Risk Management Lead

AECOM   •  

Orange, CA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 57 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Summary


  • Develops solution to a variety of complex problems.
  • Responsible for the development of risk management and loss prevention programs and develops methods for utilization throughout the company.
  • Interprets and applies the organization’s policies and offers recommendations for changes in procedures.
  • Plans, conducts and supervises assignments of support specialist.
  • Reviews progress with management.
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the company, its organizational structure and industry.
  • Under minimal direction, performs difficult and complex duties requiring advanced techniques, an extensive and diversified knowledge of specialized areas of risk management.
  • Utilizes independent decision-making and functions as an advanced technical specialist in risk management and insurance.


  • Working closely with the legal department, provide guidance to project teams relative to risk management and adherence to company policies
  • Working closely with the legal department, assist project teams with formulating and implementing risk mitigation strategies
  • Serve as a liaison between project teams and various corporate departments such as legal, tax, insurance, and finance teams relative to project risk avoidance measures
  • Act in an advisory capacity to project teams, making recommendations that may have an important bearing on the conduct of the organization's business
  • Work with the legal department, management, and staff to resolve pre-litigation disputes and potential claims
  • Assist with preparation of review packages for projects requiring risk committee review and approval
  • Assist with training of staff in all aspects of compliance with company policies
  • Provide support to multiple offices comprising the DCS Americas West Region

Requisition/Vacancy No.


Minimum Requirements

  • BS/BA plus six (6) years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
  • Demonstrated risk management experience with a major contractor, consultant or law firm in the areas of engineering and construction law
  • A proactive mindset and excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated experience drafting and negotiating professional services and construction related agreements
  • Well-developed communications skills; ability to clearly and concisely express risk issues and related analysis as it pertains to business and technical concerns to executive management, commercial and finance colleagues, technical colleagues and peers
  • Self-driven & resourceful to achieve goals independently as well as in groups
  • Flexibility to adjust and thrive in an environment with changing schedules and priorities
  • Ability to generate ideas, make recommendations & come to consensus
  • Excellent writing, presentation, and meeting facilitation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • J.D. or M.B.A. from accredited program
  • Engineering and/or constructionexperience
  • Admission to bar in any state