemes, long service and other recognition programmes, work-life balance, free parking, free fruit & refreshments, and company events.

About Van Oord

Van Oord Offshore Wind UK (MPI Offshore) is the UK based Offshore Wind division of Van Oord with over 150 years of experience as an international marine contractor and over 20 years’ offshore wind experience. Van Oord and MPI Offshore are a leading Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) party in the construction and maintenance of offshore wind farms. Our purpose is to create a better world for future generations by delivering marine ingenuity.

Do you want to be a part of Van Oord?

Thank you for your interest in our company.  To apply send your CV to recruitment-uk-ow@vanoord.com



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