Program Risk Manager

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For one of our client in the energy sector, we are looking for Program Risk Manager who will work in collaboration with the client's colleagues. As contract management is a key success factor for the effective implementation of a program, the program has appointed a Program Contracts Manager.

As risk management is crucial for a cost-effective program, the Program has appointed a Program Risk Manager. Ideal candidates should have proven experience in complex project management (EPC/EPCM) and in risk management.

Define an operational program governance in terms of risk management aligned with the client's policies:

- Supervise and challenge ongoing projects and sub-programs during:

  - Sub-program review & risk review

  - Project review & risk review

  - Project readiness review (3 months before realization activities)

- Oversee the correct definition of program & project contingencies/buffers & their proper documentation:

  - Ensure the correct use of governance in this matter, including validating the result of the risk analysis of the project/sub-program presented to the Investment committee on behalf of the program.

  - Ensure consistency in program/project risk evaluation.

- Supervise, challenge & report on the progress & proper definition of top sub-program/project risk mitigation action plans. Utilize expertise & project background to support program/project managers in defining correct mitigation actions. Ensure mitigation action plans are on track & escalate when necessary.

- Create and maintain appropriate key risk indicators (KPIs) and trigger limits to track trends in risk exposures.

- Aggregate risk matrix 

- Organize/participate in peer reviews on risk management

- Periodically review the program risks related governance.

- Lead, contribute and/or deliver risk training and awareness initiatives on behalf of the Program as may be required.


Qualifications and Skills

• You hold a university degree or equivalent experience.

• You demonstrate proactivity and initiative-taking.

• You have analytical skills, a strong sense of synthesis (structured), and are rigorous.

• You enjoy collaborating, working in teams, and demonstrate assertiveness.

• Computer skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access), SAP; familiarity with Clarity is an asset (portfolio management tool).


What you can Expect

  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Contract: Freelance or Consultancy 
  • Location: Walloon region + Homeworking
  • An engaging work environment filled with challenges, coaching, and knowledge sharing
  • Access to a tailored professional project management training program leading to valuable certifications
  • Opportunities to build and advance your freelance project management career, with the potential to evolve into coaching or training roles

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