1+ months

Risk Manager

Chicago, IL 60602
Be involved in projects with our Project Controls & Technology Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Risk Manager for our Chicago, Illinois office
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement effective risk management documentation;
  • Manage the risk management process including risk identification, assessment, analysis, mitigation planning, and tracking of identified risks;
  • Undertake quantitative analysis for both cost and schedule;
  • Establish project risk performance metrics;
  • Proactively interface with multi-disciplinary team of engineers, managers, sub-consultants and clients in the identification, assessment, management and reporting of risk exposure;
  • Work with the project controls team to incorporate risk in the cost and schedule assessments and establishing contingencies; and
  • Facilitate risk workshops. 


Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.
Minimum Qualifications
  • 15+ years’ experience in risk management working for construction or engineering firm, preferably Transportation/Infrastructure projects;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field;
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of cost risk analysis software (@Risk or Crystal Ball etc.) and schedule risk analysis software (Primavera Risk Analysis etc.);
  • Experience in conceptualizing and developing risk models using analytical methods;
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and running integrated models combining cost and schedule information;
  • Proven experience in effectively reporting and communicating risk analysis outcomes to wider project team; and
  • Confidence to communicate effectively with all levels of internal and external staff.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Federal Transit Authority’s (FTA’s) and Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA’s); risk oversight procedures and processes; 

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

This position is contingent upon WSP being selected for a contract or program we are currently pursing.
This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.


Posted: 2020-07-21 Expires: 2020-10-22

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