Company: Wood
Skills: Risk Management
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Ahmadi, Al Ahmadi Governorate, Kuwait

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking expression of interest for Risk Management Specialist for a Kuwait based project to manage c o n tract risks including their identification, registration and mitigation/resolution - includes all risks - technical, construction, schedule, cost, contractual etc

Please note that at this stage, applications for this role are invited as an Expression of Interest (EOI) whilst opportunities are being fully determined.

  • Identify and position risk engineers in strategic positions within the organization, functions and on EPC contracts to establish a network and a profile for the risk management activities
  • Formulate a risk management plan together with related procedures, practices, register and reporting formats etc
  • Organise and carry out initial risk assessment workshops to identify and classify the initial risks and mitigating measures and actions
  • Working with planning personnel, identify schedule sensitivities and critical path activities that could cause potential major impact to project progress. Reporting same to project managers for focused attention on these areas
  • Continuation of a rolling programme of risk assessments at regular intervals throughout the project to update old and identify new risks throughout the life of the project
  • Formal analysis of key and major risks to consider the potential impact on project cost and schedule and report to PMC man a g e men t team and customer
  • Seek positive project improvement opportunities by analysis of programme critical path, value engineering proposals etc
  • Identifying areas of concern with respect to progress of Projects and recommending the corrective actions wherever required and executing when directed by the client
  • Participate in key customer reviews and meetings
  • Participate in project reviews and value engineering and improvement workshops
  • Update and prepare risk management procedures and work practices as appropriate
  • Provide notification of any potential commercial risk or opportunity to the Project Director / Manager(s) for further action

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum BSc Engineering degree
  • Minimum fifteen years post graduate experience
  • Minimum ten years experience in the oil & gas, refining and petrochemical industries
  • Minimum five years experience in the designation

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


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