Bechtel Corporation Project Risk Supervisor Job in Taweelah, United Arab Emirates

Requisition ID: 186323

  • Internal Candidate Under Consideration: No

  • Relocation Authorized: International - Single

  • Project No.: 25875

  • Grade: 26

  • “Salary for the position will be based on current market rates for the position”.


The Project Risk Supervisor is the central point of focus for risk identification, administration and management of the risk program during the study phases or construction phase on projects. The Risk supervisor has professional experience or recognised qualifications in risk management with knowledge of various risk analysis tools. The candidate will ideally have broad experience in construction or mining with an understanding of business, execution and operation risk.


The Bechtel Petrofac Joint Venture is providing Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management services to deliver a 2 M tons per year Alumina Refinery in Abu Dhabi's Khalifa Industrial Zone.


The role forms part of the Project leadership and plays an important part in the project meeting budget and schedule targets. The role reports to a senior level project manager (Project Manager or Project Director) with a direct link to the M&M risk leadership.

The successful candidate is well organized, a 'people' person with strong verbal and written communication skills. Also able to drive organisational change, create a focus for the team on risk and continuous improvement, quickly grasp underlying structures of the business and gain cooperation, all with a minimum of fuss.



  • Deliver to the Project Execution Plan and the Project Risk Management Plan

  • Liaise with BPJV and client leaders in all aspects of the project risk management process

  • Facilitate risk identification workshops

  • Conduct risk analysis and evaluation activities. Maintain the risk register in Bechtel ARM program.

  • Ensure the review of risk activities is performed in accordance with project requirements

  • Coordinate the timely delivery of risk status reports to project management

  • Mentor projects leaders in risk awareness

  • Maintain relationships with key stakeholders and risk working group with the Company

  • Provide training on the risk management process and risk assessment techniques to project staff

  • Manage the closure of the project risk program

  • Liaise between Bechtel and client to ensure that all project risks are either closed or transferred to the Commissioning and Operations teams.

  • Act as the custodian for project risk management processes

  • Experience in Six Sigma is advantageous iin support of project Continuous Improvement Program activities which complement the Risk Management program.


Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Ability to lead teams

  • Analytical approach to problem solving

  • Effective communicator

  • Excellent presentation skills, both written and oral

  • Experience in variety of functions and project phases

  • Competent computer skills especially with the Microsoft Office suite

Personal Attributes:

  • Approachable

  • Customer and results focused

  • Diligence

  • Integrity

  • Attentive

  • Confident

  • Ability to work under pressure to meet multiple deadlines simultaneously

  • Ability to work without supervision


Ethics: Commitment to the Project's Ethical standards as demonstrated by success on prior projects

Quality: Commitment to the Project's Quality standard as demonstrated by prior Supervisors' evaluations of work performance

ES&H: Demonstrated commitment to the Project's Zero Incident philosophy by prior active engagement and demonstration of ES&H Leadership

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

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