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Risk and Resilience Consultant

  • Job reference: TR-002885
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Location: Birmingham, Manchester, Bristol
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Atkins is shaping the future of transportation and we’re looking for talented people to join us in developing and expanding our Digital Asset Management practice. You’ll join at an exciting time with resilience and asset management being a key growth theme across both our Transportation and wider businesses.

As the digital world collides with our physical environment, we're facing a wave of opportunity to use our skills in new ways. Our team is seizing this opportunity to grow and shape the industry. We are a team of resilience and asset management professionals with rich and diverse professional and personal backgrounds, and we cover all parts of resilience and asset management, including, resilience advice; emergency planning, risk management, and business continuity, strategic and tactical asset management as well as analytics. The projects we work on are varied, dynamic and stimulating, providing plenty of opportunity for new challenges and personal growth.

Risk and Resilience is one of Atkins priorities for growth, and Resilience specialists at senior and junior levels are required to support our existing portfolio of projects and provide capacity to grow the business and support future opportunities. The people we’re seeking to employ will enjoy contributing across a portfolio of consultancy projects and will thrive in a busy, innovative and challenging environment. You’ll be technically excellent, whatever your level of experience and will be equally happy presenting to a client or developing technical details back at the office.

These roles will involve working primarily with clients in the transportation sector, however we have a wide range of clients in a number of other sectors such as Energy, Infrastructure, Aerospace, Defence and Security. The focus of the role will be project delivery, with some support activities including project bidding. In addition, there will be opportunities to manage your own projects as part of your role.

The roles will be located at our Birmingham, Bristol and Manchester offices, and regular travel to other UK offices and occasionally overseas forms part of this role.

• Contributing to the delivery of projects related to resilience and asset management
• Presenting technical solutions to clients and other stakeholders
• Developing the skills and expertise of junior staff
• Complying with company processes and policies, and ensuring adherence to safety, welfare, quality and environmental requirements
• Supporting project bidding activities
• Promoting resilience work within Atkins and externally

• Academic qualification in disaster management, emergency planning, business continuity or similar discipline
• Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of an academic qualification
• Member of a relevant professional body such as the Emergency Planning Society or Business Continuity Institute
• Up to date knowledge and understanding of relevant resilience legislation and guidance
• Experience of working in resilience, emergency planning, business continuity, risk management or asset management
• Experience in delivering emergency management training and exercising
• A track record of developing long term client relationships, project delivery and winning work
• Understanding of project management principles
• Team leadership / development experience
• Ability to work independently or as part of a team
• Ability to work in a client facing environment, with good communication skills
• An excellent report writing ability

• Operational experience for a government agency or a utility or transport operator, their service providers or a similar organisation
• Experience in climate change adaptation
• Application of risk management principles
• Background in digital or cyber enhancement
• Experience in managing and delivering projects and meeting client expectations
• Project management skills

We offer a fantastic environment with fresh, modern offices that buzz with the excitement of people working at the very forefront of our industry. Join us and you’ll be joining a business that places no limits on how far you can progress. You’ll gain experience on a diverse range of industry-leading projects, have the opportunity to inspire and be inspired by colleagues in offices across the UK and the globe. You’ll benefit from our promotion-from-within policy and you’ll enjoy an exceptional rewards and benefits package including forward-thinking flexible working options to ensure that working with us works for you.

We offer flexible working and are committed to equal opportunities as we know from our experience that diverse teams provide the best mix of interpersonal and technical skills needed to exceed our customers’ expectations.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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