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Risk Manager



Markham, ON, Canada
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Risk Manager - ( 2400021F )


We are strategizing, planning, and implementing projects that help clients achieve their organization’s objectives. Join our award-winning program management team and bring transformational project solutions to life.

By managing capital programs and projects as if they were our own, our project management business, and technical experts work with clients to strategize, plan, and implement projects that help them achieve their organization’s objectives. Our award-winning team has managed thousands of projects across all sectors — hospitals, airports, and entire university campuses; infrastructure like mass transit and water-treatment facilities; and energy and resource assignments, from mines to wind farms.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is currently looking for a Risk Manager to be part of our team on a permanent full-time position. Reporting to the Program Lead, the Risk Manager will support various projects of a large transportation program providing risk management responsibilities. The Risk Manager will provide oversight and manage all aspects of risk management: risk identification, risk analysis, response planning, risk mitigation, and risk monitoring. The Risk Lead must demonstrate an aptitude for efficiency, problem solving, and resourcefulness with a deep commitment to the Program goals.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Management and oversight of risk activities in support of the projects and program.

  • Provide guidance and direction to other Risk resources working on the projects under the program to deliver risk analysis services as part of capital projects delivery in compliance with Project and Program’s governance, processes, and objectives.

  • Will work with the risk team in creating and managing robust risk registers and generate analysis for the project.

  • Responsible for the management and execution of project risk and project delivery review processes in collaboration with all relevant stakeholders.

  • Lead the program and project risk review meetings, maintain meeting minutes, prepare written recommendations and follow-up on implementation actions in collaboration with the program and project leadership team.

  • Consult with program and project teams and liaise with other risk team members to provide guidance on program and project risk management practices.

  • Facilitate communication between program and project leadership, project teams and risk committee members.

  • Prepare risk management reports and other tracking reports by documenting, analyzing, and summarizing relevant information from a variety of sources for both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Support and contribute to the development of best practices for risk management including tools, processes, and policies.

  • Develop and manage program and project stakeholder and risk assessment databases through utilization of quantitative risk analysis and data management best practices.

  • Develop Quantitative Schedule Risk Analysis (QSRA) review.

  • Facilitate risk analysis and review.

  • Work with the Project Delivery Team (PDT) to manage risks and issues.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Increasing responsibility in risk management work.

  • Experience working in large infrastructure projects.

  • Familiarity with Monte Carlo simulation and any experience with applicable software, such as P6 Risk Analyzer, is an asset.

  • Understanding of design and construction contracts and the relationship between risk management and controls/management functions including project management, change control, planning & scheduling, cost & commercial management, and reporting.

  • Evidence of previous experience in definition and delivery of risk management plans within projects.

  • Strong communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills.

  • Collaborative working style and behaviors.

Education and Experience

  • University Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Business, or related discipline

  • M.A.Sc. or M.B.A. degree in Civil Engineering, Economics, Statistics, or related field is a strong asset.

  • Certification in risk management (e.g. PMI-RMP).

  • More than seven (7) years of relevant experience in quantitative/qualitative cost/schedule risk assessment on large Programs and Projects.

  • Extensive experience with Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA) is mandatory.

  • Experience with other tools like @Risk and Primavera Risk Analysis is an asset.

  • Experience using Enterprise Risk Management tools, for example, Active Sr. Risk Analyst (ARM), Predict! and Oracle PPM (P6R) is an asset.

  • Experience in the delivery of risk throughout the program/project lifecycle including support of financial/funding decisions and delivery/implementation of stage gates at Program level.

  • Experience with large construction or infrastructure projects

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.

Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : Canada-Ontario-Markham

Organization : BC-1262 Transpt-CA PMCM

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : May 8, 2024, 12:15:59 PM

Req ID: 2400021F

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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