Risk Manager - Highways

Tyne and Wear
£43,000 - £63,000 Plus package

Carmichael are currently recruiting for a Risk Manager to Join the Highways Team to work on three projects all based in and around the Newcastle area.

Key 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 management 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.   
  • Identify the stages through which the package/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 mitigation measures, reviewing risks as they are mitigated, contractual allocation and updating the risk register accordingly.  
  • Maintain the risk register for the scheme.
  • Carry out risk workshops as and when required.
  • Risk reporting, ensuring information is consistently accurate and relevant.
  • Prior knowledge and use of Xactium software.


About you:

  • Strong verbal, written and presentational skills with a high level of analytical and numerate skills.
  • Previous experience in a similar role  
  • Self-motivated with good interpersonal skills working in a team environment.  
  • Good attention to detail.  
  • Excellent communication and presentational skills.  

Able to use initiative.  


Due to the current COVID restrictions the team are working from home; this will continue whilst current best practices deem it necessary. However, generally there will be a requirement to work out of our RDP North hub in Blaydon, Newcastle