Risk Lead Job Description

Risk Lead Description

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Risk Lead Job Description

As a Risk Lead, you will process, implement, and develop risk strategies for construction projects. Also, you will operate and maintain an effective risk management system by creating a robust risk framework for the project that includes risk identification, assessment, mitigation, tracking and reporting. This helps organisations improve the management of technological risks and prevent losses for the company.


  • Establish regular risk reviews with each ALT workstream and key budget holders in assessing key risks to assist them in taking a project perspective.
  • Ensure that a review and reporting approach is developed to meet project needs
  • Design an overall risk management progress for the construction organisation
  • Prepare risk management and insurance budgets
  • Analyse historical data and assess the operational risk management of clients
  • Conduct policy and compliance audits, which involve liaising with internal/external auditors


  • Tertiary qualification in Bachelor of Engineering, any other engineering-related fields, or at least ten years of experience in construction delivery.
  • Use of Active Risk Manager, @Risk, or other similar quantitative risk management tools
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Competent in using MS Office, such as Excel and Word.
  • Effective organisational skills to prioritise tasks and manage time
  • Have effective communication skills, and excellent verbal and writing skills for reporting to clients

Average Salary

  • $160k – $170k per year

Salary is based on © SEEK statistics and research; view their website here.

This Risk Lead job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/New Zealand market.

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