Senior Risk Engineer

Country/Region:  SA
Field:  Project Management

Riyadh, SA

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  10-15 years
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SYSTRA is one of the world's leading engineering and consultancy groups with 65 years of experience and employing more than 10,500 employees across 80 countries.

In Saudi Arabia, SYSTRA has been present for more than 20 years and continues to expand and play its part in helping the Kingdom achieve its 2030 Vision. With 400+ employees SYSTRA is involved in many of the Kingdoms iconic projects.

As our Mobility & Rail business continues to grow, we are currently seeking a Senior Risk Engineer for upcoming projects in Saudi Arabia. 

The Senior Risk Engineer will use both qualitative and quantitative methods to accomplish the tasks. The Senior Risk Engineer will have an understanding of key engineering and construction concepts and will be able to lead and manage a team of risk management professionals. This Senior Risk Engineer will interface with numerous other stakeholders and contractors and effectively communicate with the team.



Main duties

To perform this role successfully, the individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Comprehensively identifying Risks that might impact on the achievement of the Program Objectives
  • Accurately assessing the potential impacts of the identified Risks
  • Prioritising the requirements for Risk response identification
  • Formulating appropriate responses to the identified Risks
  • Quantifying adequate cost and time provisions for post-response residual Risk impacts
  • Controlling the implementation of identified Risk responses
  • Monitoring changes in Risk exposure, identifying new Risks and modifying responses

Technical skills

  • Degree in engineering, business, finance discipline (or related field)
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in assigned or related fields.
  • High degree of technical proficiency in implementing risk management strategy, plans and procedures on major construction projects.
  • Ability to effectively identify, analyse and recommend risk mitigation actions
  • Experience of managing others & taking the lead on a project of reasonable size or a number of smaller projects
  • Experience on a complex rail system highly preferred