Senior Risk Analyst – Worley – Aberdeen


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About Worley:

Worley has made a firm commitment to support the energy transition, and central to this is ensuring Project Delivery adheres to cost, schedule and quality and meets appropriate legislation and standards.  We are rapidly expanding our capabilities within the low carbon and Energy Transition sectors and our Project Delivery team will bring experience and track record from a range of industry sectors to ensure similar standards are maintained as we assist our clients, partners, and projects in transitioning to a more sustainable world.

Our commitment to People, Planet and Sustainability is demonstrated in Worley’s broader ambitions in the energy transition space extend from early-stage concept and feasibility through to delivering full EPC and EPCM packages. ”

Senior Risk Analyst

Role Context:


To be responsible for the development, maintenance and monitoring of all Risk Management activities and associated documents on multiple concurrent project scopes either within a significant project or within a wider portfolio.

Ensure application of Risk Management process to assigned projects throughout their full lifecycles, including pre-contract phase.

Provide guidance, support, and leadership of junior risk personnel throughout their training and professional development.

Key aims and objectives:

Actively establish and maintain Risk Management activities on projects, seeking any potential opportunities for improvement.

Delivery of a range of Risk Management services to project teams, facilitating the identification and analysis of risks on projects at all stages as required, interpreting risk outputs, and communicating too relevant stakeholders as appropriate.

Maintain, monitor, and assess all project risk related processes and activities, report and rectify any variances or issues.

Support Project / Contract Manager(s) with any contract specific reporting or risk related tasks, including the ongoing continual improvement of Risk Management systems and procedures.

You will:

Prime responsibilities and duties:

To promote and build good working relations within the internal and external teams.

To support and guide more junior Risk Management personnel in their development and daily activities.

To be fully conversant with the application and use of Worley Risk Management suite of tools and chosen software applications.

To carry out all delegated work in compliance with relevant Worley Risk Management processes and procedures.

To prepare, update and maintain project Risk Management activities, throughout the project lifecycle and across the Risk Management process:

To ensure the timely issue of accurate, updated Risk Management Plans and associated documents at the agreed intervals.

To provide guidance to Project personnel in defining Risk Management objectives based on project objectives and support application of the risk process.

To utilise several risk identification techniques in order to facilitate risk identification sessions.

To develop and implement risk assessment criteria as part of a project risk register.

To assist Risk Owners with the selection of appropriate risk response strategies and development of action plans to address identified risks.

To assist project or functional personnel in the familiarisation and consistent application of Risk Management software tools and associated process.

To facilitate Risk workshops and develop project Risk Registers which act as repositories for all risk related information.

To conduct Cost / Schedule Risk Analysis Workshop sessions, facilitating workshops, building bespoke models and interpreting associated outputs for communication / review.

To support and encourage managers and business units in the use of Decision Analysis on projects where applicable.

To ensure the timely issue of accurate, updated reports and associated documents at the agreed intervals.

To regularly engage with project teams, attending and contributing to project meetings as deemed appropriate.

To provide input to development and continual improvement in project Risk Management tools and processes as part of Global network.

Allied occasional duties:

Workshops, Progressive Learning (Lessons Learnt) etc.

Assist with local / regional Risk Management initiatives where relevant / requested.

To present to internal / client external audiences on a range or Risk Management related topics.

To present to wider audiences on Risk Management related topics.

Key Internal Interfaces:

Project Delivery Functions: Project Management, Project Controls, Discipline Engineers, Construction, Supply Chain, Risk Management, Project Commercial, Pre-contracts, Estimating

Business Functions: Operations Leaders / DPEs

You’ll have:

Essential qualifications/training:

Higher National Diploma / Associate Degree / Advanced Diploma etc. (in relevant discipline).

IRM International Certificate in Risk Management (or an alternative risk qualification).

Desirable qualifications/training:

BA or BSc degree (min. 2:1) in Risk Management, alternative subjects considered can include: Project Management, Engineering, other analytical disciplines.

Essential experience:

Previous Risk experience i.e., responsible for large project or multiple smaller projects concurrently (ideally 2 to 5 years’ experience in Risk)

Specialist knowledge in Risk Management software (i.e., MCS software) and experienced with quantitative cost & schedule risk analysis.

Demonstrable involvement / history in the relevant project industry and / or cross-over experience from a comparable technical industry.

Desirable experience:

Demonstrate confident presentation skills and embrace opportunities to educate others on Risk related topics.

Confident and appropriately assertive to lead group workshops on a range of Risk Management activities.

General risk awareness with a demonstrable interest in wider Risk Management topics / issues.

Willingness to learn and continually improve across all business sectors.

Competencies – Generic

Sound computer skills (standard Microsoft Office applications).

Ability to timely deliver to both given and self-imposed deadlines and delegate tasks to junior personnel.

Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels within the organisation.

Demonstrates good safety awareness and sets an appropriate example to others.

Demonstrates team leadership potential.

Competencies – Technical

Strong facilitation skills and ability to guide conversation.

Capable of communicating with project teams, third parties & clients to meet internal and client requirements across multiple projects with several different clients concurrently.

Capable of identifying and providing qualitative inputs to Risk Management related process initiatives.

Ability to build constructive relationships, allowing the discussion and resolution of any risk related issues.

Fully competent in qualitative measuring risks, facilitating analysis, plus evaluation of specific threats and opportunities.

Fully competent in modelling quantitative (cost & schedule) risks and evaluation of analysis output using industry risk analysis tools.

Able to provide constructive challenge to project teams to ensure all risks are addressed appropriately.

Extensive working Risk related knowledge of the Worley industry / business line.

Knowledge of various industry Risk Management software / applications available.

Experience in internal project delivery processes and procedures (e.g., Worley Project Delivery suite).

Personal Qualities, Aptitudes and Skills

Ability to work as lead member of a team.

Good communicator.


Worley is committed to making a difference and we currently have exciting projects delivering energy transition.  We need the right people supporting this global change working and learning together. Our values and behaviours underpin who we are and everything we do…

• Life: Prioritise safety and wellbeing and ensure we choose “”what’s right”” and face important issues

• Rise to the challenge: The can-do attitude to go that extra mile to deliver

• Stronger together: Seek new and diverse relationships to drive innovation

• Unlock Brilliance: Push boundaries and share our expertise

This role can be delivered by hybrid working with regular time working from home balanced with attendance at any of our offices based in Aberdeen, L

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