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Senior Risk Manager

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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The opportunity - Senior Risk Manager (project not enterprise) - London

Project: Join this large upcoming project that will see you part of a nationwide development team to reshape the governments property portfolio. You will also be part of our PMO and Planning Centre of Excellence.The opportunity is to work on a major programme with a variety of projects across the full RIBA Stages, ensuring relevant stakeholders and professional team members are engaged throughout, processes and timelines are agreed and communicated to ensure the successful project delivery.

At Mace we are looking to grow our business by bringing in passionate individuals who will see challenges as opportunities to improve, innovate and exceed expectations.

The role will be:
  • Accountable for the risk management performance on their assigned commission(s).
  • Creates/designs effective risk management framework(s)/strategy(s) on assigned commission(s).
  • Manages and directs Clients, consultants, contractors, project team on assigned commission(s) on all risk management matters.
  • Partners with clients meeting their expectations and building strong professional relationships.
  • Provides expert advice and support to Project/Programme teams in the administration of the risk process, particularly with respect to the risks to achievement of key project objectives and escalation of risks.
  • Facilitates and drives the delivery of risk workshops.
  • Works with Project Managers to recognise opportunities and mitigations to minimise risk exposure.
  • Accountable for ensuring risk mitigation action plans are developed, risk and action owners appointed and that project plans are updated accordingly and monitored.
  • Leads and directs the delivery of Project/Programme Quantitative Risk Analysis (cost and time).
  • Comments on the adequacy of contingency as part of the regular reporting cycle as required.
  • Develops and delivers monthly risk reports, externally to the client and internally to the project team.
  • Ensures all activities/operations are carried out in line with Mace Control Centre, Client requirements and prevailing legislation.
  • Provides line management to more junior risk managers and other Project/Programme staff as required.
  • Utilises expertise to mentor and assist the personal and career development of junior members of risk team.
  • Leads the integration of risk with PMO and Planning disciplines.
  • Supports the HUB Risk Lead with resourcing and recruitment for the assigned commission.


If you can bring a different perspective to help us shape the cities of tomorrow, take a look at the opportunities we have to join us.

Fortune favours the brave - and so do we

At Mace we empower our people to be collaborative, curious and embrace their entrepreneurial spirits. We aim to attract the best and brightest people, whatever their background, to bring new perspectives to some of the most challenging and inspiring projects around the world.

You might be part of our healthcare team delivering critical hospital care units, or our education team creating schools to inspire our future leaders. You could be a graduate working on the world’s tallest building, or be managing the construction of world-leading cultural landmarks. Whatever your passion, we have an opportunity that will bring out the best in you.

At Mace we want you to feel comfortable from day 1, so for any questions about a career at Mace, including application advice, please contact for a confidential chat.

Our clients say that it’s our people that make the difference

Our people think harder, do better and go further. Every day at Mace is an opportunity to think and do things differently. We were founded more than 30 years ago, and every day our entrepreneurial culture plays a huge role in our success. We exist to seek out the world’s most interesting projects that challenge and excite us.

We want our employees to thrive and achieve their highest potential. We are passionate about creating an environment that provides opportunities for the most stimulating and fulfilling careers. We encourage innovation and welcome new perspectives by attracting and developing people with diverse talent who inspire our thinking, challenge our solutions and enhance our culture.

At Mace you can deepen your knowledge, expand your skills, see the world and get to work with both inspiring colleagues and influential clients – whatever your passion, we have an opportunity that will bring out the best in you. But don’t just take our word for it; below you can see what some of our people had to say.

Reward and recognition

We invest in our people and provide a strong benefits package, which in the UK includes:

  • 22 days of holiday, plus two ‘Mace Days’ to support work-life balance, bank holidays and December holiday shut down
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Highly competitive maternity and paternity package
  • Reimbursement of professional subscriptions and membership fees
  • Season ticket loan
  • Annual health screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Dental plan
  • Sponsorship of education schemes (on approval)
  • Continuous on the job training and development
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Our international benefit packages are comparable. Please contact our recruitment team for more information.

We know that many parents can face challenges when balancing the demands of work and their home lives. At Mace, we fully support our people when they choose to balance their career with family life. We offer enhanced family leave, as well as options for flexible working and alternative working patterns to support and improve the work-life balance of our employees.

Our performance management and appraisal approach is based on ability and talent. Top performers are recognised for both their contribution to projects and their broader contribution to the business.

At Mace we appreciate the differences that everyone brings to work and we recognise the importance of people being free to be themselves.

Regardless of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, or affiliation to any political party, we embrace diversity and believe in creating an inclusive environment where every Mace person is treated equally, fairly and with respect.

We are proud partners of Stonewall’s global diversity champions programme that ensures all LGBT+ staff are accepted without exception at Mace.

Mace’s corporate purpose statement is ‘Redefining the boundaries of ambition’.

Support for disabled employees is provided by:

Our recruitment and HR Teams have undertaken disability awareness training and are eager to provide an inclusive and accessibility experience to job applicants and new colleagues.

Enabled at Mace – employee network. Its aims are to support its members and, to "to raise awareness and remove barriers around disability, neurodiversity and other impairments” to support their aim to create an inclusive and diverse workplace for everyone.

Disability Confident – We are using the requirements of the government scheme to create an inclusive environment for disabled job applicants and existing colleagues.

Clear Assured – an externally verified accreditation around equality, diversity and inclusion practice across our business, driving improvements to our policies, processes and practices.

Recite Me – an assistive technology tool that provides access support to all employees. It is located on our intranet site, our website and job vacancy platform.

Mace are member of the Business Disability Forum, giving access to a wide range of resources and information. Our line managers have access to their confidential support line.


Silver Clear Assured Award


ridi - Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative Awards 2021 - Highly Commended Category

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