Project Risk Specialist

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Location: AK

The Project Risk Specialist will support the  business unit by managing the risks associated with the development, design, construction, implementation, and operation of a wide range of projects. The primary focus of the job is to ensuring effective and consistent application of the agreed risk management methodology and practices. The primary objectives of the role are to:

  • Act as the discipline “champion” for the risk management process and tools (as applicable) up to and including functional ownership of the OSA Developments risk register, associated action plans, and functional interfaces.

  • Support in the development of and deliver the appropriate risk management training materials, aids, classes, etc. to help enhance and promote OSA’s risk culture.

  • Act as the Administrator of OSA’s electronic risk management system, up to and including training users and facilitating day-to-day activities in the system including risk identification, development, approval, and mitigation.

  • Facilitate risk identification, review, and management workshops up to and including data capture, reporting and analysis.

  • Assist (as applicable) in subordinate risk functions such as probabilistic cost and schedule risk analysis (using Monte Carlo simulations) up to and including development of reporting outputs and other materials.

The incumbent must be able to successfully work across various business functions, internal and external, stakeholders, and project managers of vastly different backgrounds and approaches. The incumbent must also be acutely aware of the multi-cultural environment of the Oil Search workplace, and the geographic area (and peoples) these projects will touch.

Collaboration with project teams to identify, capture, assess, rank, and approve project-related risks

Supporting development of detailed action plans for risk reduction confirming desirability and objectives, identifying the best means of mitigating risks based on acceptability levels and cost.          

Monitoring and updating the (electronic) Risk Register on a set schedule, shepherding overdue items, and performing administrative tasks as needed.

Presenting risk management status to various leadership teams and generating risk management reports.

Developing and updating core discipline support materials including procedures, practices, training materials, schedules, etc.

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